Quick links to all the stories posted at the UCLA International Institute
The School of Theater, Film and Television, The Los Angeles Times, and a UCLA colleague have published obituaries and appreciations of the Ethiopian-born scholar's life and work.
A paper presented by Robert Dankoff, University of Chicago.
A paper presented by Svat Soucek, Princeton University.
A paper presented by Francis Robinson, University of London.
A paper presented by Ali Anooshahr, University of California at Davis.
A paper presented by C. Edmund Bosworth, University of Manchaster.
The Short-Term Society, A study in the Long-Term Problems of Political and Economic Development in Iran
A lecture by Homayoun Katouzian, University of Oxford
Trans-regional Contacts and Relationships: Turks, Mongols and the Delhi Sultanate in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
A paper presented by Sunil Kumar, School of Oriental and African Studies.
A paper presented by Benedek Peri, Budapest University.
A paper by Peter Golden, Rutgers University
Toshie Marra, a librarian in the UCLA Richard C. Rudolph East Asian Library, has been named the 2010 Librarian of the Year by the Librarians Association of the University of California, Los Angeles.
Korean art is widely recognized for its fine traditions of painting and classical ceramics. Yet the arts of Korea run a much wider gamut, and this summer, the Fowler Museum at UCLA presents two lesser-known but equally compelling genres of Korean art in the exhibitions "Life in Ceramics: Five Contemporary Korean Artists" and "Korean Funerary Figures: Companions for the Journey to the Other World."
UCLA's Medical, Educational Missions and Outreach counterpart was established this past winter quarter to recruit UCLA students to join a UC-Irvine outreach mission.
One faculty member and two graduate students won UC funding for work on Asian historical and societal issues.
The Y & S Nazarian Family Foundation has made donations totaling $5 million to the university, which helped establish the Israel Studies Program in 2005 and created an endowment for the center.
A talk with Dr. Mary Ellen Lane, Executive Director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers
In a speech to the Council on Foreign Relations, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan singled out the "innovative" work of the National Heritage Language Resource Center.
"Weavers' Stories From Island Southeast Asia" and "Nini Towok's Spinning Wheel" run from August through mid-December at UCLA.
The Daily Bruin student newspaper reports on one students long journey to bring a school to ethnic Karen refugees in Burma.
UCLA alumnus Brian Rishwain gave two $2,500 awards to urban planning doctoral students Ava Bromberg and John Scott-Railton, who brought an innovative, entrepreneurial spirit to social justice work. Scott-Railton is working in poor slums in Senegal to help the residents counteract devastating floods.
Congratulations to Haenim (Grace) Yoo and Wendy Zheng; two outstanding scholars from the UCLA East Asian IDP program who were awarded 2010 Thomas Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship under Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
Now a visiting professor of law and diplomacy at UCLA and senior fellow at the Burkle Center, Kantathi Suphamongkhon will be one of three panelists to speak at the International Career Panel today, sharing his story and the insight he gained in international affairs.
Last spring, 16 UC students studied at Thammasat University, in contrast to the 26 currently in Bangkok. Thirty-five are expected for the summer session that begins in June, The Daily Bruin student newspaper reports.
Turkish director Atil Inac discusses the challenges of telling, in two countries and four languages, the story of a young ethnic Turkmen woman who is pressured into committing an act of terror and revenge. An on-campus screening and discussion of "A Step into the Darkness" concluded the 5th annual Southeast European Film Festival.
Benjamin Moore, a member of Bruins for Burma, spent his spring break preparing for the opening of a high school at a refugee camp for Burma's ethnic Karen minority.
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