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Guardian Op-Ed by Burkle Center Sr. Fellow Gen. Wesley Clark: Anwar al-Awlaki's death shows the US is winning against al-Qaida
General Clark writes that America's active defense against terror is now highly effective, but the US must move past Awlaki's death to champion American values.
Generous support will fund language teaching, student scholarships, and public programming on Thailand.
Visiting Burkle Center Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye comments on the sale of U.S. bombs to Israel on NPR's All Things Considered
Dalia Dassa Kaye speaks with NPR's Mike Shuster regarding the sale of deep-earth penetrator bombs, or "bunker busters," to Israel in 2009.
The controversial Palestinian request for UN membership is the culmination of three competing strategies pursued by the US, Israel, and the Palestinians over the last three years.
Nine UCLA political science students recently returned from Kuwait, where they learned first-hand about life in Kuwait and some of the issues facing its citizens.
A three-part documentary series exploring Israeli culture, politics and identity begins Sept. 26 with "The Name My Mother Gave Me."
Philanthropist supports global programs and believes the way to peace is though communication and getting to know people from other parts of the world.
Acclaimed Chinese film and television director and producer Zhang Jizhong will be joining Hollywood entertainment heavyweights and academic experts at the Media and Culture in Contemporary China conference, which will be held at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) on Oct. 21 and the University of Southern California (USC) on Oct. 22.
The American Institute for Indonesian Studies is a new nonprofit educational organization formed as a consortium of U.S. universities and colleges with an interest in furthering the development of Indonesian studies.
Fowler exhibition "Transcultural Pilgrim: Three Decades of Work by José Bedia" opens September 18. Large-scale figurative paintings and drawings and an installation by José Bedia come together in this major retrospective that explores the artist’s spiritual genealogy as it relates to his Cuban-based religion and its central African source, as well as his explorations of the beliefs of indigenous American peoples.
The Kuwait Ministry of Information sponsored a trip for UCLA students to learn about Kuwaiti history and politics September 9-17, 2011.
Frederic C. Hof, Special Coordinator for Regional Affairs at the Office of the Special Envoy for Middle East Peace at the U.S. State Department, paid a visit to UCLA on September 22, 2011. During his visit, he was able to share his thoughts on current events in Syria during a lecture hosted by CMED. The following is a written version of his address.
Wagatsuma Fellowship Recipient Hugh Schuckman starts fieldwork on Peace Corps and Japanese Overseas Cooperation Volunteers
by Meg Sullivan, UCLA Newsroom
UCLA's Confucius Institute and other organizations are sponsoring 52 high school students from the Los Angeles area and Tucson, Ariz., who are in China this summer as part of an initiative between the U.S. and China to significantly increase the number of young Americans studying in the Asian nation.
The UCLA International Institute expects to award 552 degrees for the 2010/2011 academic year.
UCLA Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Thursday, June 2, 2011, 5:00 p.m., Royce 314
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala's book now available in paperback: "Does the Constitution Follow the Flag?"
"Raustiala has written a masterful account of the United States' centuries-long legal and political struggle over extraterritoriality...The book follows the many waves of debate over territory and law from the American Revolution to the post-World War II decades...Raustiala wonderfully illuminates the history and politics behind these controversies."--Foreign Affairs
The work and expertise of faculty and students from UCLA Architecture and Urban Design will be on prominent display at Los Angeles' first-ever Little Tokyo Design Week, a four-day celebration of leading-edge design and technology trends emerging from Japan and Los Angeles. The event runs from July 14 to 17 in L.A.'s Little Tokyo neighborhood.
The new Lemelson Anthropological Scholars Program will link faculty and students in relationships that create opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct original field research.
Professor Hitoshi Abe served as moderator for the June 16 briefing featuring His Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki, Japanese ambassador to the United States.
The festival (June 16-26) will feature a quartet of Cuban films in this year's International Spotlight: Cuba, co-sponsored by the Latin American Institute. The films depict a country in the midst of political and cultural soul-searching.
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala Comments on Whether U.S. Actions in Libya are Subject to the War Powers Resolution
Kal Raustiala shares his expertise on the debate about whether the War Powers Resolution requires President Barack Obama to keep Congress informed about U.S. military activities in Libya.
The Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is pleased to name Lisa Weisshar winner of the first UCLA Undergraduate Israel essay competition.
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010-11 Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship.
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