The impact of Edward Said’s work on the fields of literature, law, politics and history was considered by a recent conference of the Center for Near Eastern Studies.
Presentation by David Schaberg, UCLA Dean of Humanities and Acceptance speech by Patricia Crone, Institute for Advanced Study
A lecture by Michael Cook, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University.
A lecture by Kirill Dmitriev, School of Modern Languages, University of St Andrews.
A lecture by James Gelvin, UCLA History. Part of the panel discussion "Reclaiming the Egyptian Revolution" on November 07, 2013.
Remarks by Carol Bakhos (UCLA), Behnam Sadeghi (Stanford University), and Nile Green (UCLA).
A lecture by Kevin van Bladel, Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University.
A keynote lecture by Patricia Crone, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study.
A lecture by Ahmed Maher, Founder and Chief Coordinator of the April 6 Youth Movement. Part of the panel discussion "Reclaiming the Egyptian Revolution" on November 07, 2013.
A lecture by Gerald Hawting, Dept. of History, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
A lecture by John M. Willis, University of Colorado
At a recent seminar convened by the Burkle Center for International Relations, a panel of experts considered the state of the Syrian civil war. Their general outlook was pessimistic, despite the recent real achievement of the chemical arms agreement concluded with the Syrian government.
Known for work that is both heart wrenching and funny, Israeli writer Etgar Keret says he uses humor like a defense mechanism. An evening hosted by the Y&S Nazarian Center on October 1st featured readings of his short stories and an absorbing interview of the author.
The following is a link to an article in "History News Network" by Professor James L. Gelvin (History).
Susan Slyomovics, professor of anthropology and Near Eastern languages and cultures, is the recipient of a EURIAS fellowship to the Collegium de Lyon, France, for the academic year 2013-14
Ceren Abi, a PhD student in the Department of History at University of California, Los Angeles, interviews Professor Gabriel Piterberg (UCLA History) for "Tarih: Graduate History Journal"
Khaled M. Abou El Fadl is the Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Distinguished Professor in Islamic Law at the UCLA School of Law and the author of "The Great Theft: Wrestling Islam From the Extremists." This op-ed was originally published July 7 in The New York Times.
The event featured Former Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben Ami as the keynote speaker.
Professor Nayereh Tohidi, visting scholar at the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, asks whether president-elect Hassan Rowhani will reset Iran's political course in a hopeful direction.
In a speech at the 29th Annual AIS Conference at UCLA on June 24th, former foreign minister of Israel Shlomo Ben-Ami spoke about David Ben-Gurion, the founding of Israel, the impact of the country’s victory in the Six Day War and the changing way in which Israel has been judged by “the tribunal of world public opinion.”
The following is the text of an interview conducted by the Hong Kong daily Ming Pao (明報) with Professor James L. Gelvin (History) in late June 2013.
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