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Ottoman Egypt: The Icelandic Connection

A lecture by Alan Mikhail, History, Yale University

PART II: US-Australian Dialogue - The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions & Strategies

A conference focusing on what California can learn from Australia regarding conservation and the efficient use of scarce water resources.

PODCAST PART I: US-Australian Dialogue - The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions & Strategies

A conference focusing on what California can learn from Australia regarding conservation and the efficient use of scarce water resources.

PODCAST PART III: US-Australian Dialogue - The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions & Strategies

A conference focusing on what California can learn from Australia regarding conservation and the efficient use of scarce water resources.

PODCAST PART IV: US-Australian Dialogue - The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions & Strategies

A conference focusing on what California can learn from Australia regarding conservation and the efficient use of scarce water resources.

PODCAST PART V: US-Australian Dialogue - The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions & Strategies

A conference focusing on what California can learn from Australia regarding conservation and the efficient use of scarce water resources.

PODCAST PART VI: US-Australian Dialogue - The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions & Strategies

A conference focusing on what California can learn from Australia regarding conservation and the efficient use of scarce water resources.

PODCAST PART VII: US-Australian Dialogue - The Coming Water Crisis: Solutions & Strategies

A conference focusing on what California can learn from Australia regarding conservation and the efficient use of scarce water resources.

Center Co-sponsors Exhibit in Berlin on Earthquake Reconstruction in Japan

This exhibition takes a critical look at the reconstruction and recovery efforts by presenting the work of ArchiAid, a reconstruction support network of Japanese architects formed in response to the large-scale official recovery strategy.

UCLA graduate student receives multiple awards for research project in Indonesia

UCLA Geography doctoral student Jenny Elaine Goldstein will conduct fieldwork in a degraded tropical peat forest in Indonesian Borneo, site of an infamous environmental disaster.

MEDIA ALERT: UCLA design conference on June 11 to focus on unprecedented regional infrastructure initiative in South America

International Institute, UCLA, June 5, 2013 — A conference and design review funded by the UCLA Latin American Institute will explore how design can improve the impacts of the Initiative for the Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA), the largest and most ambitious infrastructure integration project ever implemented in the region.

The post-Fukushima world: Interconnected and fragile

Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, former Chairman of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (2011–2012), and Professor Hitoshi Abe, Director of the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, addressed different aspects of the post-Fukushima world in a symposium on March 22, 2013.

Moving Forward: Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake - Global Agenda in Post Fukushima & Reconstruction Efforts of Japanese Architects

"Fukushima Nuclear Accident awakened us." -- Come listen to Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa on March 22 as he gives his thought and experiences while acting as the Chair of the Independent Investigation Commission by the National Diet of Japan. Immediately following is a colloquium about the numerous reconstruction efforts of Japanese architects during the past two years.

Low Carbon Development in China: Fitting Global Climate Norms to National Policymaking Institutions

A podcast talk by Eric Zusman, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), on climate change reform policy efforts in China.

James Gelvin to Participate in Istanbul World Forum

Professor James Gelvin has been invited to the First Istanbul World Forum.

Marine biology researchers adapt Billy Joel hit to explain their work

In Billy Joel’s “For the Longest Time,” a once-burned narrator sings about the woman who taught him how to love again. Somehow, a group of UCLA student researchers skillfully managed to turn these “love” lyrics inside out to reflect their own passion — for evolutionary biology and marine biodiversity.

CERC-LA awarded EcoPartnership by U.S. Department of State

UCLA's Clean Energy Research Center - Los Angeles (CERC-LA) is awarded a U.S.-China EcoPartnership by U.S. Department of State. May 3, 2012

Young scientists earn summer scholarships to Peking University

Ten-week program offers valuable research opportunities and cultural experiences

UCLA-Peking University symposium highlights scholars' collaborative research, innovations

Finding solutions to global problems propels international cooperation

Conservation consternation: Prof studies Amazon's forest people

A inside look at the rainforest's quilombos

Miyagi Earthquake Recovery and Tourism Seminar

The Miyagi Prefectural Government and the Nanka Miyagi Kenjin Kai would like to extend an invitation to the members of the Nanka Miyagi Kenjin Kai and the Japanese and Japanese American communities who supported Miyagi Prefecture in the aftermath of the earthquake disaster to the Miyagi Earthquake Recovery and Tourism Seminar.

Expanding Horizons: Pumzi, Science Fiction and African Cinema

A Podcast by Jude G. Akudinobi, UC Santa Barbara.

Pray for Japan Charity Screenings - today!

On March 11, 2011, Japan’s Tohoku coastal region was destroyed by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and devastating tsunami that followed. The film, PRAY FOR JAPAN, takes place in the devastated region of Ishinomaki, Miyagi – the largest coastal city in Tohoku with a population of over 160,000 people. Filmmaker Stu Levy – an American living in Japan - filmed the tsunami aftermath during his trips to Tohoku as a volunteer and over a period of 6 weeks, captured over 50 hours of footage.

Chemist helps Vietnamese university launch advanced chemistry research center

Professor Omar Yaghi, a proponent of global mentorship, has opened a research facility in Ho Chi Minh City to inspire young scientists.

Environmental Education Is Failing: New Book

Schools must revamp how they teach about the environment to prevent ecological collapse, conservationist Charles Saylan and UCLA life scientist Daniel T. Blumstein argue in "The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It)."

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