Jacob Dayan, Consul General of Israel; Hagai Levi, Steve Levinson, Rodrigo Garca, Blair Underwood, Rick Rosen, Moderator: David R. Ginsburg
David Ginsburg, executive director of the UCLA School of Law's Entertainment and Media Law and Policy Program, moderates a conversation with Hagai Levi, creator and director of the Israeli series "Be-Tipul," on which HBO's "In Treatment" is based, and Rodrigo Garcia, director and executive producer of "In Treatment," on transforming the Israeli program for an American audience.
A presentation by Valerie Hartouni, University of California, San Diego
Public lecture by Asher Susser is Professor of Middle East Studies at Tel Aviv University and the Former Director of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Professor Susser is an internationally renowned expert on modern Middle Eastern history, religion and state in the Middle East, and Arab-Israeli issues, with special reference to Jordan and the Palestinians.
An introduction by Professor Susan Slyomovics, UCLA, to the symposium, "Human Rights and Gaza" held on January 21, 2009 in Broad Hall.
Comments delivered by Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA, at the Human Rights and Gaza symposium held on Wednesday, January 21, 2009.
Comments delivered by Lisa Hajjar, UC Santa Barbara, at the Human Rights and Gaza symposium held on Wednesday, January 21, 2009.
Comments delivered by Richard Falk, Princeton, at the Human Rights and Gaza symposium held on Wednesday, January 21, 2009.
Comments delivered by Saree Makdisi, UCLA, at the Human Rights and Gaza symposium held on Wednesday, January 21, 2009.
The recent conflict in Gaza wasn't a war between Israelis and Palestinians, nor between Israelis and Arabs, but a clash of civilizations pitting Israel against Iran and extremist groups supported by the Islamic state, said Jacob Dayan, the Israeli consul general for the U.S. Southwest, at a talk on campus.
A public lecture by the Consul General of Israel Jacob Dayan.
Israel's recent assault on Gaza by land, sea and air against the backdrop of its control over the territory was a disturbing violation of Palestinians' human rights, speakers at the symposium said.
The duo, Noam Yifrach and Younis Al-Khatib, are the heads, respectively, of the Maghen David Adom (MDA) and the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), the Israeli and Palestinian equivalents of the Red Cross.
In a talk cosponsored by the UCLA Israel Studies Program, Shalev said she hopes her ambassadorship will alter both the role of Israel in the U.N. as well as the way the U.N. is perceived within Israel.
Gabriela Shalev, Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations
September 17, 2008
UCLA, Israeli researchers record single cells as they call up memories
Although the international crowd in Dr. Sami Chetrit's "Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Film" shares opinions in class, the students open up more in the password-protected space of an online chat board.
Podcast of Aaron David Miller lecture on his visit to UCLA 8 April 2008. Miller's talk was co-sponsored by the UCLA International Institute and the UCLA Center for Middle East Development.
A public lecture by Galia Golan, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel
Steven Spiegel, a professor of political science and director of the Center for Middle East Development, is a leading expert on U.S. policy in the Middle East. A longer version of this article recently appeared in the Israeli paper Ha'aretz. (Photo courtesy of pbs.org)
The mysterious archaeological ruins located paces from where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered 60 years ago served first as a fortress before being adopted by Jewish religious sect, two UCLA researchers contend.
A public lecture by Shimon Shamir, Tel Aviv University
A public lecture by Trita Parsi, Johns Hopkins University, part of the Center for Near Eastern Studies Persian Lecture Series.
A discussion among two Los Angeles Times editors, one historian, and a UCLA audience exposes gaps in expectations about how violence gets reported.
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