November 2009 > Upcoming Events
Fall Quarter Update
Greetings from the UCLA Burkle Center! We began the new academic year with talks by former Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz and Princeton Professor Robert O. Keohane, as well as Greening the North American Energy Relationship, a joint conference with the UCLA School of Public Affairs on US-Canada energy and environmental policy. We thank those who helped produce these outstanding events!
Looking ahead, we have a great line-up of events and invite you to learn more and RSVP online on our website.
As a supporter of the Burkle Center, your attendance at our events and your feedback are invaluable. We encourage you to stay connected and involved, and hope to see you at our next event!
Former Pakistani PM Urges Open Talks on Afghanistan
Institute, October 2009
Burkle Center Podcasts Ranked in the Top Three of International Relations Podcasts Worldwide
ISN Blog, September 2009
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
12:15 - 1:15PM; UCLA Law School Room 1430
Burkle Forum with Esther Brimmer, US Assistant Secretary for International Organizations: "A Perspective on US Diplomatic Strategy
Join us for a lecture followed by Q&A with one of the top diplomats of the Obama Administration, Esther Brimmer, United States Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations. RSVP to this event here.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
12-1pm, UCLA Law School Rm. 1327
Jack Healy, former Director of Amnesty International - US: "Burma and a Lifetime of Human Rights Advocacy"
Lecture featuring renowned human rights activist Jack Healy on his recent human rights efforts in Myanmar, followed by discussion with members of the UCLA community. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public. RSVP to this event here.
Friday, November 6, 2009
8am-6:30pm, UCLA Faculty Center
1989 Symposium: "Assessing the Collapse of Communism Twenty Years Later"
1989 was a momentous year in the history of Europe and the world. The collapse of communist rule in Eastern Europe set the stage for unprecedented post-socialist “transitions” in the region and for post-Cold War geo-political changes as well. In recognition of the extraordinary events symbolized by the fall of the Berlin Wall twenty years ago, this symposium aims to reflect thoughtfully upon the important political, economic and socio-cultural impacts that have ensued. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public. RSVP to this event here.
Monday, November 9, 2009
12-1pm, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Collins Center A-202
Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group: "Global Political Risk: Managing Through Economic Castastrophe"
Join us for a lunchtime lecture by Ian Bremmer followed by discussion with members of the UCLA community. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public. RSVP to this event here.
November 16-20, 2009
Over 20 events at multiple locations on campus all week
International Education Week - In collaboration with the US Department of State and the Department of Education, the UCLA community presents a week of events and fairs aimed at preparing and informing students about the benefits of global exchange opportunities. The highlgiht event is an Opportunities Fair on November 17th in the Kerckhoff State Rooms. Burkle Interns will available then to answer questions about upcoming Burkle activities. Learn more this and other events here or go to www.international.ucla.edu/educationweek.
Audio Podcasts of Past Events
H.E. Shaukat Aziz, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, on "Afghanistan and Pakistan"
Professor of International Affairs at Princeton, Robert O. Keohane, on "Social Norms and International Relations"
Listen to these and other event recordings on iTunes.
Introducing the 2009-2010 fall/winter Burkle Center Interns
Congratulations to the 2009-10 fall/winter Burkle Center Interns: Annie Augustine, Amy Ta, Deborah Magsaysay, Jasmin Yu, Sarah Mallory and Tomasz Dziadkowiec.
2009-2010 winter/spring Intern Applications Due Nov. 30th
If you missed the deadline for the fall/winter internships program, or did not make it in this round, we invite you to apply for our winter/spring program. Repeat applicants are encouraged and you get additional exposure to this year's conference and our spring programs. Learn more here.
2009-2010 Belkin Scholarships for Minority Graduate Students Enrolled in an Internationally-themed Academic Program
Calling all JD/MBA/MA/LLM/PhD students! Get an early start on this year's Belkin Memorial Scholarship competition. Award amounts up to $4,000 for tuition payable this year. Applications may be found on our website and are due on Friday, January 29, 2010.
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