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A lecture by Michael Cooperson, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA.
A lecture by Ziad Fahmy, Cornell University
A lecture in Persian by Abbas Amanat, Professor of History & International Studies, Yale University. Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A lecture by Murat Cankara, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Introductory remarks by Sebouh Aslanian. Sponsored by the Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair for Modern Armenian History at UCLA.
On April 18, 2013, the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies hosted Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, acclaimed physician, author and humanitarian, in a public talk entitled “Perspectives on Peace, Health & Hope: A Gaza Doctor's Journey from Personal Tragedy to a Search for Peace and Human Dignity”.
Journalist, businesswoman and humanitarian Princess Basmah bint Saud spoke about her proposed "Fourth Way" at lecture sponsored by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development.
The UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies is launching the “Listen to Learn” website to introduce American students to critical Middle Eastern languages.
Princess Basmah bint Saud gave a lecture on April 15, 2013 that outlined her concept of "The Fourth Way," a method of establishing a new platform to help bring stability to the world where large international non-governmental.
A lecture by Charles Weller, Washington State University
A lecture on April 10, 2013 by Abdullah Al-Arian,Wayne State University
The foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran is not irrational—the current regime needs conflict with the United States to perpetuate itself in power, said Professor Mansour Farhang. He advised the United States to reach an implicit understanding with the regime that Iran will not develop nuclear weapons.
A lecture by Dr. Mansour Farhang, Bennington College. Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A recent course on the Arab Spring taught by CMED Director Steven Spiegel invited specialists from around the country and UCLA to lecture on individual countries—some in person and some via a videoconferencing link.
Israeli journalist Natasha Mozgovaya highlighted Prime Minister Netanyahu’s stinging setback in the January 2013 parliamentary elections and a new political focus on simmering domestic issues.
A lecture in Persian by Ata Hoodashtian, Institut Canadien de Management. Commentary by Dr. Ali Akbar Mahdi follows.
A lecture by Noor-Aiman I. Khan, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Program in Middle East and Islamic Civilizations, Colgate University
A lecture by Ronald Grigor Suny. Sponsored by the Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair for Modern Armenian History at UCLA
A book talk by Kambiz Navai, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran
A lecture by Mohammad Manzarpour, BBC Persian Bureau Editor, Washington DC, following the screening of the documentary "The Ayatollah's Seal"
Several professors from the law school, the Burkle Center of International Relations and the UCLA Center of Middle East Development spoke at the panel, which primarily focused on the question of Palestinian statehood.
A book reading by Christopher de Bellaigue, Journalist
A reading in Persian by Houshang Ebtehaj (Sayeh) on Sunday, December 09, 2012
A lecture in Persian by Bahram Beyzaie, film/theater Director, screen/play writer, researcher
A lecture by Alka Patel, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, UC Irvine. Part of the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
A lecture by Ali Mousavi, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Part of the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
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