A public lecture by Michele Penner Angrist, Union College.
Bernardo Alvarez Herrera, the ambassador from Venezuela, says that the political crisis in Honduras and the U.S. military presence in Colombia will be pivotal issues in U.S. relations in Latin America.
Cambodian activist and author Somaly Mam has rescued more than 6,000 girls in Southeast Asia from sexual slavery and helped many to rebuild their lives. She spoke last month at UCLA's law school on how to go beyond mere talk in the fight against predators and organized criminals.
Podcast of a lecture by Ayman Abdel Nour presented by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development and the UCLA International Institute on March 11, 2009.
Burkle Center Senior Fellow Dr. Kantathi Suphamongkhon expresses his views about Thailand's relationship with North Korea.
Remarks by his Excellency Bernardo Alvarez Herrera, Ambassador of Venezuela to the United States.
The coming three years may be the best chance for mainland Chinese and Taiwanese leaders to settle their differences, says former Taiwanese Foreign Minister Hung-mao Tien.
Shaukat Aziz, who served Pakistan for eight years as finance minister and prime minister, argues in a talk at UCLA that global and regional powers will need to meet with all Afghan factions, the Taliban included, and offer a Marshall Plan for Afghanistan in order to put the country on the right track.
Daniel Foote, Chair in Sociology of Law at the University of Tokyo, is the sixth scholar to hold this one-year appointment at UCLA.
Amy Zegart discusses with other panelists on KCRW's "To the Point" about prisoner abuse, national security interests and President Obama's new Interagency Interrogation Group led by the FBI.
KCRW Podcast of Amy Zegart, Burkle Center Fellow; R. Jeffrey Smith, Washington Post National Investigative Correspondent; Jane Mayer, Investigative Reporter for The New Yorker; and, Tim Weiner, Author of 'Legacy of Ashes: A History of the CIA'
In this video, University of Colorado-Boulder law professor and mediator Anna Spain proposes a new focus on conflict prevention within the framework of a "responsibility to protect" populations in danger. According to Spain, we can begin by learning lessons from past mass atrocities.
Balakrishnan Rajagopal, Ford International Associate Professor of Law and Development at MIT and Director of the MIT Program on Human Rights and Justice, offers his reflections and experience with R2P at the Burkle Center's 2009 Annual Conference.
Edward Luck is the Senior Vice President and Director of Studies at the International Peace Institute and Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General. Luck made his remarks on his experiences with R2P as part of the UCLA Burkle Center's 2009 Annual Conference
In this video, former Australian Foreign Minister and International Crisis Group President and CEO Gareth Evans explains why the notion of a "responsibility to protect" populations in peril, or R2P, is taking hold internationally. Evans is the author of a landmark report about R2P as a mechanism for stopping genocide and mass atrocities.
In this video, the Africa Director of Human Rights Watch, Georgette Gagnon, tells why her organization pushed for the principle of a "responsibility to protect" to guard people from atrocities committed by their governments. The next step, Gagnon says, is to "operationalize" R2P.
A lecture by Dr. David Wesley
A public lecture by Vincent Crapanzano, City University of New York, Graduate Center
UCLA's Iranian American faculty members see Iran in a transitional period, with a public willing to withstand violence and intimidation to push for some level of reform.
A conversation with author and journalist Mark Gevisser and Los Angeles Times reporter Scott Kraft. Featuring special guest actor Blair Underwood.
Kal Raustiala examines territoriality in American law and foreign policy. In the course of his timely and engaging narrative he changes the reader's perceptions of American territory, American law, and the evolving nature of American power.
Bestselling author, columnist, and UC Riverside faculty member Reza Aslan has advice for the Obama administration on defeating transnational Muslim utopian radicals, or jihadists. Start, he says, by getting used to the idea of Islamists in politics.
Mara del Mar Logroo Carbona, Assistant Professor, History Department, Florida State University
Introduction by Professor Randal Johnson, Director of the Latin American Institute, April 3, 2009
PODCAST-Former President of Peru Alejandro Toledo: "Global Financial Crisis and the Fight Against Poverty"
Former President of Peru, founder and President, Global Center for Development and Democracy, and
Distinguished University Fellow, Stanford University speaks on Global Financial Crisis and the Fight Against Poverty.
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