Professor Stergios Babanassis, from the Univesity of Aegean, discusses comparative studies of countries, Europe, Economic integration, International linkages to development, Role of the International organization, long term indicators.
May 14 workshop looks at the history of Islam in China, at Muslim societies in China, and the lives of Chinese Muslims. Enrollment space is limited.
Scott Kennedy discusses the growing influence of domestic & foreign businesses on China's national economic policy
Experts report on U.S.-Hungarian trade, Russia's power plays in oil, the Central European film industry, and EU trade policy.
Alejandro Gertz Manero, Vicente Fox's former National Secretary of Security, points to the dramatic rise in drug use and crime in his country as proof that the reforms have gone only half way.
Noted British historian Emma Rothschild recalls a terrible turning point in French efforts to expand into the New World.
What is the status of Ethiopia, 20 years after famine relief? Why hasn't Ethiopia progressed as predicted? Former Clinton advisor for Africa, Gayle Smith, along with leading Ethiopian scholar, Edmond Keller, lead a panel discussion focusing on the state of Ethiopia. Where were you when "We Are the World" dominated the radio waves? Marcia Thomas of USA for Africa discusses the 1984 famine relief effort and pop culture.
Nick Steele, a student in last year's Shanghai Global Institute, discusses working in a rapidly changing China.
The Third Wilbur K. Woo Conference on the Greater China Economy held at UCLA
Doctoral students from seven California universities offer papers on the EU's institutional framework, economy, international role, and citizenship policies.
UCLA's unique summer program combines courses on globalization, language, with field study in Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Economic growth and labor productivity have been slowing in Europe as workers take more leisure time. Two experts look at why.
UN representative faces sharp criticism of AU role in Darfur during UCLA discussion.
Overflow crowd hear governors from three parties speak on the new pluralism and Mexico's place in a globalized world.
Jorge Castaneda is joined by Harvard Law Professor Roberto Unger in a wide ranging discussion of the future of Latin America.
Nineteen California teachers spend three weeks exploring China's rich cultural legacy and its complicated present.
Journalist Sam Jameson sees banks as weakest point in shaky recovery.
UCLA conference explores Mercosur, NAFTA, and the Free Trade Area of the Americas.
Sociologist Peter B. Evans modifies his "embedded autonomy" theory to take account of the pressures of international finance on Third World states and alternatives to an industrialization strategy.
European and American experts, the German ambassador, and former vice chancellor of Austria weigh implications of the May 1 accession of 10 new states.
Stanford law professor says digital age should usher in creative use of digital materials, not prosecution of 12 year olds for downloading music.
UCLA Magazine features an article on the effects of globalization on countries at different development levels by International Institute Vice Provost Geoffrey Garrett.
Mr. Atiku Abubakar in a UCLA address sharply condemns lending practices of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, and scores the exclusion of Africa from the UN Security Council.
Charles Snyder brings his forty years of work in Africa to bear in a candid view of the continent's leaders, hot spots, and causes for optimism.
Singapore is thought to have the "cleanest" public sector among Asian nations. Bangladesh is perceived to have the most corrupt public sector.
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