Asia News Archive
William M. Tsutsui (Univ. of Kansas) explores the role of the Godzilla film series in popular culture
A transcript of the May 18, 2005 discussion by prominent scholars in the field.
Special Guest Lecture by Gareth Chang, with Professor Toby Miller, UC Riverside
For the first time since students began their campaign for divestment from Sudan earlier this year, the UC Board of Regents publicly discussed its investments in the country in a meeting at UCLA on Wednesday. Visit UC Sudan Divestment Taskforce http://www.ucdivestsudan.com
Global studies students attended class Wednesday eager to address their questions about current international issues to guest lecturer Warren Christopher.
The former Secretary of State recalls the three most memorable political events of his long life and answers questions from students on today's global crises.
UCLA alumnus breaks stereotypes in his intellectual history of prominent Filipino American writers.
May 14 workshop looks at the history of Islam in China, at Muslim societies in China, and the lives of Chinese Muslims. Enrollment space is limited.
Scott Kennedy discusses the growing influence of domestic & foreign businesses on China's national economic policy
In the first lecture of the new Global Studies course, the vice provost of the International Institute discusses globalization before and after 9/11, President Bush and the war on terror and opposing views about where the world is headed.
Levenson prize-winning Private Life Under Socialism shows how Chinese villagers, including young women, are increasingly demanding autonomy and privacy.
The first Global Studies course begins over 400 students strong.
Noted British historian Emma Rothschild recalls a terrible turning point in French efforts to expand into the New World.
Global studies takes a holistic approach to education.
Economic growth and labor productivity have been slowing in Europe as workers take more leisure time. Two experts look at why.
Overflow crowd hear governors from three parties speak on the new pluralism and Mexico's place in a globalized world.
Jorge Castaneda is joined by Harvard Law Professor Roberto Unger in a wide ranging discussion of the future of Latin America.
Nineteen California teachers spend three weeks exploring China's rich cultural legacy and its complicated present.
UCLA conference explores Mercosur, NAFTA, and the Free Trade Area of the Americas.
European and American experts, the German ambassador, and former vice chancellor of Austria weigh implications of the May 1 accession of 10 new states.
UCLA Magazine features an article on the effects of globalization on countries at different development levels by International Institute Vice Provost Geoffrey Garrett.
Noted oceanic scientist Jin Wu discusses the 15th century expeditions of the Chinese mariner Zheng He & the celebration of the 600th anniversary of his first voyage
Sociologist Saskia Sassen proposes that international business at one end and poor immigrants at the other are shaping a new status of individual rights no longer tied to citizenship in a national state.
Dr. Takeyuki Tsuda (UC San Diego) asks: Are Japanese Brazilian Migrants in Japan a Transnational Community?
International Institute Vice Provost comments in the South China Morning Post on America's current place in the world.
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