Quick links to all the stories posted at the UCLA International Institute
U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN Samantha Power gave the Annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA on February 23, 2014. The event was cosponsored by The Burkle Center for International Relations, The Daniel Pearl Foundation and Hillel at UCLA.
Hirotaka Kasai discussed the work of Japanese magazine editor Hanamori Yasuji and the politics of everyday life in postwar and contemporary Japan.
High school teachers of English from Brazil learn the ins and outs of American culture and slang at UCLA Extension.
The Lemann Foundation of Brazil has renewed funding for faculty travel grants to visit top Brazilian universities and research institutions in 2014.
Announcement of winning submissions and Q&A with Walter Thompson Hernandez, who submitted photos from a trip to Cuba.
Ari Shavit called on Israel to return to the imaginative and determined spirit of early Zionism at a Y&S Nazarian Center event on February 12, 2014.
Prominent scholar of colonial Latin America, ehtnohistory of central Mexico, and UCLA professor passes away on January 17, 2014.
"At the Crossroads" symposium focuses on how to deliver culturally sensitive surgical services to indigenous communities.
Linguist Adams Bodomo described the lives of African migrants in China at a recent African Studies Center event.
This article was originally published on 2/12/2014 in the UCLA Daily Bruin.
My Promised Land: The Triumph & Tragedy of Israel -- A Conversation with Ari Shavit PODCAST available now
African Studies Center (ASC) staff and UCLA faculty speak about their work on the ASC's gender education program in Rwanda.
The following is a link to an article in "History News Network" by Professor James L. Gelvin (History).
In its first project, the Burkle Global Impact Initiative helped a group of young documentary filmmakers learn about the Millennium Development Goals.
Josue Lopez Calderon (UCLA 2010) won a Gilman International Scholarship in 2010; he has now been named a Gliman Alumni Ambassador by the U.S. Department of State, which sponsors the scholarship.
Professor of Anthropology Akhil Gupta has won the Coomaraswamy Book Prize for 2014, marking yet another honor for the distinguished faculty of the UCLA Center for India and South Asia.
New coverage of the January 2013 conference co-organized by the International Institute, IEOS and the Australian Consulate-General in Los Angeles. Plus download the presentations!
Alexander Kaye addressed the wide diversity of constitutional models that an earlier generation of religious Zionist thinkers proposed for a modern Jewish state.
The rapidly growing legal profession in China is exerting a profound influence on the country’s economy, society and politics, says Peng Xuefeng, chairman of the Beijing-based Dacheng Law Offices.
Burkle Center Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon gives Keynote Address at The East Asia Round Table in Bangkok
Dr. Kantathi Suphamongkhon delivered the keynote speech at The East Asia Round Table Series, "ASEAN, Thailand, and the Korean Peninsula: A need for a new security arrangement in East Asia?" organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and the Institute of East Asian Studies at Thammasat University.
Katheleen McHugh, director of the UCLA Center for the Study of Women, discusses her recent trip to Rwanda and her work on the capacity-building partnership between the UCLA African Studies Center and the University of Rwanda College of Education.
At a recent Burkle Center event, regional experts agreed that China's new air defense zone in the East China Sea signaled deepening mistrust in the region, but disagreed as to whether it represented a strategic move or a foreign policy miscalculation.
For José Luiz Passos, winning two of the most prestigious literary awards in Brazil is only the beginning of a long journey to find an American publisher.
The online magazine Liwanag at Dilim is produced in Filipino and English each year by UCLA lecturer Nenita Pambid Domingo and her intermediate Filipino class.
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