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Blocking the Faith, Freezing Charity: The Chilling Effect of Terrorism Financing Laws and Policies on Muslim Charitable Giving

A paper presented by Jennifer Turner, ACLU Human Rights Program. Part of the one-day conference "Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror."

Globalization, Informal Networks and the War on Terrorist Finance: Understanding the Political Economy of Islamic Welfare

A paper presented by Khaled Medani, McGill University. Part of the one-day conference "Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror."

Governing Gifts: Law, Risk, and the "War on Terror"

A paper presented by Erica James, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Part of the one-day conference "Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror."

Islamic Charities and Delivering "Safe Aid"

A paper presented by Jonathan Benthall, University College, London. Part of the one-day conference "Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror."

Muslim-American Charities Under Pressure: Administrative Remedies for Legal and Financial Compliance Issues

A paper presented by Akil Vohra, Counsel, Muslim Advocates. Part of the one-day conference "Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror."

Prosecuting the Holy Land Foundation: A Case Study in the Criminalization of Islamic Charitable Giving

A paper presented by Rachel Roberts, UCLA School of Law. Part of the one-day conference Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror.

Secrecy and Sadaqa: The Challenge of Law Enforcement Scrutiny of Islamic Charitable Giving

A paper presented by Asma Abdel Halim, University of Toledo. Part of the one-day conference "Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror."

The "Scalpel" and the "Sledgehammer": How the First Amendment Has Facilitated the Criminalization of Islamic Charities

A paper presented by Malick Ghachem, Associate, Weil, Gotshal and Manges, Boston, MA. Part of the one-day conference "Critical Perspectives on the Criminalization of Islamic Philanthropy in the War on Terror."

SimInsights Simulates a More Stimulating Science Curriculum

Rajesh Jha, a graduate student at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, started SimInsights, a company that produces simulation software for classrooms.

UCLA Team Traveling to Shanghai to Expand Ties

The trip is part of a university-wide effort to expand UCLA's relationship with China on several levels, including study programs and alumni support.

Young Spanish Politicians Examine Immigration on US Tour

As part of the State Department's "Young Political Leaders" project, five Spanish and Andorran officials share perspectives with UCLA Professor of Law Hiroshi Motomura, an expert on immigration and citizenship in the United States. Spain has seen an immigration boom in the last decade.

Beyond Eurabia: Muslims in European Politics, Economy and Culture

A paper presented by Paul Silverstein, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Reed College. Part of the one-day conference "How East Meets West Today: Economies and Cultures of the Middle East in a Global Era."

2 in East Asian Studies Win Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships

Grace Yoo and Wendy Zheng will finish interdisciplinary UCLA bachelor's and master's degrees under the fellowships, which provide additional support for graduate school and domestic and overseas internships with the State Department.

David Gere: Enlisting Art to End AIDS

Since a trip the World Arts & Cultures professor made to India in 2004, "Make Art/Stop AIDS" has grown into a project of international stature, with a worldwide network of artists intervening in the AIDS epidemic.

New Mandarin Immersion Program at Broadway Elementary School

Broadway Elementary School in Venice launches an English-Mandarin Chinese dual-language immersion program

His Goal: $100 for Every Child Born in the World

Professor Bhagwan Chowdhry has an idea that could change the world. The bank accounts he proposes would provide an incentive to register births and a way to save money for children. In the wake of a natural disaster or emergency, governments and charitable and relief organizations could transfer money electronically to those in need in the most efficient way possible.

Making the World a Better Place, this Summer in Senegal

After spending their first four weeks studying in Dakar, 19 students will go to eco-villages in the Senegal River Valley to explore community development projects in public health, women's micro-financing, solar electricity and organic gardening.

'Everyday Selves' Are Focus of the 2nd Indonesian Studies Conference

The second annual conference of the UCLA Indonesian Studies Program draws scholars together to think about "Indonesian Subjectivities."

Ferdowsi Studies at Ferdowsi University (in Persian)

A paper by Mohammad-Ja`far Yahaghi, Ferdowsi University, Mashhad. Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.

Primary Researches on Ferdowsi and his Shahnameh

A paper by Ehsan Yarshater, Columbia University. Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.

A Brief Report on Another Edition of the Shahnameh (in Persian)

A paper by Jalal Khaleghi-Motlagh, University of Hamburg (presented by Dr. Pirnazar). Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.

Codicological Notes on the Newly Discovered Manuscript of the Shahnameh in the Bibliotheque Orientale of Saint-Joseph University, Beirut (Ms. NC.43).

A paper by Iraj Afshar, Tehran University (read by Mahmoud Omidsalar). Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.

Ferdowsis Shahnameh: The Epic of the Conquerors at the Time of their Defeat

A paper presented by Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University. Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.

Kufic Panels in the Florence Manuscript of the Shahnameh (in Persian)

A lecture by Nader Mottalebi-Kashani, Editor, Nameh-ye Baharestan (International Journal of Manuscript Studies). Part of the conference The Shahnameh: Iran's National Epic.

UCLA at the Shanghai World Expo

UCLA in Shanghai Week, July 19-24, 2010

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