UCLA International Institute News http://www.international.ucla.edu Educating Global Citizens en-us UCLA International Institute http://www.international.ucla.edu/images/ucla_intl_instit.gif http://www.international.ucla.edu Crisis intensifies in Ukraine A panel discussion on April 7 addressed the growing crisis in Ukraine and its implications for Europe and the United States. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138886 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:57:37 PDT Fans and their Audiences in Late 19th century Shanghai: The Urban Bird-and-Flower Fan Paintings of Ren Bonian (1840-1896) http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138858 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:53:39 PDT The Arab Uprising: Results and Prospects Special Lecture: Gilbert Achcar, Department of Development Studies, SOAS. Sponsored by the Center for Social Theory and Comparative History. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138816 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:28:32 PDT Talab, Rihla, Ghaza: How Central Asian Sufis Rediscovered India and China Eurasian Empires Seminar Series Lecture by Alexandre Papas, CNRS, Paris http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138818 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:40:53 PDT Ukraine in Crisis: Revolution and Russian Intervention A panel discussion with Robert English, USC, Daniel Treisman, UCLA, and Edward Walker, UC Berkeley. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138849 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:06:03 PDT Papers Please Kal Raustiala is cited in a Foreign Policy article about the United States' refusal to grant a visa to the new Iranian ambassador to the United Nations. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138805 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:11:42 PDT Celebrating the Legacy of Malcom H. Kerr The work and life of Malcom H. Kerr, a UCLA professor for 20 years, was celebrated at UCLA on April 8, 2014. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138695 Fri, 4 Apr 2014 19:07:22 PDT U.S.-Pakistani relationship plagued by mutual distrust U.S. Ambassador Cameron Munter says the planned withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan in 2014 offers the United States an opportunity to redefine its policy toward Pakistan. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138774 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:22:57 PDT Perseverance is the key in Arab-Israeli talks In an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times, UCLA's Steven Spiegel encourages U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to stay the course in negotiations with Israel and the Palestinian Authority. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138776 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:33:27 PDT Language volunteers needed for Special Olympics Foreign-language speakers (especially of Mandarin, German, and Spanish) are needed to volunteer at the Special Olympics Summer Games Invitational in Los Angeles, June 5-9, 2014. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138744 Wed, 9 Apr 2014 14:08:32 PDT Nuclear talks with Iran could transform geopolitics in the Middle East A recent Burkle Center event explored the ramifications of nuclear negotiations with Iran and the challenges that remain ahead. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138545 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:31:17 PDT NHLRC Holds 2nd Conference on Heritage/Community Languages A pre-conference workshop, variety of presentations and plenaries, and awards to young scholars show the growth of heritage language studies as an academic field. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138507 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:14:48 PDT US sanctions mistakenly target family of CMED staffer Try proving to a U.S. bank that you are NOT the person on a U.S. Treasury Department sanction list. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138449 Wed, 9 Apr 2014 14:30:46 PDT New government and nuclear negotiations open door for economic reform in Iran Renowned Iranian economist Hashem Pesaran discussed the origins of Iran’s current economic crisis and explored possibilities for reform. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138403 Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:58:39 PDT The Constitutional and Legal Status of non-Shiites in Iran A lecture by Houchang-Esfandiar Chehabi, Boston University. Part of the UCLA CNES and Program of Iranian Studies Bilingual Lecture Series. http://www.international.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=138393 Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:42:19 PDT