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By Edmond J. Keller, University of California- Los Angeles
Counter-terror expert Boaz Ganor warns that Islamic terrorism is a deadly threat to Islamic moderates as well as the West, and outlines measures to reduce its influence.
A Cornell professor takes the leap from sundry to spiritual in his quest to discover the ancient Islamic pillar of faith.
LRC Director to Give Keynote Address at Hebrew Language Teachers' Seminar
Heroes live among us at UCLA. Real, living, breathing heroes. I write now of the kindred spirits who compose the Darfur Action Committee.
Global studies students attended class Wednesday eager to address their questions about current international issues to guest lecturer Warren Christopher.
Special Guest Lecture by Gareth Chang, with Professor Toby Miller, UC Riverside
Two young, yet distinguished, scholars take over as co-directors of one of America's top China programs.
The former Secretary of State recalls the three most memorable political events of his long life and answers questions from students on today's global crises.
Yale scholar says Lebanese organization is in the process of joining the political mainstream
Highly-regarded student-led program brings dance to Los Angeles audiences. Beyond its performances, the club also provides training for pre-teen students.
Former Uzbek Ambassador to Iran and Afghanistan reviews the development of Muslim groups in his region as Soviet power faded and Saudi and Iranian influence grew.
UCLA alumnus breaks stereotypes in his intellectual history of prominent Filipino American writers.
Carlos Forment discusses his new book on the growth of civil society in Latin America in the 18th and 19th centuries.
U. of Michigan sociologist examines the net effects of Cuban exodus on the stability of the island's government.
Three will study in France on Dan Wise Memorial Scholarships. Duttenhaver Scholarships will send students to China and Spain.
May 14 workshop looks at the history of Islam in China, at Muslim societies in China, and the lives of Chinese Muslims. Enrollment space is limited.
The Vietnamese International Film Festival comes to UCLA.
Nancy Soderberg talks about her new book on unilateralism in U.S. foreign policy under the Bush administration.
By Vanda Farahmand of the DAILY BRUIN
In the first lecture of the new Global Studies course, the vice provost of the International Institute discusses globalization before and after 9/11, President Bush and the war on terror and opposing views about where the world is headed.
Levenson prize-winning Private Life Under Socialism shows how Chinese villagers, including young women, are increasingly demanding autonomy and privacy.
Yoh Kawano, Director of Information Technology at the UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, has just returned from Aceh. He has put together a remarkable photo journal of his time there that captures not only images of destruction that have come to represent the tsunami, but also the strength, resilience and hope of the Acehnese people.
The first Global Studies course begins over 400 students strong.
Steven Spiegel criticizes the Bush administration for pursuing global goals in the Middle East while failing to address the specific issues that leave the region in crisis. He proposes a strategy for disengagement between the Palestinians and Israelis.
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