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Ottoman Egypt: The Icelandic Connection

A lecture by Alan Mikhail, History, Yale University

A letter to my friend Edward: The conversation continues

Remarks by Nubar Hovsepian, Political Science and International Studies, Chapman University

Edward Said’s Legacy in Theory and Practice: Scenes from America’s Terrorism Prosecutions

A lecture by Wadie Said, Law, University of South Carolina

Southern Questions: Reflections on Said, Gramsci, and the Colonized

A lecture by Robin D. G. Kelley, History, UCLA

"Tarih: Graduate History Journal" Interview with Professor Gabriel Piterberg

Ceren Abi, a PhD student in the Department of History at University of California, Los Angeles, interviews Professor Gabriel Piterberg (UCLA History) for "Tarih: Graduate History Journal"

What is Happening in Turkey Now: 2nd Teach-in


The “Gaza Doctor” Abuelaish: Feminism Will Deliver Peace to the Middle East

On April 18, 2013, the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies hosted Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, acclaimed physician, author and humanitarian, in a public talk entitled “Perspectives on Peace, Health & Hope: A Gaza Doctor's Journey from Personal Tragedy to a Search for Peace and Human Dignity”.

Introducing young students to Arabic, Persian and Turkish

The UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies is launching the “Listen to Learn” website to introduce American students to critical Middle Eastern languages.

U.S. drone signature strikes: An often illegal “killing machine”

Legal scholar Kevin Jon Heller examines the legal and evidentiary justifications for U.S. "signature" strikes—drone attacks that target unknown individuals based on a behavioral pattern—and finds that both frequently fail to meet the requirements of international humanitarian law.

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.

UCLA's popularity continues to grow among international students

UCLA's reputation as a top university for international students has been recognized once again with the release of Open Doors, an annual round-up published by the Institute of International Education, the leading not-for-profit educational and cultural exchange organization in the United States.

Obama’s second term may mean stronger hand in foreign policy: Daily Bruin Op-Ed by Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala

As in domestic policy, of course, the president does not hold all the foreign policy cards. But areas such as these are largely in the hands of the president, and we can expect Obama, having completed his last electoral campaign, to be more active, more engaged and perhaps more daring in the four years to come.

James Gelvin to Participate in Istanbul World Forum

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

The Obamians - a conversation with best-selling author James Mann about his new book

A conversation with James Mann, author of New York Times bestsellers "The Rise of the Vulcans" and "The Rebellion of Ronald Reagan," and Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala about the acclaimed author's new book, "The Obamians."

Chancellor Gene Block: A promising year ahead of us

Welcome to 2012–13 at UCLA!

Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses Julian Assange's asylum with The New Republic

Kal Raustiala offers his expertise on the possible implications of breaking the international agreement of the Vienna Convention in order to extradite Julian Assange.

Walking the walk, talking the talk

UCLA Center for World Languages director is a leader in heritage-language teaching and learning

2012 UCLA International Institute Commencement Address

Ambassador Craig Kelly, a three-time UCLA graduate, returned to Westwood on June 16 to share his wisdom and insight with the Class of 2012. Kelly retired in 2010 after a 25-year career with the U.S. Department of State.

Learning to resolve conflict is important in all facets of life

Alexandra Lieben brings her real-world experience as a mediator into her role as a teacher, mentor and Burkle Center deputy director

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

The Great Recession and Its Aftermath: A Global Overview - a talk by Jeffry Frieden, Harvard University

A talk by Jeffry Frieden, Stanfield Professor of International Peace at Harvard University’s Department of Government.

Rebellion and Repression on the Arabian Peninsula

Tariq Ali, editor, New Left Review

Former supermodel screens debut documentary at UCLA

Maternal mortality is brought to light through film, upcoming talk

Former supermodel screens debut documentary at UCLA

Maternal mortality is brought to light through film, upcoming talk

Living History with Professor James L. Gelvin

Gelvin is the author of the recently released book "The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know"

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