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Middle East the nexus of contemporary refugee flows

Middle East the nexus of contemporary refugee flows

Anthropologist Dawn Chatty, a UCLA alumna, spoke at the Center for Near Eastern Studies about current refugee flows, the international humanitarian regime and migration patterns in the modern Middle East.
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Afghanistan Studies steps forward at UCLA

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.
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Middle East the nexus of contemporary refugee flows

Anthropologist Dawn Chatty, a UCLA alumna, spoke at the Center for Near Eastern Studies about current refugee flows, the international humanitarian regime and migration patterns in the modern Middle East.
Posted: 12/9/2014

Dangerous stasis in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

History Department Chair David Meyers speaks about the latest attacks against Jews in Israel on National Radio Australia.
Posted: 11/20/2014

Prof. Ross: Politics and Oil Production on “Airtalk”

UCLA Political Science Prof. Michael Ross was among the on-ail panelists for a recent KPCC-FM radio’s “Airtalk” program that explored the current geopolitical and economic ramifications of increased U.S. oil production and decreasing oil prices at a time when its relations with Russian – a major oil producer – and Iran appear strained.
Posted: 11/6/2014

Why Don’t Women Rule the World?

An article for "Zócalo Public Square" by Dr. Kara Cooney, Egyptologist and Associate Professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at UCLA.
Posted: 11/4/2014

‘As detailed a picture of Ibn Ḥanbal’s world as we’re likely to get’

Arabic language and literature professor Michael Cooperson was interviewed by ArabLit about his 2013 translation of "Virtues of the Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal: Volume One."
Posted: 10/23/2014

UCLA Egyptologist gives new life to female pharaoh from 15th century B.C.

No usurper, Hatshepsut was just really good at her job, according to new biography
Posted: 10/9/2014

Susan Slyomovics explores reparations programs and their implications

Susan Slyomovics, UCLA professor of anthropology and Near Eastern languages and cultures, has published a new book, “How to Accept German Reparations.” The book is a part of the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series by the University of Pennsylvania Press.
Posted: 9/3/2014

Despite escalating violence, Israel no closer to political, military victory

"[Israel] cannot succeed in terms of eliminating Palestinian resistence altogether because colonial occupation yields and breeds resistance, " says Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA professor of History & Director of the G.E. von Grunebaum Center for Near East Studies, in an interview with The Real News Network.
Posted: 8/21/2014

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