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  • Program on Central Asia
    With generous support from the UCLA International Institute, the Asia Institute will lead a three-year initiative in collaboration with the Center for European and Eurasian Studies and the Center for Near Eastern Studies. Promoting the
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  • Center for Southeast Asian Studies
    The Center for Southeast Asian Studies promotes independent research and innovative teaching about the histories, languages, societies, and cultures of Southeast Asia and its peoples. To this end, it supports expanded course offerings, hosts visiting
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  • Center for Near Eastern Studies
    The Gustav E. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies at UCLA encourages, coordinates and integrates instruction and research in the humanities and the social sciences, business, law, medicine and the media, and in all
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  • Center for Southern Cone Studies
    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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  • Center for the Study of International Migration
    The UCLA Center for the Study of International Migration seeks to foster research and instruction on international migration. In our view, the study of migration is like the process of migration itself: an activity that
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