Renowned Palestian poet Ghassan Zaqtan and translator Fady Joudah visit UCLA for a poetry reading on October 25th, 2012. The event was organized by Nouri Gana, Professor in the Dept. of Comparative Literature and the Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.
A lecture by Morteza Mardiha, Visiting Scholar, Harvard University (lecture in Persian)
Cambodia-Thailand Relations: The Questions of the Preah Vihear Temple and a Clash of Two Nationalisms
Podcast of talk by Professor Charnvit Kasetsiri, Department of History, Thammasat University
Do Catholics See Things Differently? On Photographs and Museum Objects in Missionary Representations of Africa
A podcast of a public lecture by Professor Peter Pels, Leiden University
By Trevor W. Harrison & John W. Friesen
A book talk with author Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA, Spanish and Portuguese), and discussant Roberta Johnson (University of Kansas, Spanish and Portuguese).
A November 1, 2012 lecture by Professor James Gelvin, History Department, UCLA
Listen to presentation by poet and political activist Graciela Huinao
The UCLA Latin American Institute is a proud community and cultural supporter of this year’s AFI Film Festival presented by Audi from November 1 - 8. This year, the LAI is the official host of the film "After Lucia" (Despues de Lucia).
Dialogue on Russia Conference - Hot Markets, Language Skills and Emerging Industries: Students' Perspectives
Introduction: UCLA Chancellor Gene Block
Alyssa Haerle, UCLA Russian Flagship alumna, EURECA Program Coordinator, UCLA
Parker Tresemer, UCLA School of Law alumnus
Yelena Muratova, UCLA Russian Flagship student; member, UCLA SumIT Team vuPad
Masaki Nakada, UCLA School of Engineering; member, UCLA SumIT Team vuPad
Moderator: Daniel Treisman, Professor, Political Science, UCLA
Mikhail Kudinov, Director, Center for Young Entrepreneurs, ITMO
Andre Nel, Director, Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology, California NanoSystems Institute, UCLA
Angela Phillips Diaz, Managing Director, Global Policy Research Institute, Purdue University
Paul Brandano, Program Director, GAP, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Ronnie Gist, Maryland Industrial Partnerships, University of Maryland
Moderator: Nina Yanykina, Senior Executive of Projects, EURECA Program, ITMO
Dmitry Akhanov, President and CEO, Rusnano USA
Scott Blacklin, Principal, Blacklin Associates LLC
Axel Tillmann, Chief Executive Officer, Russian Venture Company
Sergey R. Borisov, President, Opora Russia
Moderator: David MacFadyen, Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures, UCLA
Mamikon Melkumov, Senior Attorney BDO International, Moscow
Perry Viscounty, Global Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Litigation Group, Latham and Watkins Global
Judge Michael Mihm, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois; U.S. Russia Foundation Board Member
Moderator: JoAnna Esty, Patent Counsel
Mark Pomar, President & CEO, The U.S. Russia Foundation
Andrei Kortunov, President & CEO, New Eurasia Foundation
Steve Pease, President, Deucalion Securities, Inc.
Moderator: Dan Davidson, President, American Councils for International Education
Sergey R. Borisov, President, OPORA Russia
John Beyrle, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation
A podcast of a public lecture by Ambassador Oded Eran, sponsored by UCLA CMED.
"Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World" is an upcoming 2-day conference to be held at UCLA and UC Irvine on November 8 and 9, 2012.
Renowned Palestian poet Ghassan Zaqtan and translator Fady Joudah visit UCLA for a poetry reading on October 25th, 2012.
A panel discussion regarding the current crisis in Syria with panelists UCLA Law professor Asli Bali, RAND Political Scientist Dalia Dassa Kaye and UCLA Political Science professor Daniel Treisman. This panel was moderated by UCLA Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala.
Sarah Leah Whitson, the Middle East Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, speaks on migrant worker abuse in the Middle East.
The UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies hosts the 17th Annual Graduate Symposium on Japanese Studies.
Librarian David Hirsch has helped build the UCLA library’s 500,000-plus volumes on the Middle East, North Africa, Anatolia and Central Asia, constituting one of the most significant Middle Eastern research collections in the U.S.
A public lecture by Josef Joffe, Editor, Die Zeit. Discussant: Ronald Rogowski, UCLA, Political Science.
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