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Welcome to the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, one of the country’s oldest organized research centers for study of the Middle East and North Africa. Since 1957 we have furthered interdisciplinary understanding of the region through conferences, symposia, lectures, scholarly research, teacher workshops, partnerships with area schools and colleges, public programs, language training, and supporting graduate and undergraduate instruction.
Monday, October 22, 20185:00 PM
Sunday, October 28, 20187:00 PM - 8:30 PMJan Hopper Theater, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Monday, October 29, 20182:00 PM - 6:00 PM6275 Bunche Hall
Ali Behdad, the new director of CNES, aims to promote collaborative interdisciplinary research that advances knowledge of the complex history, culture and traditions of the Middle East.
Aug. 15, 2018. UCLA Professor of Law and former CNES Director Aslı Ü. Bâli and co-author Aziz Rana recently published a follow-up piece to their earlier article in The Boston Review on U.S. policy in the Syrian civil war. Bâli was also recently interviewed about the Syrian war by journalist Daniel Denvir for Jacobin, the left-leaning quarterly magazine. You can find the two-part podcast here.
Heckman has been appointed to the Neufeld-Levin Holocaust Endowed Chair at UC Santa Cruz.
A book talk and discussion with authors Ece Temelkuran and Molly Crabapple
A lecture by Alireza Doostdar (The University of Chicago Divinity School)
A lecture by Edhem Eldem (Collège de France)
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