Upcoming Events

A conference bringing together leaders from around the country to discuss one of the most pressing problems of the 21st Century: the global refugee crisis.
Friday, April 07, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
California Room, Faculty Center

Film festival screenings April 27 - May 4 at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre, 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. Cosponsored by CERS.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
8:00 PM
Schoenberg Hall

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Recent News & Announcements

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).

Chances of the far right in French elections

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

January 23, 2017. Dominic Thomas discusses the French election and the impact of the far on on CGTN, a 24-hour English news channel of China Central Television, . See another interview, this one on CNN, regarding the future of transatlantic relations.

Current events in EU

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Jan. 3, 2017. Dominic Thomas, chair of UCLA's French & Francophone studies department, was interviewed on CNN about the resignation of the U.K. High Representative to the EU and about Brexit and the new French labor law on the "right to disconnect" from work email after hours.

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