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Several of the Institute's research centers and teaching programs have new faculty leaders as of July 1, 2018, and three new faculty have joined the Institute's academic teaching staff.Read More

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    Donor builds trans-Pacific community of Chinese donors

    UCLA alumnus John Long is a successful businessman, Asian American community leader and philanthropist. One of his latest projects, the Global Chinese Philanthropy Initiative, works closely with the UCLA Asia Pacific Center. The two organizations are co-organizing a forum at Tsinghua University in late June.
  • Image for Chasing race car dreams

    Chasing race car dreams

    After studying development at UCLA and serving in the Peace Corps in Liberia, Ken Fukuda (IDS 2009) left his job and moved to Germany to pursue his passion for professional racing.
  • Image for Falling in love with Japanese history

    Falling in love with Japanese history

    Tatiana Sulovska, a former law student, viewed her acceptance into the International Institute's East Asian Studies M.A. Program as a chance to center her career on her passion: Japanese history.
  • Image for Modernization stalls in Russia under Putin

    Modernization stalls in Russia under Putin's "informational autocracy"

    At a recent book talk, Daniel Treisman characterized the current Putin regime as an informational autocracy that relies largely on nonviolent control of information flows and the disabling of opponents.
Image for Donor builds trans-Pacific community of Chinese donors
UCLA alumnus John Long is a successful businessman, Asian American community leader and philanthropist. One...
Image for Chasing race car dreams
After studying development at UCLA and serving in the Peace Corps in Liberia, Ken Fukuda...
Image for Falling in love with Japanese history
Tatiana Sulovska, a former law student, viewed her acceptance into the International Institute's East Asian...
Image for Modernization stalls in Russia under Putin
At a recent book talk, Daniel Treisman characterized the current Putin regime as an informational...

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We share the sad news that our former colleague Anne Bodenheimer, a champion of UCLA...

Lens on the World

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Moscow, Russian Federation

July 4, 2018. From left: U.S. Senators Richard Shelby (R-AL), John Thune (R-AL) and John Hoeven (R-ND), part of a U.S. delegation of seven Republican senators and one Republican Congresswoman, in a meeting with Russian lawmakers. The meeting was closed to the press. (Photo: ┬ęSIPA via AP Images/ Aleskandr Chizhenok.) This photo is licensed, do not copy or download.

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    The Center for India and South Asia is the newest center in the Asia Institute. It promotes dialogue between humanists who focus on the region's rich past, social scientists concerned with its dynamic present, and...
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    The Center for Southern Cone Studies is dedicated to promoting research on an important region of Latin America, comprised of multiple nations, that shares many characteristics with the United States: climate and ecology; large agricultural...
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    Interdepartmental degrees offered through Institute centers allow students to focus on a particular area of study -- either a specific geographic area, or a global comparative and issue-oriented approach -- through a variety of disciplines....
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    As U.S. ties with Asia become increasingly important and as East and Southeast Asian immigrants, many of whom are practicing Buddhists, come to rival other minorities in size and influence, the need grows for specialists...
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    Welcome to the UCLA Center for Korean Studies. The Center was established in 1993 to coordinate development of UCLA's burgeoning programs in this field of research. Despite its short history, the Center now presides over...
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