Shirin Ebadi, the first Iranian and the first Muslim woman to receive a Nobel Peace Prize, was given the award for her dedication to human rights and a nonviolent, evolutionary process for change in the Iranian government.
In talk at UCLA, former German foreign minister sees no future for 'balance-of-powers' geopolitics, defends European expansion within bounds, urges US not to give up on 'the West.' Fischer calls Iranian nuclear program biggest threat in troubled Middle East.
As online publications increase in popularity, critics question their credibility as sources.
Scholar of political terrorism and key figure in UN efforts to prevent it challenges conventional wisdom on extremist groups.
On Southern Californian trip, Ambassador Roberto Abdenur discusses trade, left-leaning Latin American governments, Brazil's Bolivian investment.
Symposium on human trafficking is one of three recent globalization events sponsored by WAC with support from the International Institute. The others were a symposium on globalization and the arts and WAC's activites on World AIDS Day.
Tom Plate's "Pacific Perspectives" is widely syndicated in the U.S. and in Asia
A political scientist and Global Fellow studies how multinational corporations make decisions that affect developing countries.
A program funded by the Mellon Foundation is creating an enlightened new perspective on the influence of minority cultures around the world.
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.
Graduate student conference looking at literary exile in the age of globalization finds that it's not all bad.
University of Maryland and Brookings Scholar Telhami says growing opposition to U.S. foreign policy is not the worst news for the superpower.
The geographer who chairs the new Global Studies Interdepartmental Program says that globalization makes people think twice about simple questions, like where they're from.
The U.S. ambassador to Benin discusses the U.S. agenda, the Beninese ethos, and the trials of his vocation.
Executive summary from research project led by Professor Loukaitou-Sideris, with collaborators from the Urban Planning faculty at UCLA and the Civil and Environmental Engineering department at UC Berkeley, aims to study terrorist attacks on rail and subway systems around the world with the goal of designing stations that are less vulnerable to bomb or gas attacks.
300 million people were brought out of poverty in China and India in the last twenty years the trade expert tells UCLA undergraduates.
William M. Tsutsui (Univ. of Kansas) explores the role of the Godzilla film series in popular culture
A transcript of the May 18, 2005 discussion by prominent scholars in the field.
Special Guest Lecture by Gareth Chang, with Professor Toby Miller, UC Riverside
For the first time since students began their campaign for divestment from Sudan earlier this year, the UC Board of Regents publicly discussed its investments in the country in a meeting at UCLA on Wednesday. Visit UC Sudan Divestment Taskforce http://www.ucdivestsudan.com
Global studies students attended class Wednesday eager to address their questions about current international issues to guest lecturer Warren Christopher.
The former Secretary of State recalls the three most memorable political events of his long life and answers questions from students on today's global crises.
UCLA alumnus breaks stereotypes in his intellectual history of prominent Filipino American writers.
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.
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