"[Israel] cannot succeed in terms of eliminating Palestinian resistence altogether because colonial occupation yields and breeds resistance, " says Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA professor of History & Director of the G.E. von Grunebaum Center for Near East Studies, in an interview with The Real News Network.
The Global Studies and International Development Studies programs offer interdisciplinary undergraduate degrees that focus on globalization and development, respectively.
Soon to be named a 'Founding Mother' for her expertise, Professor Emerita Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei discusses a subject on which she is an authority: Asian Theater Studies
The UCLA International Institute offers flexible area studies programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
A discussion of Iran's role in Gaza
"By supplying weapons to the rebel militias, with their strange mix of intelligence agents, local thugs and trigger-happy Russian volunteers, Putin made himself a hostage to their brutish blundering," says UCLA political scientist Dan Treisman in a CNN editorial.
As ISIS gains more traction in the region, the international community’s lack of action inadvertently lays the foundation for increased terrorist attacks, the violent repression and persecution of ethnic and religious minorities, and the further destabilization of Syria and Iraq.
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China's recent ban on Ramadan is just another reminder of the religious and cultural persecution China's Muslim Uighur population faces.
UCLA Alumnus Jose Lopez Calderon (International Development Studies 2010) was awarded the 2014 Emerging Leader Award by the UC Education Abroad Program.
Although there is still much work to be done, women throughout the MENA region have proven that they have the power and the agency to create tangible change.
A letter to students considering graduate work in the International Relations field from someone who just went through the application process
Emeritus Professor, Department of Economics, Political Science and Public Policy at UCLA
UCLA alumna Ira Sangar spoke to undergraduates about her experiences working in the development sector at an International Development Studies event in late May.
The life and work of Jok Madut Jok (UCLA Ph.D. 1996) of South Sudan, professor of history at LMU, is profiled in a recent article.
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