Professors and students hope to create portable device that could test for contaminants immediately, reports The Daily Bruin.
In 1985, the African Studies Center at UCLA was renamed the James S. Coleman African Studies Center in his honor.
Ghislaine Lydon, the new chair of the African Studies interdepartmental program, will travel to Mauritania in December to collaborate on an article and a documentary film about the last women caravanners in the western Sahara Desert.
Celebrating 30 years of teacher training programs on campus, the UCLA International Institute this summer dedicated a 10-day workshop to the theme of food in world history and world cultures.
Celebrating 30 years of teacher training programs on campus, the UCLA International Institute this summer dedicated a 10-day workshop to the theme of food in world history and world cultures. Watch a video about the program.
This year's International Institute summer training program for teachers, a 10-day workshop, traced the evolution of regional and cross-regional food cultures from antiquity to the present day in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
Dr. Ross Donaldson interrupted med school at UCLA to travel to Sierra Leone and treat victims of one of the world's deadliest diseases, the Lassa virus. Thus began an adventure that he turned into a book.
In this video, the Africa Director of Human Rights Watch, Georgette Gagnon, tells why her organization pushed for the principle of a "responsibility to protect" to guard people from atrocities committed by their governments. The next step, Gagnon says, is to "operationalize" R2P.
Rice, chicken, tea. Sounds like a meal, but in a summer class about international food, these staples are a jumping-off point for understanding rice's role in globalization, how rumors about chicken quality represent distrust of the global market and how a British obsession with Chinese tea led to slave raids in the Philippines.
African Activist Association's Fourth Annual Conference.
The Development of Tunisian Theatrical Experience: A Review of Its History from the Colonial Era to the Present
Artists of the Green Sahara: Using Rock Art to Contextualize the Archaeology and History of the Sahara
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A conversation with author and journalist Mark Gevisser and Los Angeles Times reporter Scott Kraft. Featuring special guest actor Blair Underwood.
Nearly 1,000 middle and high school students came to campus on May 30 for the Teach Africa Youth Forum, the last and largest event in a yearlong collaborative effort carried out in Southern California schools to increase awareness about Africa and its place in global affairs.
In a forum on Saturday, speakers addressed several topics to break stereotypes of life in Africa, The Daily Bruin reports.
Dr. Edmund Keller participated in the seventh annual Princeton Colloquium on Public and International Affairs, held on April 17-18, 2009 at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Keynotes and featured presenters explored the positive and negative effects of globalization.
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