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Podcast: Talab, Rihla, Ghaza: How Central Asian Sufis Rediscovered India and China

Eurasian Empires Seminar Series Lecture by Alexandre Papas, CNRS, Paris

The Arab Uprising: Results and Prospects

Special Lecture: Gilbert Achcar, Department of Development Studies, SOAS. Sponsored by the Center for Social Theory and Comparative History.

Medieval Heresy Between Armenia and Khurasan: Writing a Connected History of the Tondrakians

A lecture by Mushegh Asatryan. Organized by the Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair for Modern Armenian History [Established by the Armenian Educational Foundation].

Memories of Revolt: New Autobiographical Writing from Egypt

A lecture by Elliott Colla, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Georgetown University

Ottoman Egypt: The Icelandic Connection

A lecture by Alan Mikhail, History, Yale University

Panel Discussion around The Making of the Tunisian Revolution: Contexts, Architects, Prospects

With Nouri Gana (UCLA), Amy Kallander (Syracuse University) and Francesco Cavatorta (Universite' Laval, Quebec, Canada)

The Constitutional and Legal Status of non-Shiites in Iran

A lecture by Houchang-Esfandiar Chehabi, Boston University. Part of the UCLA CNES and Program of Iranian Studies Bilingual Lecture Series.

Professor Khaled Abou El Fadl receives 2014 American Muslim Achievement Award

The award is one among many honors conferred on the stellar UCLA Law professor for his work on Islam, Islamic law and human rights.

Economic-Political Transition and Popular Resistance in Turkey

A Center for Social Theory and Comparative History colloquium with Cihan Tugal (Sociology, UC Berkeley), Caglar Keyder (Sociology, SUNY Binghamton), Asli Bali (Law, UCLA).

Hanamori Yasuji and the politics of post-war Japanese culture

Hirotaka Kasai discussed the work of Japanese magazine editor Hanamori Yasuji and the politics of everyday life in postwar and contemporary Japan.

The Invisible Hand? The Emergence and Decline of Market Economies throughout History

A public lecture by Bas van Bavel, Department of History and Art History - Economic and Social History, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

Manuscripts as the Base of Islamic And Near Eastern Studies

A look at the manuscript M191 in UCLA library with visiting scholar Ali Tabatabai Yazdi, M.T. Institute for Islamic studies, Qom, Iran

The Problem of Mediterranean Cosmopolitanism

A panel inspired by Wu Ming's novel Altai

Israel reaffirmed and challenged to renew itself

Ari Shavit called on Israel to return to the imaginative and determined spirit of early Zionism at a Y&S Nazarian Center event on February 12, 2014.

Rwanda program of African Studies Center is profiled

African Studies Center (ASC) staff and UCLA faculty speak about their work on the ASC's gender education program in Rwanda.

Everything You Think You Know About the Egyptian Revolution is Wrong

The following is a link to an article in "History News Network" by Professor James L. Gelvin (History).

Podcast: Xinjiang in Central Asian and World History

Eurasian Empires Seminar Series Lecture by James Millward, Georgetown University

Jewish law and modern Israeli democracy

Alexander Kaye addressed the wide diversity of constitutional models that an earlier generation of religious Zionist thinkers proposed for a modern Jewish state.

Modern legal profession in China is only 35 years old

The rapidly growing legal profession in China is exerting a profound influence on the country’s economy, society and politics, says Peng Xuefeng, chairman of the Beijing-based Dacheng Law Offices.

World, the Text and the Wonderful Life: The Pioneering Spirit of Early Persian Poetry

A lecture by Dr. Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak, University of Maryland. Part of the UCLA CNES and Program of Iranian Studies Bilingual Lecture Series.

Imagining a Center for Istanbul/Imagining Istanbul from the Center: Taksim Square and Gezi Park

A lecture by Orhan Esen, Architecture and Urban Planning, Istanbul Bilgi University.

Secrets and Truths: Knowledge Practices of the Romanian Secret Police

A public lecture by Katherine Verdery, CUNY Graduate Center, Anthropology.

Chile’s Popular Unity coalition and the revolution from below

Conference panel finds that the Allende government (1970–73) presided over a push from below that resulted in significant industrial and agrarian reforms in Chile, supported by the Unidad Popular coalition.

Narrativizing Egypt's Uprising

A lecture by James Gelvin, UCLA History. Part of the panel discussion "Reclaiming the Egyptian Revolution" on November 07, 2013.

The Pagan Arabs as Godfearers

A keynote lecture by Patricia Crone, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study.

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