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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.

Faculty

  • Image for Nile Green wins Guggenheim Fellowship

    Nile Green wins Guggenheim Fellowship

    Nile Green, historian of multiple iterations of global Islam and founding director of the UCLA Central Asia Program, has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship.

  • Image for Celebrating female refugees and migrants as “women who move”

    Celebrating female refugees and migrants as “women who move”

    At the UCLA celebration of International Women's Day 2018, E. Tendayi Achiume discussed female refugees and migrants from the Global South as women who exert their agency to improve their lives.

  • Image for NHLRC conference highlights research, honors founder Olga Kagan

    NHLRC conference highlights research, honors founder Olga Kagan

    A recent NHLRC conference examined new research on heritage language studies and honored NHLRC founder, UCLA Professor Olga Kagan, with a Festschrift.

  • Image for Aslı Ü. Bâli featured on cover of Los Angeles Lawyer

    Aslı Ü. Bâli featured on cover of Los Angeles Lawyer

    December 2017. Writing in LA Lawyer, Aslı Ü. Bâli, professor of law and director of the Center for Near Eastern Studies at UCLA, and UCLA School of Law colleague Jessica Peake analyze President Trump's use of airstrikes in Syria within the framework of international law.

  • Image for UCLA Professor José Luiz Passos publishes two new books

    UCLA Professor José Luiz Passos publishes two new books

    O Globo has published an article about UCLA Professor José Luiz Passos and his new books, “Antologia fantástica da República brasileira” and “A órbita de King Kong.” An author of both novels and literary criticism, Passos was the inaugural director of the UCLA Center for Brazilian Studies (2008–2011). (In Portuguese)

Students

  • Image for Recognizing research and service

    Recognizing research and service

    On May 17, the UCLA International Institute held an end-of-the-year reception where outstanding seniors discussed their international research and were honored for their activism, scholarship, leadership and service.

  • Image for Going Global Recap

    Going Global Recap

    UCLA graduate students from a variety of disciplines came together to present their research on international issues at the Fourth Annual International Institute Graduate Student Conference.

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