This talk is part of the “China Beyond the Headlines” lecture series, generously supported by Mr. Stephen Lesser on May 21st, 2013.
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.
Unfolding the Principle of Color Decoration in Yingzao Fashi, a 12th Century’s Chinese Imperial Building Standard
A talk by Luke Li, Tsinghua University, Beijing on May 20th, 2013.
UCLA graduate students presented a diverse array of research to donor representative Russell Faucett at an annual luncheon hosted by the Latin American Institute on May 16, 2013.
The 2013 International Career Panel hosts Brooke Christopher, Holly Derheim, and Erroll Southers. This panel provides insight about various fields and professions in the international arena, and guide students on how to best prepare for international careers. Alexandra Lieben, Deputy Director of the UCLA Burkle Center, moderated the discussion.
A lecture in Persian by Peyman Vahabzadeh, University of Victoria
CEES congratulates Professors Hunt and Kudyma on receiving Distinguished Teaching Awards!
A recent Center for Korean Studies conference brought together a wide range of speakers to reconsider how to end a war that never technically ended.
A lecture by Michael Cooperson, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA.
A recent luncheon brought together UCLA alumnus and donor Terry Kramer with UCLA students who have received a Kramer scholarship in the past calendar year to travel and study abroad for the first time.
A lecture by Ziad Fahmy, Cornell University
A three-day summer program for high school teachers, July 29-31, 2013.
A public lecture by Barry Eichengreen, UC Berkeley, Economics and Political Science.
Professor Emeritus of the UCLA Department of Political Science, Andrzej Korbonski was a distinguished Polish-American scholar whose contributions to communist and post-communist studies were internationally recognized.
Center for Social Theory and Comparative History Annual Colloquium with Stathis Kouvelakis, King's College London, Political Theory and Costas Lapavitsas, University of London, Economics.
A lecture in Persian by Abbas Amanat, Professor of History & International Studies, Yale University. Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A CPSC lecture by Kabir Tambar, Stanford University, Anthropology.
A public lecture by Dr. Vusal Gasimli, Department of Economic Analysis and Global Affairs, Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
A lecture by Murat Cankara, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Introductory remarks by Sebouh Aslanian. Sponsored by the Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair for Modern Armenian History at UCLA.
In the past five years, China and Taiwan have succeeded in stabilizing their relationship to the benefit of both. Most progress has been in the economic and cultural spheres, with political issues left aside for the moment. A recent Center for Chinese Studies conference examined how China, Taiwan and the United States view the increasingly complex trilateral relationship.
Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, spoke about EU foreign policy at the UCLA Faculty Center on May 6. The meeting was organized by the Center for European and Eurasian Studies and moderated by Terry McCarthy, president and CEO of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.
The directors of the documentary film "Memory of Forgotten War" were interviewed in the Los Angeles Times prior to the screening of their film at the UCLA James Bridges Theater on May 8. The film was one of two documentaries that opened the "Ending the Korean War" conference organized by the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, May 8–10.
On April 18, 2013, the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies hosted Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, acclaimed physician, author and humanitarian, in a public talk entitled “Perspectives on Peace, Health & Hope: A Gaza Doctor's Journey from Personal Tragedy to a Search for Peace and Human Dignity”.
Arnold C. Harberger Lecture on Economic Development with Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University: "What Causes Economic Growth? Two Centuries of Global Evidence"
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations proudly presents the 2012-13 Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture on Economic Development featuring Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute and Professor of Sustainable Development, and of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. This event is co-sponsored by the UCLA Anderson School's Center for Global Management, the UCLA Law School's Emmett Center on Climate Change & the Environment and the Environmental Law Center.
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