- The Modern Recovery of the Ismaili Legacy and Its Importance for the Study of the Fatimids
A lecture by Paul Walker, University of Chicago
- The Roads to Oxiana: The Writing of Travel at the Crossroads of Asia (Panel I)
Central Asia Initiative International Conference (Panel I)
- The Roads to Oxiana: The Writing of Travel at the Crossroads of Asia (Panel II)
Central Asia Initiative International Conference (Panel II)
- Does 'Fair Trade' Help Those Who Harvest Tea?
As part of the International Human Rights Film Series, the Asia Institute put on a screening and discussion of an award-winning 2008 documentary, "The Bitter Taste of Tea," that takes a skeptical view of the fair trade movement's ability to protect laborers within this global industry. Listen to scholars, fair trade advocates and audience members delve into the issues in this audio podcast.
- Islam and the Army in Colonial India
A book talk by Professor Nile Green (UCLA History).
- From Elephants to Tea: The Nilgiris Under Colonial Rule
Podcast of public lecture by Sanjay Subrahmanyam at the Fowler Museum at UCLA as part of the Steeped in History: The Art of Tea exhibit.
- No Colonialism, No Culture: Macaulay, Kipling And The Interpellation Of Indians
Talk by Qadri Ismail, University of Minnesota. 6/2/08.
- Richie's Fable of Riches
Smitha Radhakrishnan chats with first-time feature film director Richie Mehta about working with family, attracting big stars, and putting 100% into a character named Amal.
- The Ruins of Memory: The Writing of Brahmin Self in South India
Talk by Dilip Menon, University of Delhi. 4/11/08.
- Emergency, Difference, and Popular Politics in Karachi
Talk by Tahir Naqvi, Reed College. 2/25/08
- Journalism and Asia: Career Reflections
Syndicated Asia columnist Tom Plate and former United Press International and Dow Jones reporter James F. Paradise discuss coverage of Asia in the media
- A World of Conflict
Listen to a UCLAradio story about a documentary screening by Kevin Sites, a pioneering solo journalist for Yahoo! News, on war zones around the world. The event was presented by AsiaMedia, sponsored by the UCLA International Institute, Latin American Center, African Studies Center and Asia Institute.