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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.
Friday, April 28, 201712:00 PMCharles E. Young Research Library (YRL) Presentation Room 11348
Sunday, April 30, 20174:00 PM121 Dodd Hall
Monday, May 01, 20174:00 PMRoom 365, Humanities Building
Initiated by UCLA's Center for Near Eastern Studies and faculty from the Departments of Comparative Literature, Anthropology, Near Eastern Languages & Cultures, and the School of Law, the conference will be co-hosted by the Middle East centers at UC Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara.
The Voice of America interviewed James Gelvin for its coverage of the meeting between Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Egyptian Defense Minister Sedki Sobhy.
UCLA alumna Beth Baron has been selected 2015-17 president of the Middle East Studies Association. Beth teaches history at The Graduate Center,City University of New York, where she directs the M.A. program and the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center. From 2009 through 2014 she was editor of the International Journal of Middle East History.
A lecture by Laila Shereen Sakr (UCSB)
A lecture by Thomas Abowd (Tufts University)
Orit Bashkin (University of Chicago) is the featured speaker in the first Averroës Lecture on Jewish Communities in Muslim Lands, a new series sponsored by CNES.
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