Asia News Archive
Historian Vinay Lal's sojourn will take him and his family away from their home at UCLA and back to Delhi, the city of his birth, where he will lead a UC-wide study abroad program.
The Center for India and South Asia, and the UCLA Department of History felicitated Gillian Goslinga on June 9, 2007 with the Sardar Patel Award, given for the best dissertation submitted at any American university on the subject of modern India.
U of Texas-Arlington linguist Jerold A. Edmondson, whose doctorate is from UCLA, explains what the field of linguistic history might stand to gain from advances in population genetics and archaeology.
Pioneering solo journalist Kevin Sites screens his film about the civilian cost of war.
Center events on Tibetan Buddhism are part of an effort to create a UCLA chair in the field. On May 23, a high-ranking Buddhist abbot and a U of Michigan professor will read the poetry of a modern Tibetan monk in the original language and in English translation.
AsiaMedia's focus on global dimensions will be evident on April 27 when it will screen a documentary film by Yahoo! News reporter Kevin Sites about his solo journeys across 22 war zones over a year.
Nuclear powers India and Pakistan were once on the brink of war, but India is now finalizing a civil nuclear deal with the United States. Speakers at a conference on nuclear challenges discussed how the South Asian nations are breaking the nonproliferation mold.
In an effort to establish a partnership based on education and research with Indian government officials, several University of California professors and administrators are traveling to India this weekend.
Using primarily their own savings, they fund self-help projects for poor Sri Lankan villages, where the Tillakaratnes spend their vacation time each year.
Though numbers have been declining since 2002-2003, a downward trend may be ending.
UCLA Professor Emeritus Stanley Wolpert reflects on his career.
Sponsored by 20-plus student groups, event will cover crisis, role of media
Commissioned by the UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance, APPEX is a six-week artist residency program for music, dance and theater that fosters artistic collaboration and promotes creative cultural discoveries through an intensive summer workshop series suited for professional artists. CSEAS is a co-sponsor of the program.
Arthur Rhodes takes top honors for his coverage of Sri Lanka elections in UCLA publication.
Legendary Black Hole is at center of first annual Center for India and South Asia lecture by anthropologist Partha Chatterjee.
As online publications increase in popularity, critics question their credibility as sources.
Consul General B.S. Prakash says Indo-U.S. relations are warming.
A Paris researcher says historians of colonial India have been neglecting an important part of history.
UCLA neurologist Zeba Vanek is raising money, mobilizing supplies to aid Pakistani victims.
Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam argues for return to democracy rather than military rule in Pakistan
CISA Director and Doshi Chair Subrahmanyam takes up cause of 'unloved' cities Delhi and Chennai.
UCLA Center for India and South Asia begins its programming.
Visiting artists celebrate endowment of the Sambhi Chair in Indian music, bring more than music to courses.
CISA member Saloni Mathur, Assistant Professor in Art History at UCLA, has recently received a $248,700 grant from the prestigious J. Paul Getty Trust for a collaborative project on 'Museology and the Colony: The Case of India.'
UCLA historian Vinay Lal writes of Gandhi the healer.
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