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.
A Swedish academic visits UCLA to begin an exchange program with the Center for the Study of Women and to present research. Professor Britta Lundgren also meets with the Vice Provost and Dean of the International Institute.
While a member of the Swedish parliament in 2006, Berndt Ekholm worked on a committee report about relations between the West and the Muslim world, focusing on the European Union and its neighborhood.
"I tried to imagine what I would feel like if I had to move to Sweden at the age of 72 with uncertain residence status and my family left behind in my own country which was torn apart by war," writes UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr in the Palisadian-Post.
This article was written by Jamie Hughins, a Design | Media Arts major at UCLA who lived in Lund, Sweden and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown
This article was written by Jamie Hughins, a Design | Media Arts major at UCLA who lived inLund, Sweden and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown