Events

The Center hosts public lectures, conferences, film series, and other events throughout the year.

Agonistic Intimacies: Violence, Kinship and Citizenship in the Eastern Frontier
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
12:15 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
UCLA


Dead Archives, Displaced Monuments: The 1962 Bureaucratic Ruptures Between Colonial France and Independent Algeria
Thursday, January 18, 2018
3:00 PM
Room 111, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (GSEIS) building
UCLA

Between the Ottoman Empire and Italy: The Jews of Rhodes 1880-1936
Monday, January 22, 2018
5:00 PM
Room 1314, UCLA School of Law
UCLA

From "Missing" to "Kidnapped": The Framing of the Yemenite Children Affair
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6275 Bunche Hall


In Search of Modern Iran
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
4:00 PM
306 Royce Hall
UCLA

16th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies
Friday, February 02, 2018
9:30 AM
314 Royce Hall
UCLA

In Search of Modern Iran (In Persian)
Sunday, February 04, 2018
4:00 PM
121 Dodd Hall
UCLA


"Dalya's Other Country" Film Screening
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 to Wednesday, February 07, 2018
5:30 PM
UCLA School of Law
385 Charles E. Young Drive East

Understanding the New Middle East
Thursday, February 08, 2018 to Friday, February 09, 2018
UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center
Laureate Room (1st floor)

Why and How Iranian Identity has become so Politicized? (In Persian)
Sunday, February 11, 2018
4:00 PM
121 Dodd Hall
UCLA

Roots of Iranian Rage: Protest and Power in the Islamic Republic
Monday, February 12, 2018
2:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall
UCLA

Why Study Jewish History?
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
12:00 PM
314 Royce Hall


Smart People, Dumb War: America's Intervention in Iraq
Thursday, February 22, 2018
2:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

Recent Excavations of Sanjar-Shah (Northern Tajikistan) and the New Sources for the Study of the Sogdian Culture (5th–8th centuries CE)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Charles E. Young Research Library Presentation Room
UCLA

A Conversation with "Waking Lions" Author Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
Thursday, February 22, 2018
7:15 PM
UCLA Fowler Museum, Lenart Auditorium


From Istanbul to Chicago: Iranian Diaspora Across Time and Space
Monday, February 26, 2018
2:00 PM
Humanities Room 365
UCLA

Dual Citizenship in a Globalized World: The Case of Israel and the EU
Monday, February 26, 2018
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location TBD

Film Screening: Resistance is Life (2017)
Monday, February 26, 2018
6:30 PM
Location TBD
UCLA

The Islamic Factor: Socialists, Islamists and the Soviet Union in Cold War Eurasia
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

A Medieval Muslim Life in Translation
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
4:00 PM
314 Royce Hall
UCLA