A paper presented by Khalid Medani, Assistant Professor of Political Science, McGill University. Part of the one-day conference "How East Meets West Today: Economies and Cultures of the Middle East in a Global Era."
A paper presented by Shiva Balaghi, Cogut International Humanities Fellow, Brown University. Part of the one-day conference "How East Meets West Today: Economies and Cultures of the Middle East in a Global Era."
A paper presented by Pete Moore, Associate Professor of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University. Part of the one-day conference "How East Meets West Today: Economies and Cultures of the Middle East in a Global Era."
A lecture by Dina Rizk Khoury, George Washington University
Bob Naka was a sophomore at UCLA when he was forced to leave campus in 1942 to move with his Japanese American family to the Manzanar Relocation Center. He never returned to UCLA. In May, Naka will be back on campus to receive an honorary degree, along with others whose education was also unfairly disrupted at the start of World War II.
A lecture by Dean Ahmet Evin, Sabanci University
Political Scientist Takeshi Iida investigates shifts in voter attitudes and participation behind the 2009 election result that brought the Democratic Party of Japan to power for the first time.
To write a sweeping new study of China's ramped-up engagement with African governments, "The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa," Deborah Brautigam of American University had to set aside most of what Chinese and Western media said on the subject.
Allen Hicken of the University of Michigan traces some of today's political unrest and polarization in Thailand to the effects, intended and otherwise, of political reforms.
A lecture by Zachary Lockman, New York University
A lecture by Gershon Shafir, UCSD
A lecture by Duane Champagne, UCLA
A commentary by Joel Beinin, Stanford
A response by Gershon Shafir, UCSD
A lecture by Carole Pateman, UCLA
A lecture by Patrick Wolfe, La Trobe University, Australia
Podcast of a colloquium with Prof. Allen Hicken, Department of Political Science, University of Michigan
Indiana University's William Fierman gives a tour of language in post-Soviet Central Asia, describing how individual governments have responded to an altered political landscape in part by trying to control written and spoken usage.
A lecture by Dawn Chatty, Oxford University on January 12, 2010.
A public reading and lecture at UCLA, March 10, 2009.
Podcast of a lecture by Donald Quataert, State University of New York on October 8, 2009.
A lecture by Shlomo Sand, Tel Aviv University on October 12, 2009.
Deputy Permanent US Representative to the UN, Ambassador Alejandro Wolff
Deputy Permanent U.S. Representative to the U.N. Alejandro Wolff addressed a packed conference room in Bunche Hall on "The Obama Administration's New Approach to the United Nations," in a lecture sponsored by the Burkle Center.
Establishing Formal Rules such as Property Rights is a Promising Road to Sustainable Economic Growth and Peace
Elena Panaritis, author of Prosperity Unbound: Building Property Markets with Trust (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), speaks at UCLA.
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