Dr. Esfandiari speaks about her book "My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran."
Dr. Haleh Esfandiari speaks about her book "My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran." Monday, October 26, 2009 at Kerckhoff Grand Salon, UCLA.
Clark, a senior fellow at UCLA's Burkle Center for International Relations, opened the afternoon session for a Nov. 6 conference, "1989: Assessing the Collapse of Communism Twenty Years Later." The conference was organized by the UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies.
Video profile of graduate student Amy Malek.
Award-Winning Israeli Journalist Based in Territories Reflects on Family History, Denounces Gaza Attack
Shortly after accepting a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Women's Media Foundation, Amira Hass delivers two talks on campus sponsored by the Center for Near Eastern Studies. "Diary of Bergen-Belsen: 1944-1945," Hass's mother's account of surviving the Nazi concentration camp, has been republished in English.
A book talk by Professor Nile Green (UCLA History).
Haleh Esfandiari, director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, tells the harrowing story of her time as a political prisoner in Iran to a packed room of scholars and well-wishers on campus. She was a guest of the Center for Near Eastern Studies and the Center for Middle East Development.
A public lecture by John Bowen, Washington University in St. Louis.
A public lecture by Michele Penner Angrist, Union College.
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.
Celebrating 30 years of teacher training programs on campus, the UCLA International Institute this summer dedicated a 10-day workshop to the theme of food in world history and world cultures.
Summer workshop for K-12 educators explores food in Middle Eastern and North African History and Cultures
Celebrating 30 years of teacher training programs on campus, the UCLA International Institute this summer dedicated a 10-day workshop to the theme of food in world history and world cultures. Watch a video about the program.
In an article for Maingate, the American University of Beirut's quarterly magazine, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr tells the story of her Iraqi-born classmate Samya, who fled Iraq for Sweden in 2006.
In his 2009 book, "Islam and the Army in Colonial India: Sepoy Religion in the Service of Empire," Professor Green follows the development of a "barracks Islam" that was practiced by Indian soldiers and their faqir holy men in 19th- and early 20th-century Hyderabad, a princely state then under de facto British rule.
A cooperative agreement and contract were signed recently, cementing a new relationship between Saudi Arabia's national science agency and national laboratories and UCLA Engineering.
In discussing Obama's America: The Economic Scene, while my primary focus will be the American economy and its impact on the Middle East and the world economy, I hope through my comments to also help you identify the opportunities that exist to enhance the economic future of the Middle East, to which we are all committed. I genuinely believe that these opportunities exist even in and especially because of these very difficult times in which we find ourselves.
Professor Arieh Saposnik, cultural historian of Israel and Zionism, joins UCLA faculty as Gilbert Chair in Israel Studies
Rice, chicken, tea. Sounds like a meal, but in a summer class about international food, these staples are a jumping-off point for understanding rice's role in globalization, how rumors about chicken quality represent distrust of the global market and how a British obsession with Chinese tea led to slave raids in the Philippines.
A lecture by Dr. David Wesley
A public reading and lecture by author and human rights activist Fatna El Bouih
A public lecture by Vincent Crapanzano, City University of New York, Graduate Center
A public lecture by Azzam Alwash, CEO, Nature Iraq
A public lecture by Walid Saleh, University of Toronto
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.
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