Research & Awards
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The International Institute and its affiliated centers and programs promote multidisciplinary research and provide platforms, such as conferences and publications, for the dissemination of research findings.
The Economist reviews the forthcoming (2016) Lights of Pointe Noire, a chronicle of the UCLA professor and novelist's visit to the Congo after 23 years away.
Dr. Karin Nielsen, a leading specialist in the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission and director of the Center for Brazilian Studies, has won the Brazilian Diaspora Award in health sciences.
Berend, 85, has retired after teaching at UCLA for 25 years. He is a member of seven different national academies of science.
Three of the four UCLA faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences are affiliated with the UCLA International Institute: Ivan T. Berend and Michael Mann, with the Center for European and Eurasian Studies; and Gregory Schopen, with the Center for Buddhist Studies.
UCLA is tied for the most recipients in the nation.
The African Activist Association hosted the 2nd second annual Aluta Continua Symposium on May 29.
Graduate students from a wide range of disciplines are helping an editor-in-chief duo reestablish the African Studies journal.
The Second Annual International Institute Graduate Student Conference will feature students from different fields presenting research on a variety of international topics.
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