Upcoming Events


Film festival screenings April 27 - May 4 at the Laemmle Music Hall, Writers Guild Theater, and Goethe-Institut Los Angeles. Cosponsored by CERS.
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Goethe-Institut Los Angeles

The UCLA Philharmonia presents Shostakovich Symphony No. 11, conducted by Neal Stulberg, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of CERS.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
8:00 PM
Schoenberg Hall

CERS Graduate Student Lecture with Maia Woolner, Doctoral Candidate, UCLA History.
Thursday, May 04, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

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Recent News & Announcements


Autocratic parallels between Putin and Trump

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Although Putin is not a perfect comparison for the U.S. president, examining their shared autocratic traits is useful for understanding "who we are dealing with" in Trump, said writer-journalist Masha Gessen at a recent UCLA event.

Events in Europe

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Dominic Thomas, chair of the UCLA Department of French & Francophone Studies, is interviewed on CNN International about the launch of Brexit. See earlier interviews on the 60th anniversary of the EU, terrorist attack outside the U.K. parliament and the French elections after the first French presidential debate: here and here.

Dutch elections and Erdogan's referendum

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

March 15, 2017. UCLA's Dominic Thomas is interviewed by CNN from Amsterdam on the Dutch election results. See also interview with Cyril Vanier on the rfit between The Netherlands and Turkey and its relation to elections in both countries (03/13/17). A related interview with CNN's John Vause can be found here, which includes a discussion of European elections and NATO issues (03/13/17).

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