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    UCLA's glocal impacts

    At the signature event of International Education Week 2023, four distinguished members of UCLA spoke about how their work connects the global to the local and vice-versa.

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    Panelists and host enjoy a light moment at the "UCLA 'Glocal' Conversation: The University in an Interconnected World" at the UCLA Faculty Center during International Education Week 2023. (Photo: Todd Cheney.)
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    Newly digitized Florentine Codex reveals Aztec culture, language

    Scholars from the UCLA Latin American Institute are celebrating Getty's release of the digital version of the Florentine Codex, an unparalleled repository of 16th-century Indigenous Mexican knowledge and culture.

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    Courtesy of the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence, and by permission of MiBACT.

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UCLA celebrates International Education Week 2023

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Known for its talented, hardworking students, the interdisciplinary global studies program allows undergraduate Bruins to focus on their specific interests while completing a sequence of required courses.

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In Memoriam: Maryam Farzanegan

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Latin American Institute summer program prepares K–12 instructors to bring new knowledge into their classrooms.

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Author Meets Critics Session — Suffer the Little Children

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The Politics of Development in Ghana6Dec2023

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The Politics of Development in Ghana's Capital City

As part of a joint project of the Coleman African Studies Center and Global Public Affairs at Luskin, this colloquium...

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War and Punishment: Putin, Zelensky, and the Path to Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

A conversation between Mikhail Zygar and Professor Daniel Treisman, Interim Director of UCLA CERS, about Russia's history of oppressing Ukraine,...

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