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2014-15 Alden-Berg Lecture organized by the UCLA Department of History. Cosponsored by the UCLA Center...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
7:00 PM
This event will bring together experts to discuss the US-Australian alliance and shifting economic and...
Friday, January 30, 2015
10:00 AM
Patt Morrison interviews the UCLA Islamic scholar in an Op-Ed piece in the LA Times.
Global Citizen Fellowships challenge students to transform communities.

About the Program


The UCLA Program on Central Asia aims to cultivate a space for the social, cultural, religious and economic dimensions of Central Asian studies.

Afghan Studies



Afghanistan Studies steps forward at UCLA

A recent conference brought scholars from across the country and the world to discuss the development of Islam in Afghanistan.

Central Asia Workshop


The Central Asia Workshop is an interdisciplinary discussion group for faculty and students sponsored by the UCLA Program on Central Asia.

Central Asia Workshop: Ottoman Visions of Modernity

Thursday, January 29, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM