A public lecture by CYNTHIA HOOPER, College of the Holy Cross, History
A public lecture by GABOR RITTERSPORN, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, Centre d'Etudes des Mondes Russe, Caucasien et Centre-Europeen
Connected Revolutions: Armenians and the Russian, Ottoman, and Iranian Revolutions in the Early Twentieth Century
A public lecture by Houri Berberian, California State University, Long Beach, delivered on May 28, 2008.
A public lecture by MURRAY FESHBACH, Woodrow Wilson Center
With a film screening and a panel discussion, the UCLA Asia Institute and partners launch a Central Asia Initiative. The goal is to understand societies and cultures long on the fringes of study. Anticipating a UCLA conference in October 2008, historians on the panel ask what changed on the steppes of Central Asia as states acquired the means to move and deport whole peoples, and as nomads increasingly stayed put.
The World the Refugees Made: Representing the Evacuation of the Ninos de la Guerra to the Soviet Union
A public lecture by GLENNYS YOUNG, History and International Studies, University of Washington
Vladimir Chernov's lifelong love affair with singing began in a small village near the city of Krasnodar, some 1,400 kilometers south of Moscow. Now he is a professor of vocal studies in the Department of Music at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
Jack F. Matlock, Jr., former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union.
A public lecture by DAVID LANE, University of Cambridge, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences
Andrew L. Jenks, an assistant professor of history at California State University, Long Beach, explains that the Sputnik moment was a moment for Americans, not Russians (who also had Yuri Gagarin). And the moment could repeat itself.
A presentation by MARTHA BRILL OLCOTT, Senior Associate, Russian and Eurasian Program, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., at the conference on Security Issues and Impacts: Comparative Perspectives on Europe and Eurasia, UCLA, June 1, 2007
UCLA literary translator Michael Heim and distinguished panelists revisit the life and the diary of Kornei Chukovsky, the Russian man of letters best remembered as a children's author. UCLA's Vyacheslav Ivanov recalls details of his lifelong friendship with Chukovsky.
Terasaki Chair in U.S.-Japan Relations Thomas Rimer speaks about the re-telling of the Sorge affair in Japanese film and theater.
New UCLA Language Resource Center offers specialized instruction for students with background in a language
Former imprisoned Soviet dissident and current Israeli Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs looks at the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the United Nations, the Western press, and the issue of Jewish settlements in Gaza and the West Bank.
How serious are Putin's changes in electoral laws? How far is he likely to go in restricting political and press freedoms?
Stephen Wheatcroft, Professor of History, University of Melbourne, Australia, presented new information on the famine based on extensive archival data now available on the tragedy of the Soviet countryside, in a talk sponsored by the Center for European & Eurasian Studies on May 5, 2003.
On March 6th more than sixty business leaders, trade representatives, visiting Russian entrepreneurs, faculty and students attended this half day conference at the UCLA Faculty Center on developing trade relations between Europe, Eurasia and the United States, sponsored by the Center for European & Eurasian Studies.
Ten entrepreneurs from Vladivostok include consultations at UCLA's Anderson School in their itinerary.
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