Quick links to all the stories posted at the UCLA International Institute
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.
Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, former Chairman of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (2011–2012), and Professor Hitoshi Abe, Director of the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, addressed different aspects of the post-Fukushima world in a symposium on March 22, 2013.
Moving Forward: Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake - Global Agenda in Post Fukushima & Reconstruction Efforts of Japanese Architects
"Fukushima Nuclear Accident awakened us." -- Come listen to Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa on March 22 as he gives his thought and experiences while acting as the Chair of the Independent Investigation Commission by the National Diet of Japan. Immediately following is a colloquium about the numerous reconstruction efforts of Japanese architects during the past two years.
Sarah Leah Whitson, the Middle East Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, speaks on migrant worker abuse in the Middle East.
Professor James Gelvin has been invited to the First Istanbul World Forum.
Collaborations, partnerships and perspectives enrich research, education, opportunities, says UCLA Asia Institute director
A lecture by Esra Akcan, University of Illinois at Chicago
Fred Lawson, Mills College
Tariq Ali, editor, New Left Review
Finding solutions to global problems propels international cooperation
Chancellor Gene Block accepts award from Committee of 100 on behalf of university
G.E. Anderson’s in-depth look at industrial development in China’s auto industry reveals not only how China surpassed the U.S. to become the world’s largest market for autos, but also political principles that have shaped China’s approach to industrial planning in general.
Manthia Diawara will provide an analysis of the films of Abderrhamane Sissako and Haroun Mahat Saleh
Manthia Diawara, NYU.
Dr. Amina Mama, University of California, Davis
A lecture by filmmaker Leelai Demoz
A Podcast by Jude G. Akudinobi, UC Santa Barbara.
UCLA Center for Korean Studies and The Korea Times-Hankook Ilbo Endowment for Contemporary Korean Studies launches new lecture series that aims to bring prominent speakers to campus to share their expertise on current issues of great interest to both Korean-Americans and non-Koreans.
Jiafu Wei lays out a "roadmap" for capitalizing on the golden opportunities of doing business in China and attracting investment from China to the West Coast, offering valuable insights into what makes business work in China and how the West can take advantage of the expanding markets and investment opportunities both there and in the U.S.
It’s important for Americans to think of Africa and South Africa as places to learn and grow, says university leader.
UCLA's Center for Japanese Studies announces plans for 20th anniversary year
Gene Block visits China, Hong Kong and Japan to expand the university's relationship in the region and to share the UCLA story.
Professor Nile Green was awarded the Albert Hourani Book Award at the 2011 Middle East Studies Association annual meeting in Washington, DC.
A talk by Amin Tarzi, Marine Corps University, Quantico. Part of the conference: Great Games? Afghan History through Afghan Eyes
A video interview with Janell Rothenberg, PhD candidate in Anthropology
A talk by Senzil Nawid, University of Arizona. Part of the conference: Great Games? Afghan History through Afghan Eyes
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