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  • Migration and globalization from the ground up

    Anthropologist Laurie Hart returns to UCLA this fall after conducting research in northern Greece and graduate seminars on migration and the border crisis on Lesvos. She will be teaching two courses in the Global Studies Program this fall.

  • Restoring Thai musical instruments

    The restoration of Thai musical instruments by UCLA's ethnomusicology department has built a strong bond between the department and the Thai community in Los Angeles and Thailand.

  • A year abroad in Kazakhstan

    Clarissa Rodriguez perfected her Russian and made many friends during a year of study in Almaty, Kazahkstan.

  • Learning in order to teach

    Four teachers share their experience of a Latin American Institute professional development workshop on migration in Latin America.


Anthropologist Laurie Hart returns to UCLA this fall after conducting research in northern Greece and...

The restoration of Thai musical instruments by UCLA's ethnomusicology department has built a strong bond...

Clarissa Rodriguez perfected her Russian and made many friends during a year of study in...

Four teachers share their experience of a Latin American Institute professional development workshop on migration...

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Sept. 20, 2016. A U.N. humanitarian aid convoy in Syria was hit by airstrikes on Sept. 19, as the Syrian military declared that a U.S.-Russian brokered cease-fire had failed. U.N. officials reported many dead and seriously wounded. (Photo: ©Aleppo 24 news via AP, 2016). This photo is licensed.
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