Greetings from the UCLA Burkle Center. During the summer months the Center has been working hard to publish its 2008-09 Annual Report, schedule fall quarter events, and set in motion other activities for the UCLA and Los Angeles communities.
In this August edition of our eNewsletter you will find information about upcoming hosted or supported Burkle Center events, recent news, multimedia links, and other announcements. Please visit our website for the most upinformation, 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 at our next event!
The Burkle Center Staff
Burkle Fellow Amy Zegart on KCRW: Prisoner Abuse and National Security
UCLA Burkle Center, August 2009
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
12:00PM, James West Alumni Center
Burkle Forum with Former Prime Minister of Pakistan H.E. Shaukat Aziz
Burkle Forums serve the UCLA community by presenting lectures, moderated discussions, panels, and other events featuring internationally renowed scholars, practitioners, and leaders who share their views on the most important international relations issues confronting the US and the world today. H.E. Shaukat Aziz was the Prime Minister of Pakistan from 2004 to 2007, and is credited as being the first Prime Minister to complete a full term in office. Doors will open at 11:30 am. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
5-7:00pm, UCLA School of Law, Rm. 1357
The International Human Rights Program presents an Evening with Somaly Mam Join us for a special one-time only event in which Somaly Mam shares her experiences and her passion for fighting back against human trafficking Mam will be introduced by Somaly Mam Foundation Board Member, actress and UCLA alumna, Laurie Holden. This event is part of the larger UCLA International Institute Open House event.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
12-2:00pm, UCLA Bunche, Room 11353
Burkle Center Open House Faculty, graduate students and college students are cordially invited to attend the Burkle Center's 2009 Open House. Learn about the Center's exciting Fall Schedule of Events, programs, funding opportunities and internships. Mingle with like-minded colleagues and friends and visit with other regional or thematic Centers hosted by the International Institute on the 10th and 11th floors of Bunche Hall. This event is part of the larger UCLA International Institute Open House event.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
4-5:00pm, Bunche Hall, Room 10383
Burkle Talk with Robert O. Keohane, Prof. of Intl. Affairs at Princeton University
Join us for a lunchtime lecture by Keohane followed by discussion with members of the UCLA community. General admission is on a space available basis. This event is open to the public.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
12-1:00pm, UCLA Law School Room 1327
Burkle Talk with Jack Healy, Renowned Human Rights Activist and former Director of Amnesty International - US
Join us for a lunchtime lecture by 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.
Friday, November 6, 2009
8:00am-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.
Monday, November 9, 2009
12-1:00pm, UCLA Anderson, Rm. A202
Public Lecture by Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group 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.