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