Upcoming Events


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


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


From "Missing" to "Kidnapped": The Framing of the Yemenite Children Affair

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
6275 Bunche Hall

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Center News


Aslı Bâli recognized by Middle East Studies Association

Bâli, director of the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, was awarded the 2017 Middle East Studies Association Presidential Award on November 19, 2017.


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In The Media


UCLA anthropologist researches the Jewish people of Morocco

Associate Professor Aomar Boum reaches across disciplines to illuminate the history and status of Jewish inhabitants of Morocco, once one of the largest Jewish communities in the Arab world.


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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 book talk by James L. Gelvin (UCLA), with discussant Kevan Harris (UCLA)

A lecture by Heather J. Sharkey (University of Pennsylvania) Thursday, November 02, 2017

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