Ambassador Ryan Crocker repeatedly counseled the United States to practice “strategic patience” over the long term in its pursuit of stability in the Middle East at a lecture at UCLA.
A younger generation of scholars recently paid tribute to UCLA Professor Emeritus Ismail K. Poonawala at a symposium (“Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala’s Shoulders”) organized by the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies on May 23, 2013, by presenting new research in a tradition made immeasurably richer by his life’s work as a scholar of Ismaili Shiism.
Interview with UCLA Professor Gabriel Piterberg on the Israeli Palestinian conflict. The Noticias Mundo Fox segment (in Spanish) took place on November 22, 2012.
Political scientist Pearl T. Robinson describes the work of Mama Kiota as a vital part of the global feminist movement. A female Sufi educational and spiritual leader, Mama Kiota has been working under the radar in her local community in Niger for 40 years, educating and empowering rural African Muslim women.
A lecture by Dr. Sumaiya Hamdani, Associate Professor, History and Art History Dept., George Mason University. Part of the conference "Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala's Shoulders."
Closing remarks by Professor Ismail Poonawala, UCLA.
A lecture by Dr. Daryoush Mohammad Poor, Reseach Associate, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. Part of the conference "Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala's Shoulders."
Listen to presentations by medical and social scientists, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and attorneys on community wellbeing and culture in Latin America.
A lecture by Dr. Omar Ali-de-Unzaga, Research Associate, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. Part of the conference "Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala's Shoulders."
Historian Geoffrey Robinson and archivist Michelle Caswell will use a at $40,000 grant from the UC Pacific Research Program to explore the complex set of issues involved in the creation, housing, ownership, and use of archives on human rights abuses and crimes against humanity
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations proudly presents the 2012-13 Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture on Economic Development featuring Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute and Professor of Sustainable Development, and of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. This event is co-sponsored by the UCLA Anderson School's Center for Global Management, the UCLA Law School's Emmett Center on Climate Change & the Environment and the Environmental Law Center.
David Hirsch of the Young Research Library was voted UCLA Librarian of the Year 2013 by his peers. A librarian, linguist and scholar, his work supports scholars throughout the International Institute.
This talk is part of the “China Beyond the Headlines” lecture series, generously supported by Mr. Stephen Lesser on May 21st, 2013.
A May 2013 graduate research panel organized by the Asia Institute's Program on Central Asia explored the changing dynamics of identity and place in the region. The interdisciplinary session saw presentations by a linguist, an anthropologist and a geographer, respectively.
Unfolding the Principle of Color Decoration in Yingzao Fashi, a 12th Century’s Chinese Imperial Building Standard
A talk by Luke Li, Tsinghua University, Beijing on May 20th, 2013.
UCLA graduate students presented a diverse array of research to donor representative Russell Faucett at an annual luncheon hosted by the Latin American Institute on May 16, 2013.
The 2013 International Career Panel hosts Brooke Christopher, Holly Derheim, and Erroll Southers. This panel provides insight about various fields and professions in the international arena, and guide students on how to best prepare for international careers. Alexandra Lieben, Deputy Director of the UCLA Burkle Center, moderated the discussion.
A lecture in Persian by Peyman Vahabzadeh, University of Victoria
CEES congratulates Professors Hunt and Kudyma on receiving Distinguished Teaching Awards!
A recent Center for Korean Studies conference brought together a wide range of speakers to reconsider how to end a war that never technically ended.
A lecture by Michael Cooperson, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA.
International collaboration and funding arise as main issues for scholars at the Annual Forum.
A recent luncheon brought together UCLA alumnus and donor Terry Kramer with UCLA students who have received a Kramer scholarship in the past calendar year to travel and study abroad for the first time.
A lecture by Ziad Fahmy, Cornell University
A three-day summer program for high school teachers, July 29-31, 2013.
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