Greetings from the UCLA Burkle Center! The quarter has passed with academic talks by U.S. Asst. Secretary of State Esther Brimmer, former Amnesty International Director Jack Healey and Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer, as well as a conference on the collapse of communism. We thank those who helped produce these outstanding events!
'Tis the season to celebrate! Thank you for your support in 2009 and we wish you and your family a Happy Holiday Season!
In this December edition of our eNewsletter you will find information about upcoming hosted or supported Burkle Center events for the winter quarter, recent news, fall quarter podcasts, and other announcements. Please visit our website for the most up-to-date information, as event details are subject to change.
As a supporter of the Burkle Center, your attendance at our events and feedback are invaluable. We encourage you to stay engaged and involved and hope to see you in the New Year!
The Burkle Center Staff
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala in UCLA Today on likely outcome of UN Climate Change Conference
UCLA Today, December 2009
Career Diplomat and Alumnus Explains Obama's UN Approach
UCLA Magazine, December 2009
Wesley Clark: Can NATO Save Afghanistan?
UCLA Today, November 2009
Jack Healey: Lighting a Fire for Human Rights
UCLA Today, November 2009
Burkle Sr. Fellow Dr. Suphamongkhon Speaks About ASEAN Progress
The Nation, November 2009
Save the Date:
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
5-6:30PM, UCLA Anderson School,
Korn Convocation Hall
Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture feat. Christopher Hitchens
Additional details and an RSVP form will be posted soon. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public.
Thursday, January 14, 2010
12:00PM, Bunche Hall, Room TBD
Prof. Ben Cohen, UCSB: "International Political Economy"
Join us for a lecture and Q&A with Ben Cohen, UC Santa Barbara Professor of Political Science and former lecturer at Princeton University, Tufts University and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public.
Monday, February 8, 2010
4:30-6PM, UCLA Law School, Rm TBD
The Goldstone Report & Intl. Law, Part 3: Daniel Taub, State of Israel, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Daniel Taub, Principal Deputy Legal Adviser, State of Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will speak on "Israel, the Palestinians, and International Law". This is the 3rd event of a 3-part lecture series titled, "The Goldstone Report and International Law - Three Perspectives". General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
12-1:00PM, Bunche Hall, Rm 6275
Prof. Abe Lowenthal, USC School of Intl. Relations: "Global CA: Rising to the Cosmopolitan Challenge" Join us for a book talk and signing with Dr. Abraham F. Lowenthal, Professor at the USC School of International Relations, on his recent book, "Global California: Rising to the Cosmopolitan Challenge." Copies of his book will be available for purchase. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
12-1:30PM, Bunche Hall, Rm 10383
Eric Garcetti, LA City Council: "LA and CA in the World: Our Position & Our Global Interests" Join us for a lecture by Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public.
Thursday, February 25, 2010
12-1:30PM, Bunche Hall, Rm 4357
Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment for Intl. Peace: "Iran: The Future of the Opposition & the Islamic Republic" Join us for a talk by Mr. Karim Sadjadpour, Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a former chief Iran analyst at the International Crisis Group based in Tehran and Washington, D.C. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public.
Monday, March 1, 2010
Prof. Peter Rosendorff, USC School of Intl. Relations : "The UN Convention Against Torture" Join us for a talk by Dr. Peter Rosendorff, Associate Professor in the USC School of International Relations & Department of Economics.. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public.
12:30-2:00PM, Bunche Hall, Rm 4357