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A May 2013 graduate research panel organized by the Asia Institute's Program on Central Asia explored the changing dynamics of identity and place in the region. The interdisciplinary session saw presentations by a linguist, an anthropologist and a geographer, respectively.
A lecture in Persian by Peyman Vahabzadeh, University of Victoria
A lecture by Michael Cooperson, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA.
A lecture by Ziad Fahmy, Cornell University
Professor Emeritus of the UCLA Department of Political Science, Andrzej Korbonski was a distinguished Polish-American scholar whose contributions to communist and post-communist studies were internationally recognized.
A lecture in Persian by Abbas Amanat, Professor of History & International Studies, Yale University. Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A CPSC lecture by Kabir Tambar, Stanford University, Anthropology.
A lecture by Murat Cankara, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Introductory remarks by Sebouh Aslanian. Sponsored by the Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair for Modern Armenian History at UCLA.
A book talk with author Richard Jenkins, University of Sheffield, Sociology. Discussant: Rogers Brubaker, UCLA, Sociology.
A lecture by Charles Weller, Washington State University
A lecture on April 10, 2013 by Abdullah Al-Arian,Wayne State University
This profile of African Studies Center Director Françoise Lionnet looks at her upcoming presentation on historical and present-day migration and draws attention to the current phenomenon of African "boat people" — individuals from northern and western Africa in search of a better life who try to make the dangerous trip between the two continents in small boats. Lionnet delivers UCLA’s 114th Faculty Research Lecture in Schoenberg Hall on April 15, 2013, at 3 pm.
A book talk with author Carl T. Dahlman, Miami University of Ohio, Geography and discussant Adam Moore, UCLA, Geography.
According to anthropologist John Cho, single gay men in South Korea retreated from gay life in the wake of the 1997 Asian banking crisis and began to concentrate on making money, while married gay men became much more active in the gay community.
This engaging portrait of UCLA History Professor Nile Green, who is the director of the Program on Central Asia, was published in the Winter 2013 edition of "The UCLA College Report," a publication of the College of Letters and Science.
A lecture by Dr. Mansour Farhang, Bennington College. Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A recent course on the Arab Spring taught by CMED Director Steven Spiegel invited specialists from around the country and UCLA to lecture on individual countries—some in person and some via a videoconferencing link.
Author and scholar Elisabeth Bronfen discusses a chapter from her book Specters of War:
Hollywood's Engagement with Military Conflict, explaining how Stanley Kramer uses film to critique the Nuremberg trials.
A lecture in Persian by Ata Hoodashtian, Institut Canadien de Management. Commentary by Dr. Ali Akbar Mahdi follows.
A lecture by Thomas Conlan, Bowdoin College. Presented at the one-day conference "The Mongols from the Margins: New Perspectives on Central Asians in World History."
A lecture by Steve Rapp, Sam Houston State University. Presented at the one-day conference "The Mongols from the Margins: New Perspectives on Central Asians in World History."
A lecture by Charles Halperin, Russian and East European Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington. Presented at the one-day conference "The Mongols from the Margins: New Perspectives on Central Asians in World History."
Reception and (Mis)representation: Mongol Influences on China from the Perspective of Law and Gender
A lecture by Bettine Birge, USC. Presented at the one-day conference "The Mongols from the Margins: New Perspectives on Central Asians in World History."
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