Terasaki Center Director Hitoshi Abe's architectural works will be exhibited at the upcoming show, A New Sculpturalism: Contemporary Architecture from Southern California, at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA from from June 16-September 16.
“Enriching the Middle East's Economic Future,” a conference sponsored by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development, took place in Doha, Qatar, from May 20–22, 2013.
Deputy Director of the African Studies Center Azeb Tadesse, who has been employed at the center since 1999, has won the 2013 Excellence in Leadership (Excel) Award of the UCLA Administrative Management Group.
The United States and China Need to Overcome Mutual Misunderstandings: Washington Post Op-Ed by Burkle Center Fellow General Wesley Clark
General Clark argues that the US and China need to develop a deeper understanding of each other and form greater cooperation.
MEDIA ALERT: UCLA design conference on June 11 to focus on unprecedented regional infrastructure initiative in South America
International Institute, UCLA, June 5, 2013 — A conference and design review funded by the UCLA Latin American Institute will explore how design can improve the impacts of the Initiative for the Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA), the largest and most ambitious infrastructure integration project ever implemented in the region.
The Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture on the Conditions of Peace with Ambassador Ryan Crocker: "The Arab Spring and US Interests"
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations proudly presents the 2012-13 Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture on the Conditions of Peace featuring Ambassador Ryan Crocker. This event is co-sponsored by the UCLA Program on Central Asia, the UCLA Center for India and South Asia, The UCLA Center for Middle East Development, and the UCLA Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies.
A Talk by Yang Zhishui 揚之水 on 05/28/2013
Presented in Chinese
Ambassador Ryan Crocker repeatedly counseled the United States to practice “strategic patience” over the long term in its pursuit of stability in the Middle East at a lecture at UCLA.
A younger generation of scholars recently paid tribute to UCLA Professor Emeritus Ismail K. Poonawala at a symposium (“Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala’s Shoulders”) organized by the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies on May 23, 2013, by presenting new research in a tradition made immeasurably richer by his life’s work as a scholar of Ismaili Shiism.
Interview with UCLA Professor Gabriel Piterberg on the Israeli Palestinian conflict. The Noticias Mundo Fox segment (in Spanish) took place on November 22, 2012.
Political scientist Pearl T. Robinson describes the work of Mama Kiota as a vital part of the global feminist movement. A female Sufi educational and spiritual leader, Mama Kiota has been working under the radar in her local community in Niger for 40 years, educating and empowering rural African Muslim women.
A lecture by Dr. Sumaiya Hamdani, Associate Professor, History and Art History Dept., George Mason University. Part of the conference "Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala's Shoulders."
Closing remarks by Professor Ismail Poonawala, UCLA.
A lecture by Dr. Daryoush Mohammad Poor, Reseach Associate, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. Part of the conference "Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala's Shoulders."
Listen to presentations by medical and social scientists, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and attorneys on community wellbeing and culture in Latin America.
A lecture by Dr. Omar Ali-de-Unzaga, Research Associate, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. Part of the conference "Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala's Shoulders."
Historian Geoffrey Robinson and archivist Michelle Caswell will use a at $40,000 grant from the UC Pacific Research Program to explore the complex set of issues involved in the creation, housing, ownership, and use of archives on human rights abuses and crimes against humanity
Arnold C. Harberger Lecture on Economic Development with Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University - MULTIMEDIA COVERAGE NOW AVAILABLE
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.
A lecture by Waïl S. Hassan, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
David Hirsch of the Young Research Library was voted UCLA Librarian of the Year 2013 by his peers. A librarian, linguist and scholar, his work supports scholars throughout the International Institute.
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.
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