A lecture by Dawn Chatty, Oxford University on January 12, 2010.
Podcast of a lecture by Professor Nabil Matar, University of Minnesota on November 12, 2009.
After interviewing representatives of states and advocacy organizations at the annual meeting of the International Criminal Court, where the United States has sent official observers for the first time, the students will report their findings and perhaps make recommendations toward a broader U.S. engagement with the court.
Marshalling quantitative comparative data on subjects as diverse as colon cancer deaths and the accuracy of clocks in public settings, Peter Baldwin illustrates how differences between the U.S. and the nations of Western Europe are much smaller than commonly supposed.
Clark, a senior fellow at UCLA's Burkle Center for International Relations, opened the afternoon session for a Nov. 6 conference, "1989: Assessing the Collapse of Communism Twenty Years Later." The conference was organized by the UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies.
Video profile of graduate student Amy Malek.
The Austrian Federal Minister of Education of Arts and Culture, Consul General of Austria in Los Angeles and two other delegates from Austria met with key representatives from the UCLA Hammer Museum on Thursday, November 5, 2009.
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.
In an article for Maingate, the American University of Beirut's quarterly magazine, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr tells the story of her Iraqi-born classmate Samya, who fled Iraq for Sweden in 2006.
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.
More than 400 students took advantage of L.A.'s linguistic diversity this summer by signing up for Language Intensives in L.A., organized by the Center for World Languages and Summer Sessions.
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.
This spring, two centers under the UCLA International Institute went live with standalone, online courses on Azeri and the Iraqi dialect of Arabic and with a custom application that allows instructors to share web-based lessons. Meanwhile, the New Language Classroom has added videos for instructors, and the Language Materials Project launched a portal for K-12 schoolteachers on "less commonly taught" languages.
June 7, 2009 performance by UCLA students in Dr. Anna Kudyma's Russian 103 (Russian for Native and Near-native Speakers) of Aleksandr Pushkin's The Little Tragedies, with intermediary scenes by Maia Boudzinskaia.
A Central Asia Initiative Lecture by Olivier Roy
A book talk with author EMIL DRAITSER, CUNY Hunter College, Russian Division, and discussant DAVID MYERS, UCLA, History
A book talk with author TODD PRESNER, UCLA, Germanic Languages, and discussant PAUL LERNER, USC, History
A book talk with author RUTH MANDEL, University College London, Anthropology, and discussant SUSAN OSSMAN, UC Riverside, Anthropology
In his contribution to an EU-backed project to study the impact of the European Court of Human Rights on selected countries, visiting professor Haldun Gulalp of Turkey's Yildiz Technical University observes the court preferring some models of church- and mosque-state relations to others. In "freedom of religion" cases, France and Turkey fare better than Greece and Bulgaria.
A book talk with author ROBERT CREWS, Stanford University, History, and discussant ADRIENNE EDGAR, UC Santa Barbara, History
The final piece will be unveiled Tuesday, June 2, at a 5 p.m. reception to coincide with festivities planned in Royce Hall by the Italian Consulate for Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day).
A public lecture by LARRY KING, Cambridge University, Sociology
A public lecture by JOCHEN HELLBECK, Rutgers University, History
On April 28, 2009 Alfred Kokh and Igor Svinarenko visited a UCLA Russian Flagship class to discuss their book, (A Crate of Vodka: An Insider View on the 20 Years that Shaped Modern Russia, translated by Antonina W. Bouis, Enigma Books).
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