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A younger generation of scholars recently paid tribute to UCLA Professor Emeritus Ismail K. Poonawala at a symposium (“Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala’s Shoulders”) organized by the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies on May 23, 2013, by presenting new research in a tradition made immeasurably richer by his life’s work as a scholar of Ismaili Shiism.
Political scientist Pearl T. Robinson describes the work of Mama Kiota as a vital part of the global feminist movement. A female Sufi educational and spiritual leader, Mama Kiota has been working under the radar in her local community in Niger for 40 years, educating and empowering rural African Muslim women.
A lecture by Dr. Sumaiya Hamdani, Associate Professor, History and Art History Dept., George Mason University. Part of the conference "Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala's Shoulders."
Closing remarks by Professor Ismail Poonawala, UCLA.
A lecture by Dr. Daryoush Mohammad Poor, Reseach Associate, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. Part of the conference "Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala's Shoulders."
A lecture by Dr. Omar Ali-de-Unzaga, Research Associate, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. Part of the conference "Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala's Shoulders."
Historian Geoffrey Robinson and archivist Michelle Caswell will use a at $40,000 grant from the UC Pacific Research Program to explore the complex set of issues involved in the creation, housing, ownership, and use of archives on human rights abuses and crimes against humanity
A lecture by Waïl S. Hassan, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
A May 2013 graduate research panel organized by the Asia Institute's Program on Central Asia explored the changing dynamics of identity and place in the region. The interdisciplinary session saw presentations by a linguist, an anthropologist and a geographer, respectively.
A lecture in Persian by Peyman Vahabzadeh, University of Victoria
A lecture by Michael Cooperson, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA.
A lecture by Ziad Fahmy, Cornell University
Professor Emeritus of the UCLA Department of Political Science, Andrzej Korbonski was a distinguished Polish-American scholar whose contributions to communist and post-communist studies were internationally recognized.
A lecture in Persian by Abbas Amanat, Professor of History & International Studies, Yale University. Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A CPSC lecture by Kabir Tambar, Stanford University, Anthropology.
Former Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben Ami to deliver keynote address.
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.
A book talk with author Richard Jenkins, University of Sheffield, Sociology. Discussant: Rogers Brubaker, UCLA, Sociology.
A lecture by Charles Weller, Washington State University
A lecture on April 10, 2013 by Abdullah Al-Arian,Wayne State University
This profile of African Studies Center Director Françoise Lionnet looks at her upcoming presentation on historical and present-day migration and draws attention to the current phenomenon of African "boat people" — individuals from northern and western Africa in search of a better life who try to make the dangerous trip between the two continents in small boats. Lionnet delivers UCLA’s 114th Faculty Research Lecture in Schoenberg Hall on April 15, 2013, at 3 pm.
A book talk with author Carl T. Dahlman, Miami University of Ohio, Geography and discussant Adam Moore, UCLA, Geography.
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