February 2010 > Upcoming Events
Greetings from the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations!
In this February edition of our eNewsletter you will find information about upcoming sponsored and co-sponsored Burkle Center events for the winter quarter, recent news, podcasts, and other announcements.
If you are an undergraduate interested in international relations, we welcome you to join the Undergraduate International Relations Society. This group was recently revived by the Burkle Center interns.
As a supporter of the Burkle Center, your attendance at our events and feedback are invaluable. We encourage you to stay engaged and involved!
The Burkle Center Staff
Burkle Senior Fellow Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.) Speaks in Favor of Obama's Repealing the Miltary's "Dont Ask/Don't Tell" Policy
Larry King Live, February 2010
Burkle Fellow Amy Zegart Comments on Gaps in US Intelligence
Voice of America, January 5, 2010
Burkle Fellow Amy Zegart Comments on Failure of American Security Agencies
The Atlantic, January 5, 2010
Burkle Director Kal Raustiala Interviewed about Recent Book
Harpers Magazine, December 2009
Burkle Fellow Gen. Clark Interviewed about the Christmas Day Bombing
Fox News, December 2009
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
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Save the Date:
Monday, May 24, 2010, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, James West Alumni Center
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. Copies of his book will be available for purchase at the event. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public. To RSVP click here.
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. To RSVP click here.
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. To RSVP click here.
Monday, March 1, 2010
12:30-2:00PM, Bunche Hall, Rm 4357
Prof. Peter Rosendorff, NYU: "The UN Convention Against Torture" Join us for a talk by Dr. Peter Rosendorff, Associate Professor, Department of Politics, New York University. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public. To RSVP click here.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
5-6:30PM, UCLA Anderson School,
Korn Convocation Hall
Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture featuring Christopher Hitchens Join us for a lecture entitled "Varieties of Anti-Semitism." This event is co-sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center, the Daniel Pearl Foundation, and UCLA Hillel. This event is open to the public. Online registration for this event is now closed. There will be standby seating available on the day of the event.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
5:00-6:30PM, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Rm 1422
Mike Medavoy and Nathan Gardels: "American Idol After Iraq: Competing for Hearts and Minds in the Global Media Age" Join us for a talk by Mike Medavoy, Chairman and CEO of Phoenix Pictures, and Nathan Gardels, Editor of the National Public Quarterly, as they discuss their recent book. General admission is on a space available basis. Copies of their book will be available for purchase at the event. This event is open to the public. To RSVP click here.
Monday, April 5, 2010
12:30-2:00PM, Bunche Hall, Rm 4357
Prof. Richard Steinberg, UCLA School of Law: Topic TBD Join us for a talk by Richard Steinberg, Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public. To RSVP click here.
Monday, April 26, 2010
12:30-2:00PM, Bunche Hall, Rm 4357
Prof. Marc Busch, Georgetown School of Foreign Service: "Judicial Economy in WTO Rulings" Join us for a talk by Marc Busch, Professor of International Business Diplomacy at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service, and Associate Professor in the Government Department, Georgetown University. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public. To RSVP click here.
Benjamin Cohen, Prof. of Political Science at UCSB, on the Future of the Global Currency System
Deputy Permanent US Rep. to the UN, Ambassador Alejandro Wolff on the Obama Administration & the United Nations
Goldstone Lecture Part II: David Kaye, UCLA Law School Prof. and Executive Director of the Intl. Human Rights Program on Intl. Justice & the Goldstone Report
Goldstone Lecture Part I: Sarah Whitson, Human Rights Watch, on Human Rights and Intl. Humanitarian Law in the Gaza Conflict
Jack Healey, former Amnesty Intl. Director, on "Burma & A Lifetime of Human Rights Advocacy"
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group Pres, on "Global Political Risk: Mangaging Through Economic Catastrophe."
US Asst. Secretary of State Esther Brimmer, on "A Perspective on US Diplomatic Strategy"
Introducing the 2010 winter/spring Burkle Center Interns
Congratulations to our new interns for the winter/spring quarter: Meghan Casey, Deepti Immaraju, Sara Mengesha, Khanh N. Nguyen, Yeyen Ong, Danae Paterson and Asad Ramzanali! Thank you to everyone else who applied, we hope you continue to attend our events and get involved with the UIRS student group. Please check our Links page for additional opportunities.
Thank you all applicants to the Belkin Scholarship. We will review applications during the winter quarter and make announcements in the spring.
International Internships & Fellowship deadlines courtesy of the UCLA Career Center
If you are interested in joining the Undergraduate International Relations Society, please e-mail UIRS.UCLA@gmail.com.
Click here to learn more about the IGCC Dissertation Fellowships. Earn up to a $15,000 stipend and up to $3,000 in travel/research funds. The deadline for IGCC is March 15th. UCLA affiliates must submit a Golden Rod form to the UCLA Office of Contracts and Grants by March 8, 2010.
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