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Armenians at Home

UCLA historian Richard Hovannisian instructs local K-12 teachers on more than a century of Armenian migrations to Southern California and elsewhere. His archive of interviews with 800 survivors of the Armenian Genocide is now digitized, with transcriptions and translations in the works.

Andrew Dawson's Award-Winning 'Absence and Presence' Makes Its Los Angeles Premiere at UCLA Live Oct. 11-15

English director, dancer and mime artist's intimate elegy to his father, whose body lay undiscovered for 10 days after he died in 1985, reflects on grief, regret and the unique emotions wrought by the death of a parent.

CEES Director Wins Teaching Award

Gail Kligman honored with 2006 Eugene Weber Honors Collegium Teaching Award.

Muslim American Poet Sets Down Stakes

University of Arkansas' Mohja Kahf asks what one more label could do for study of American writers, herself not excluded. The lecture is part of CNES-, CEES-, and government-sponsored sociology course on Muslims in Europe and North America.

The Talking Cure

Conference participants market strategies for managing small nations' images around the world. They call it 'country branding.'

Joschka Fischer Argues Global Powers 'Condemned to Cooperation'

In talk at UCLA, former German foreign minister sees no future for 'balance-of-powers' geopolitics, defends European expansion within bounds, urges US not to give up on 'the West.' Fischer calls Iranian nuclear program biggest threat in troubled Middle East.

Diary Offers Window into French Indochina

A chance encounter with a rare original source took a professor and his students on a captivating journey through Vietnam. In a colloquium at UCLA, Bucknell U's David Del Testa and Los Angeles educators discuss how to share a 19-year-old woman's personal story with K-12 students.

Bernard-Henri Lévy Warns on Anti-Semitism, Stage 6

The famed, if not always celebrated, French intellectual urges all groups to refrain from absurd, counterproductive 'competition of victimhoods.'

Islam and Politics, Muslim Diasporas, Historical Photography Anchor Spring Programs

More than 50 scholars from around the world participate in a host of academic activities sponsored by CNES

Headscarves and Discrimination in Europe

Author of 'The Islamic Challenge' says moderate European Muslims face challenges from all sides, should be consulted on security issues.

Designing for Terror

Institute-funded study of transit security, begun before bombing attacks in Madrid and London, finds officials concerned about physical design of stations, riders' perceptions of risk. Europeans get higher marks for coordination than more secretive American officials.

A Wake-up Call for Transit System Security

A study with funding from the Global Impact Research Initiative in the Ronald W. Burkle Center for International Relations explores the complex security and terrorism issues that affect public transportation worldwide.

British Expert Discusses Globalization Issues

Over 125 people heard Blair adviser Anthony Giddens address global communications, security, and the history of the globalization debate.

Victory Deflated, Delayed, Debunked

Indecisive German elections spark questions at UCLA. What happened to Merkel's lead? Why can't anyone team with the Left? Did Germans bring the grand coalition on themselves?

Adam & Eve - The Oldest Pub in Norwich (and maybe England!)

This article was written by Erica Sin, a Communications and Business Economics major at UCLA who lived in East Anglia/Norwich, United Kingdom and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown.

Hiker's Dream

This article was written by Jamie Hughins, a Design | Media Arts major at UCLA who lived in Lund, Sweden and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown

Leeds International Film Festival

This article was written by Janet Cheng, a Communications/Sociology major at UCLA who lived in Leeds, England and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown.

Lunchtime

This article was written by Jamie Hughins, a Design | Media Arts major at UCLA who lived inLund, Sweden and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown

Madrid´s Mega-Market: Spanish Culture Where You Name the Price

This article was written by Dexter Gauntlett, a Political Science major at UCLA who lived in Madrid, Spain and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown.

Marbella- The upscale beachtown with international flair

This article was written by Dexter Gauntlett, a Political Science major at UCLA who lived in Madrid, Spain and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown

Tolerant Toledo - History, diversity and a side of majestic scenery

This article was written by Dexter Gauntlett, a Political Science major at UCLA who lived in Madrid, Spain and contributed to the Travel Guide Urban Lowdown

Terror on Mass Transit

Executive summary from research project led by Professor Loukaitou-Sideris, with collaborators from the Urban Planning faculty at UCLA and the Civil and Environmental Engineering department at UC Berkeley, aims to study terrorist attacks on rail and subway systems around the world with the goal of designing stations that are less vulnerable to bomb or gas attacks.

Who is a Nazi victim? Constructing Victimhood through Post-War Reparations in France, Germany and Switzerland

a CEES public lecture by Regula Ludi, a Charles H. Revson Foundation Fellow at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Greece: Lessons of Her Performance in the European Union

Professor Stergios Babanassis, from the Univesity of Aegean, discusses comparative studies of countries, Europe, Economic integration, International linkages to development, Role of the International organization, long term indicators.

Global Entertainment and Popular Culture

Special Guest Lecture by Gareth Chang, with Professor Toby Miller, UC Riverside

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