Los Angeles is a movie town, so it’s no surprise that it’s filled with film festivals and documentary screenings, but even amidst all the variety the only L.A. film series you’ll find focused on human rights is at UCLA.
A panel discussion marking the fiftieth anniversary of the post-war French-German reconciliation by the signing of the Élysée Treaty on January 22nd, 1963. Speakers: Dr. Bernd Fischer, Consul General of Germany, and Mr. Axel Cruau, Consul General of France. Moderator: Ivan Berend, UCLA History.
A book talk with author Andreas Glaeser, University of Chicago, Sociology. Discussant: Gail Kligman, UCLA, Sociology.
Memorial in honor of Michael Henry Heim (1943-2012), renowned translator and Distinguished Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature at UCLA.
Faculty lecture by Aaron Tornell, UCLA, Economics.
A book talk with author Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA, Spanish and Portuguese), and discussant Roberta Johnson (University of Kansas, Spanish and Portuguese).
A public lecture by Josef Joffe, Editor, Die Zeit. Discussant: Ronald Rogowski, UCLA, Political Science.
An international armed conflict raged in Bosnia and Herzegovina between April 1992 and December 1995. All told, the war claimed the lives of roughly 100,000 people and forced an estimated 2 million people from their homes. Meanwhile, some 6,500 miles away in Washington State, Adam Moore was doing what a lot of kids his age do — studying hard, hanging out with friends and playing sports.
Professor James Gelvin has been invited to the First Istanbul World Forum.
Professor Kligman's latest book "Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962," co-authored with Professor Katherine Verdery, receives multiple awards.
Eric Hobsbawm was a highly acclaimed Marxist historian and professor emeritus, Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, and president, Birkbeck University of London.
A distinguished professor of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Michael Heim was an internationally recognized scholar whose translations from a wide array of Slavic and other European languages into English placed him among the foremost ranks of the profession.
Faculty lecture by Adam Moore, UCLA, Geography.
A lecture by Sung Choi, UCLA
A lecture by Esra Akcan, University of Illinois at Chicago
General Wesley K. Clark argues that Bosnia still faces many challenges through the ethnic divisions that arose in the Bosnian civil war.
A book talk with author Carol Silverman, University of Oregon, Anthropology. Discussant: Timothy Rice, UCLA, Ethnomusicology/Herb Alpert School of Music.
A public lecture by Yevgenia Albats, Editor-in-Chief, The New Times (Novoye Vremya).
Professor Laure Murat is this year's lone UCLA recipient
A directed discussion with Barry Eichengreen, UC Berkeley, Economics and Political Science. Discussants: Ivan Berend, UCLA, History and Edward Leamer, UCLA, Economics.
Senator George Mitchell, who led peace negotiations in Northern Ireland and formerly served as Special Envoy for the Middle East, delivers the 2012 Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture entitled: "Turmoil in the Middle East: Its Effect on U.S. Foreign Policy."
UCLA, Sciences Po and the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences continue to forge ties
A public lecture by Marci Shore, Yale University, History. Cosponsored by the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies.
Plenary Session of the international graduate student conference, "Migration, Ethnicity, and Urban Inequality in Europe." Discussants: Rogers Brubaker, Adrian Favell, Marco Oberti, Roger Waldinger, Gokce Yurdakul.
A public lecture by David Andrews, Scripps College, Politics and International Relations.
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