Upcoming Events


Preliminary Reflections On Sectarianism and Intermarriage in Lebanon

Thursday, April 26, 2018
12:15 PM
352 Haines Hall


Smoking a Scorpion: Contemporary Persian Literature Today

Monday, May 07, 2018
3:00 PM
Humanities 193

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Center News


Deserts into forests: Dispossession in Palestine as another case of enclosure

At a recent UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies event, UC San Diego Professor Gary Fields claimed tree planting, forestation and cartography were used as tools of land dispossession in Palestine.


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In The Media


UCLA department chair appointed as CNN commentator

Professor Dominic Thomas discusses how networks tap into his expertise on European affairs.


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Alumni News


Alumnus Dany Douery develops the first Arabic BA program in the California State University system.

His mission: to help students examine global events with an understanding of Arab culture.


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Recent Podcasts

A lecture by Edhem Eldem (Collège de France)

A lecture by Jason Brownlee (University of Texas at Austin)

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