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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
Professor Stergios Babanassis, from the Univesity of Aegean, discusses comparative studies of countries, Europe, Economic integration, International linkages to development, Role of the International organization, long term indicators.
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.
Taiwanese and Chinese scholars discuss the reasons for and effects of the Anti-Secession law
Yale scholar says Lebanese organization is in the process of joining the political mainstream
Nancy Soderberg talks about her new book on unilateralism in U.S. foreign policy under the Bush administration.
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
Director of the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies testifies on recent political developments in China
Steven Spiegel criticizes the Bush administration for pursuing global goals in the Middle East while failing to address the specific issues that leave the region in crisis. He proposes a strategy for disengagement between the Palestinians and Israelis.
UCLA Undergraduates help Professor Barbara Koremenos Explore the "Continent of International Institutions"
This spring, the Burkle Center is sponsoring Professor Barbara Koremenos' undergraduate political science course on international law. Koremenos is an assistant professor in the political science department and specializes in international relations.
Israeli Minister Matan Vilnai on Israeli security and negotiations with the Palestinians.
What is the status of Ethiopia, 20 years after famine relief? Why hasn't Ethiopia progressed as predicted? Former Clinton advisor for Africa, Gayle Smith, along with leading Ethiopian scholar, Edmond Keller, lead a panel discussion focusing on the state of Ethiopia. Where were you when "We Are the World" dominated the radio waves? Marcia Thomas of USA for Africa discusses the 1984 famine relief effort and pop culture.
Doctoral students from seven California universities offer papers on the EU's institutional framework, economy, international role, and citizenship policies.
Former senior advisor to L. Paul Bremer looks at the players in Iraq's new political lineup, strategies for defusing the insurgency, and some of the serious mistakes the U.S. has made and continues to make.
Kenneth W. Stein (Emory University) puts the recent Palestinian election in perspective
Allen S. Whiting analyzes alternative scenarios of where the "balance of will" between China and Taiwan may lead
Web resources to aid in understanding the recent tragedy.
Jiao Guobiao discusses how the flow of information is constricted
Former imprisoned Soviet dissident and current Israeli Minister for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs looks at the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the United Nations, the Western press, and the issue of Jewish settlements in Gaza and the West Bank.
Is terrorism an important issue beyond the borders of the United States?
UN representative faces sharp criticism of AU role in Darfur during UCLA discussion.
Linda Jakobson explores possibilities for peaceful reconciliation
How serious are Putin's changes in electoral laws? How far is he likely to go in restricting political and press freedoms?
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