A May 2013 graduate research panel organized by the Asia Institute's Program on Central Asia explored the changing dynamics of identity and place in the region. The interdisciplinary session saw presentations by a linguist, an anthropologist and a geographer, respectively.
A lecture in Persian by Abbas Amanat, Professor of History & International Studies, Yale University. Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
This engaging portrait of UCLA History Professor Nile Green, who is the director of the Program on Central Asia, was published in the Winter 2013 edition of "The UCLA College Report," a publication of the College of Letters and Science.
Aruna Roy and Nikhil Dey to discuss "The Idea of India" on Sept. 22
Professor Nile Green was awarded the Albert Hourani Book Award at the 2011 Middle East Studies Association annual meeting in Washington, DC.
Congratulations to Dr. Tariq Thachil, recipient of the 2010 Sardar Patel Award, for the best dissertation submitted at any American university on the subject of modern India.
Leon Wieseltier, Literary Editor of the New Republic, delivers the 2011 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture. The lecture was co-sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, the Daniel Pearl Foundation and the Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA.
The Summer High School Language Program is geared toward students who speak one of the offered languages at home and want to improve their writing and reading skills.
On her International Institute dissertation fieldwork grant, ethnomusicology graduate student Chloe Coventry traveled to Bangalore, in the south Indian state of Karnataka, to study the city's local rock music.
Three Idiots-the Finals
Rajesh Jha, a graduate student at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, started SimInsights, a company that produces simulation software for classrooms.
Congratulations to Dr. Gayatri A. Menon, recipient of the 2009 Sardar Patel Award, for the best dissertation submitted at any American university on the subject of modern India.
A lecture by Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, University of Wisconsin Madison
Saloni Mathur, a UCLA art historian, reconsiders the career of Amrita Sher-Gil with reference to Gauguin and Van Gogh, putting modernist painting in a global frame.
Four representatives from India made a visit to the UCLA Anderson School of Management to receive an overview of U.S. financial systems on Wednesday, December 9, 2009. The delegation met with professors from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and attended the exclusive Anderson Forecast December 2009 Outlook Conference.
Elizavida Fouksman investigated human rights abuses in rural India during her junior year, then returned after graduation to inspire social activism. She is UCLA's 12th Rhodes Scholar.
A book talk by Professor Nile Green (UCLA History).
Podcast of public lecture by Sanjay Subrahmanyam at the Fowler Museum at UCLA as part of the Steeped in History: The Art of Tea exhibit.
In his 2009 book, "Islam and the Army in Colonial India: Sepoy Religion in the Service of Empire," Professor Green follows the development of a "barracks Islam" that was practiced by Indian soldiers and their faqir holy men in 19th- and early 20th-century Hyderabad, a princely state then under de facto British rule.
Wall Street bankers would have benefited from being in the Buddha's audience. At the 106th Faculty Research Lecture, Gregory Schopen explains.
In his Faculty Research Lecture on March 10, Gregory Schopen hopes to illuminate a little-known aspect of Buddhism: the fact that it was one of the earliest social organizations in India to develop what might be called a corporation.
Going by the title of a witty and insightful book by Vinay Lal, associate professor of history, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Surgeon General-designate Sanjay Gupta are among "The Other Indians," distinct in many ways not just from native Americans but also from India's 1 billion people. Lal's book was recently published by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center Press and HarperCollins (India). Here, he discusses the Indian community in the U.S. and geopolitical events in South Asia.
Art History experts gather at UCLA to offer new interpretations of Buddhist art.
Three graduates will spend their summers, and beyond, working to improve the state of public health in far-flung corners of the globe.
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