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Having taken the lives and livelihoods of many, SARS reminds the rest of us of how interconnected our lives and economies have become. This Asia Institute-sponsored symposium helped many learn more about SARS and how it is affecting Asia -- and us.
UN General Assembly President Jan Kavan declares United Nations "not an instrument of U.S. foreign policy." Reminds audience of the world body's far flung operations in development, health, and peacekeeping.
Department of Education Awards to UCLA International Research Centers Hit $8.1 Million Over Next Three Years
Six International Institute units recognized as National Resource Centers of Excellence, win additional $3.8 million in Title VI funding on top of $4.3 in fellowship money announced in April.
Two UCLA students in Bosnia-Herzegovina visit the morgue in Tuzla where missing person specialists seek to unravel the truth about the Serb massacres of Muslim Bosnians in Srebrenica in 1995.
The Armenian National Academy of Sciences marked the 70th birthday and 50th anniversary of public and professional service of the world-renowned UCLA scholar, the talented and devoted Armenian, Richard G. Hovannisian.
Two UCLA students in Sarajevo to explore similarities in postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iraq discuss the country's future with Prime Minister Adnan Terzic.
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The June 4 "Los Angeles Times" carries a report on the UCLA class being co-taught by Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller and Palestinian graduate student Shawki El-Zatmah.
Speaking at the London School of Economics, Professor Yan (Department of Anthropology) delivers a paper on "Individualism and the Transformation of Bridewealth in Rural China"
Current lineup in Middle East opens "window of opportunity" for peace, prominent Israeli political analyst tells UCLA audience.
Carlos Moore sees a disguised racism permeating Latin American society, invented by Arabs in the Iberian Peninsula.
UCLA Today features class co-taught by Palestinian doctoral candiate Shawki El-Zatmah, a Palestinian, and Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller. The class is sponsored by the Burkle Center for International Relations.
UCLA Alumnus Writes Definitive Book on the Tangram
UCLA graduate student describes his life in Beijing in the grip of SARS
Shibley Telhami, senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, reports that only 3% of Saudis are even "somewhat favorable" to the U.S. The Bush administration's prioritizing security over democracy in the region deepens rifts between people and governments.
New database allows users to locate information on Chinese studies programs & Chinese language collections at institutions of higher learning in North America and Europe
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for China Susan Shirk warns that growing nationalism in South Korea and Japan will exacerbate the Bush administration's inept diplomacy in the North Korean nuclear crisis. She examines possible multilateral options for the region.
Exciting internships for U.C. students studying in the Philippines.
Will Kosova's rural Muslim population become Europe's own Taliban? The danger is real, according to Isa Blumi, doctoral candidate in history and Middle Eastern Studies at New York University. He offered a first-hand view of the current situation in post-conflict Kosova and the politics of international intervention.
Fifteen UC students attended the fall semester of the Education Abroad Program in Hanoi, Vietnam in 2002. Below are some of their impressions, captured during the first two weeks of the program.
A Symposium with UCLA Center for Chinese Studies Visiting Fellows from China, Taiwan, and the U.S.
Stephen Wheatcroft, Professor of History, University of Melbourne, Australia, presented new information on the famine based on extensive archival data now available on the tragedy of the Soviet countryside, in a talk sponsored by the Center for European & Eurasian Studies on May 5, 2003.
Yu Haocheng completes massive treatise on democratic politics and the rule of law in China
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Istvan Deak, Seth Low Professor Emeritus of History, Columbia University, in a talk sponsored by the Center for European & Eurasian Studies, presented a rich and detailed first-hand account of the siege of Budapest in November 1944-February 1945 and discussed the fate of the Jewish population of Hungary and the only major ghetto to survive World War II.
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