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Peshawar, Pakistan

Jan. 5, 2017. Celebration of the birthday of the Sikh spiritual leader Guru Gobind Singh at the Sikh temple in Peshawar. Thousands of Sikh pilgrims attended. (Photo: ©AP Photo/ Mohammad Sajjad.) This photo is licensed; do not download or copy.
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  • African Studies Center
    The African Studies Center at UCLA was established in 1959 to further stimulate the growing national interest in the region and to develop outreach, academic, and research programs on Africa. Increased national demand for new
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    The Center for World Languages is a research and development unit of the UCLA International Institute and the Humanities Division of the UCLA College of Letters and Sciences. The Center brings together the University's extensive
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  • Center for Mexican Studies
    The UCLA Center for Mexican Studies is dedicated to organizing and sponsoring graduate student and faculty research on Mexico, faculty and student exchanges with Mexican universities, and Mexico-related events at UCLA. The Center promotes collaborative
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  • Center for Middle East Development
    <p>Through conferences, task forces, publications and other programming, CMED explores key subjects for the region, including: Arab-Israeli issues, Gulf security, Mediterranean security, regional business and economics, technological cooperation, regional strategic cooperation, and democratic culture and
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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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