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Sondra Hale awarded honorary doctorate

Sondra Hale awarded honorary doctorate

Sondra Hale, UCLA professor emerita of anthropology and gender studies, received an honorary doctorate of the arts from Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan.
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Nile Green publishes latest in a torrent of works on Central Asia and global Islam

Nile Green publishes latest in a torrent of works on Central Asia and global Islam

The founding director of the UCLA Program on Central Asia reflects on his newest book and the strength of Central Asian and Afghan Studies at UCLA.
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Sondra Hale awarded honorary doctorate

Sondra Hale, UCLA professor emerita of anthropology and gender studies, received an honorary doctorate of the arts from Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan.
Posted: 6/3/2016

Nile Green publishes latest in a torrent of works on Central Asia and global Islam

The founding director of the UCLA Program on Central Asia reflects on his newest book and the strength of Central Asian and Afghan Studies at UCLA.
Posted: 5/5/2016

Amplifying the voices of the Syrian revolution

Speaking at the Center for Near Eastern Studies on April 1, Syrian-British writers Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami shed light on the struggles and activism of ordinary Syrian people since 2011.
Posted: 4/11/2016

For Muslim Americans, says L.A. judge, “Every time you hit bottom, there’s a new bottom”

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Halim Dhanidina, the first Muslim judge in the State of California, recently spoke to UCLA students about his career and why he continues to be publicly engaged.
Posted: 3/21/2016

International and human rights law expert Aslı Bâli leads the Center for Near Eastern Studies

Bâli seeks to explore the multiethnic, multiconfessional history of the Middle East region during her tenure.
Posted: 3/10/2016

UCLA professor’s book reaches audiences in Russia, Brazil and the Arab world

Originally published in 2012, The Oil Curse by Michael L. Ross has been translated into Russian, Portuguese and Arabic — all in the last year.
Posted: 2/24/2016

Labor movements and uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia

Stanford University Professor Joel Beinin provided a comparative historical analysis of the labor movement history that laid the foundations for the 2011 uprisings in both Tunisia and Egypt.
Posted: 2/8/2016

Specialist on modern Iran joins teaching faculty at UCLA International Institute

Sociologist Kevan Harris will be teaching in the International Development Studies Program.
Posted: 1/14/2016

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