Written in spite of death threats and illness, book by UCLA legal thinker Khaled Abou El Fadl takes aim at Muslim 'puritans.'
A UCLA graduate student reports on Professor Sharon Suh's colloquium presentation at the Center for Buddhist Studies.
UCLA researchers find grassroots approaches to curbing the spread of HIV in China and Vietnam.
Ritual-filled lives of 13th-century Japanese nuns at Hokkeji were rich, says USC scholar Lori Meeks.
Mandated to teach about Asia, too few teachers are prepared to do so. A UCLA Asia Institute seminar addresses this need.
Mandela prison-mate and adviser Kathrada remembers indignities suffered, stresses victories won in democratic South Africa.
Discussing Schwarzenegger in China...
Students rally outside Regents' meeting at UCLA, say silence on Darfur genocide not an option.
Speakers criticize international community’s apathy toward Sudan.
Harvard history professor Daniel Botsman discusses the progress and plight of Japan's Burakumin under Meiji rule.
Over 125 people heard Blair adviser Anthony Giddens address global communications, security, and the history of the globalization debate.
A Global Fellow at the International Institute takes up queries on torture, Abu Ghraib, the adoption of Chinese girls, and success in academia.
An Oct. 6 conference on the Armenian Genocide marked the first time Turkish scholars outside Turkey have challenged their government's position on the genocide, organizers said.
Cari Coe's research inhabits the space where protected forests, politics, and poverty meet.
Director Karim Ainouz and others discuss filmmaking and the state of the industry in Brazil.
UCLA visiting scholar's online distance-learning program brings new perspectives to cultural study of the Philippines.
Graduate student conference looking at literary exile in the age of globalization finds that it's not all bad.
Indecisive German elections spark questions at UCLA. What happened to Merkel's lead? Why can't anyone team with the Left? Did Germans bring the grand coalition on themselves?
Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam argues for return to democracy rather than military rule in Pakistan
The UC Education Abroad Program is extending its suspension of the program through this academic year because of a U.S. State Department travel warning.
UCLA graduate student reports on Professor Franciscus Verellen's talk at the UCLA Center for Buddhist Studies.
University of Maryland and Brookings Scholar Telhami says growing opposition to U.S. foreign policy is not the worst news for the superpower.
UCLA faculty are frequently called to comment upon events and trends in Asia and in Asia-U.S. relations.
Tactics, not issues, were key to the LDP's landslide win in Japan, argues UCLA Professor Emeritus Hans Baerwald.
UCLA professor Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei speaks out on the sometimes frightful, but mostly delightful, process behind her landmark book, Unspeakable Acts: The Avant-Garde Theatre of Terayama Shuji and Postwar Japan.
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