Asia News Archive
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.
The well-known ethicist and author of the best-selling book "The President of Good and Evil: The Ethics of George W. Bush" accuses the president of being more willing to kill Iraqi civilians than warehoused embryos.
Trustee for the Human Community: Ralph J. Bunche and the Decolonization of Africa*
Dr. Takeyuki Tsuda (UC San Diego) asks: Are Japanese Brazilian Migrants in Japan a Transnational Community?
Fernando de Araujo describes the problems of constructing a democratic infrastructure in the wake of the devastation wrought by Indonesia on his island nation.
Charles Snyder brings his forty years of work in Africa to bear in a candid view of the continent's leaders, hot spots, and causes for optimism.
UCLA Anthropologist reports that one injured woman in seven who is hospitalized in Japan is the victim of spousal violence, while 100,000 women a year are imported as sex workers from poor Asian countries.
Al Jazeera founder Omar Al-Issawi describes the Middle East's most dynamic television station, Norm Pattiz reports on America's new radio outpost in the Arab world.
Two UCLA students in Bosnia-Herzegovina visit the morgue in Tuzla where missing person specialists seek to unravel the truth about the Serb massacres of Muslim Bosnians in Srebrenica in 1995.
Carlos Moore sees a disguised racism permeating Latin American society, invented by Arabs in the Iberian Peninsula.
UCLA Today features class co-taught by Palestinian doctoral candiate Shawki El-Zatmah, a Palestinian, and Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller. The class is sponsored by the Burkle Center for International Relations.
Will Kosova's rural Muslim population become Europe's own Taliban? The danger is real, according to Isa Blumi, doctoral candidate in history and Middle Eastern Studies at New York University. He offered a first-hand view of the current situation in post-conflict Kosova and the politics of international intervention.
Stephen Wheatcroft, Professor of History, University of Melbourne, Australia, presented new information on the famine based on extensive archival data now available on the tragedy of the Soviet countryside, in a talk sponsored by the Center for European & Eurasian Studies on May 5, 2003.
On Friday April 4th, the Center for European and Eurasian Studies and the UCLA School of Law Program in Public Interest Law sponsored a symposium. Law and politics specialists compared how civil rights are effected when a country is confronted with terrorism.
Association for Asian Studies 2003 Levenson Prize Awarded to David Schaberg's A Patterned Past: Form and Thought in Early Chinese Historiography.
Yoichi Funabashi, chief diplomatic correspondent of the prestigious Asahi Shimbun, points to resistance to reform among his country's leaders, need to reassess Japanese identity.
Papers of Dr. Maurice William donated to the Center for Chinese Studies
Pew Center survey reveals Asian attitudes about their own lives, their nations, the world, and the United States. New Asia Institute pages summarize findings on Asia.
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