Videos from throughout the Institute and member centers. To date we have published over 226 videos.
This year's lecture featured Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Paul Romer.
Award-winning author and Associate Editor of the Washington Post Bob Woodward delivered the 2018/19 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced Bob Woodward.
Panelists: Karida Brown (Department of Sociology, UCLA); Anne Gilliland (Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA); Cecilia Menjívar (Department of Sociology, UCLA); Michael Rodriguez (School of Medicine, UCLA).
Moderated by: Chiara Galli (Department of Sociology, UCLA); Estefanía Castaneda Perez (Department of Political Science, UCLA)
Hiroshi Motomura, UCLA School of Law, “The New Migration Law: A Roadmap for an Uncertain Future”
Commentators: Sameer Ashar, UCLA School of Law; Margaret Peters, UCLA Department of Political Science
In his talk, Prof. of History and former Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben-Ami discussed the recent ethno-nationalist trends in Israel, Europe and around the globe, and the dangers this dynamic poses to world peace.
What accounts for this vast corpus of foreign songs in Israeli music and what impact have such renderings had on the development of Israeli culture? After surveying this significant, yet largely overlooked, phenomenon, Visiting Assistant Professor Daniel Stein Kokin presented on a series of test cases and argue that the extensive importation of foreign songs into Hebrew paradoxically played a key role in the creation of an autonomous Israeli musical culture.
During the panel discussion, speakers discussed the prospects of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East and the potential implications for Israel. Speakers included (in order of appearance):
At the signature event of IEW 2018, Marcelo Suárez-Orozco — Wasserman Dean, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies — spoke about a world on the move in which education remains the key to disrupting inequality.
A 1996 graduate of the Latin American Studies program at UCLA, John speaks about his UCLA education and unexpected international career in this interview -- and provides advice to Bruin undergraduates.
While attending the Tsinghua Forum of the Global Chinese Philanthropy Initiative in late June 2018, Vice Provost Cindy Fan was interviewed at length by CCTV about her life, achievements and challenges as an Asian American woman in a university leadership position. (In Chinese.)
Ann Kerr delivers the UCLA International Institute Commencement Address on June 16, 2018.
In Center Postdoctoral Fellow Shaiel Ben-Ephraim's Spring 2018 course "Modern Israel: Politics, Society, Culture," students were encouraged to examine diverse viewpoints on a number of topics related to the broad themes covered by the course. Sebastian Feldman (History, '19) and Mellissa Meisels (Political Science, '19) spoke with the Center about their experiences in the class as well as the new viewpoints they encountered during the course of the quarter.
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