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UCLA Program on Central Asia Film Screening with Director, Khashem Gyal
Friday, January 23, 2015
6:00 PM
Newly translated letters of a renowned Buddhist lama shed light on the unusual reign of...
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About the Program


The UCLA Program on Central Asia aims to cultivate a space for the social, cultural, religious and economic dimensions of Central Asian studies.

Afghan Studies




Afghanistan Studies steps forward at UCLA

A recent conference brought scholars from across the country and the world to discuss the development of Islam in Afghanistan.

Central Asia Workshop


The Central Asia Workshop is an interdisciplinary discussion group for faculty and students sponsored by the UCLA Program on Central Asia.

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