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Articles by Carla Thorson

Honoring the Man

The Armenian National Academy of Sciences marked the 70th birthday and 50th anniversary of public and professional service of the world-renowned UCLA scholar, the talented and devoted Armenian, Richard G. Hovannisian.
Published on: 6/11/2003
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The Islamist Challenge in Kosova

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.
Published on: 5/15/2003
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The Soviet Famine of 1931-33: Politically Motivated or Ecological Disaster?

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.
Published on: 5/5/2003
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The Siege of Budapest: the Nadir in Hungarian History.

Istvan Deak, Seth Low Professor Emeritus of History, Columbia University, in a talk sponsored by the Center for European & Eurasian Studies, presented a rich and detailed first-hand account of the siege of Budapest in November 1944-February 1945 and discussed the fate of the Jewish population of Hungary and the only major ghetto to survive World War II.
Published on: 5/1/2003
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Legal and political experts to discuss Terrorism and Civil Rights in Europe and the US on April 4th.

On Friday April 4th, the Center for European and Eurasian Studies and the UCLA School of Law invite the public to attend a symposium with legal and political specialists who will discuss responses to terrorism by the United States and European nations and the effect on civil rights.
Published on: 4/4/2003
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Terrorism vs. Civil Rights: A debate

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.
Published on: 4/4/2003
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Business Leaders and Experts on Eurasia Discuss Trade Relations

On March 6th more than sixty business leaders, trade representatives, visiting Russian entrepreneurs, faculty and students attended this half day conference at the UCLA Faculty Center on developing trade relations between Europe, Eurasia and the United States, sponsored by the Center for European & Eurasian Studies.
Published on: 3/6/2003
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On March 6th, Experts Gather to Discuss European, Eurasian, US Trade Relations

On March 6th, the Center for European & Eurasian Studies will host a conference on European, Eurasian, United States Trade Relations. Co-sponsored by the World Trade Center Association Los Angeles-Long Beach, the half day conference brings together scholars, policy analysts, and business representatives for a discussion of prospects and avenues for pursuing trade in this part of the world.
Published on: 3/6/2003
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Hungarian Ambassador Discusses Transatlantic Relations and Iraq

The Honorable AndrĂ¡s Simonyi, Hungarian Ambassador to the United States, addressed UCLA faculty and students at a luncheon meeting at the UCLA Faculty Center hosted by the Center for European and Eurasian Studies on February 7, 2003.
Published on: 2/7/2003
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Hungarian Ambassador to visit UCLA

Hungarian Ambassador to address the New TransAtlantic Agenda at a luncheon in his honor.
Published on: 2/7/2003
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