Events

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

Shah Wali Allah's Response to Ijtihad and Sunni Legal Theory
Monday, September 25, 2017
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Room 1327, UCLA School of Law
UCLA

False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East
Thursday, October 05, 2017
12:15 PM
UCLA School of Law
Room 1430

Sexuality and Cultural Change in Iranian Cinema
Sunday, October 08, 2017
4:00 PM
121 Dodd Hall
UCLA

What Kind of Wine did Rudaki Fancy?
Monday, October 09, 2017
2:00 PM
121 Dodd Hall
UCLA

Dissent in an Age of Populism: Sustaining Political Opposition after Turkey's 2017 Referendum
Monday, October 09, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Room 1314, UCLA School of Law
UCLA

The King and the Forty Orphans: The Invention of an Armenian Homeland in Ethiopia
Thursday, October 12, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Room 1420, UCLA School of Law
UCLA

Egypt and the Contradictions of Liberalism: Illiberal Intelligentsia and the Future of Egyptian Democracy
Monday, October 16, 2017
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Room 1447, UCLA School of Law


The First Half-Century of Israel's Permanently Temporary Occupation
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
3:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
UCLA

Israel's Judiciary under Threat
Thursday, October 19, 2017
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
306 Royce Hall

Film Screening: Queens of Syria
Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest Campus Auditorium
UCLA

Disorienting Figures: The Sovereign and the Author in the Ottoman Age of Prose
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
3:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
UCLA

Islam and Jews in the Holy Land: Land and Nature and the Construction of Jewish Culture
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

Black Matters: Young Ethiopian Jews and Race in Israel
Thursday, October 26, 2017
3:15 PM
Room 1314, UCLA School of Law

Interculturalism and the integration of Syrian-Armenian refugees to Montreal, Quebec
Thursday, October 26, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Room 1420, UCLA School of Law, RSVP Required


Muslims, Christians, and Jews in the Ottoman Middle East
Thursday, November 02, 2017
3:00 PM
279 Haines Hall
UCLA

The Unspoken Holocaust
Thursday, November 02, 2017
4:00 PM
314 Royce Hall
UCLA

Workshop on New Trends in Migration: European and North American Perspectives
Friday, November 03, 2017
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall, Room 10383
UCLA

A Model Minority? Sephardi Jews in the Late Ottoman Empire
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
5:00 PM
Room 1314, UCLA School of Law

The New Middle East: What Everyone Needs to Know
Thursday, November 09, 2017
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Room 1314, UCLA School of Law

Iran's Quest for Regional Hegemony: Challenges for Israel, the Arab World and the West
Thursday, November 09, 2017
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Royce Hall, Room 314

AFI Fest 2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017 to Wednesday, November 15, 2017


In Between - Film Screening and Director Q&A
Monday, November 13, 2017
6:00 PM
Humanities A65

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