Janet Napolitano will give a public talk on April 16
A talk by Amb. David Scheffer, the first US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes, about his new book, "All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunals (Human Rights and Crimes Against Humanity)". This talk was co-sponsored by the UCLA International Human Rights Law Program.
Famed peacemaker discusses world disputes, recent Mideast events
Free press under fire around the globe 10 years after reporter's death
A talk by Prof. Barry Sanders from the UCLA Dept. of Communication Studies, about his new book, "American Avatar: The United States in the Global Imagination."
Fazilat-e bakhshesh dar zendegi-ye fardi va siyasi (The Virtue of Forgiveness in Personal and Political Life)
A lecture by Arash Naraghi, Moravian College
Professor Nile Green was awarded the Albert Hourani Book Award at the 2011 Middle East Studies Association annual meeting in Washington, DC.
A lecture by Andrew Rippin, University of Victoria
A video presentation by Ashraf Ghani, Chairman, Institute for State Effectiveness, Kabul. Part of the conference: Great Games? Afghan History through Afghan Eyes
A video interview with Janell Rothenberg, PhD candidate in Anthropology
Rape - A Crime Against Humanity and a War Crime: Accountability and the International Criminal Court
A discussion regarding the use of rape as a war crime with Nobel Laureate Jody Williams; Ana Deutsch, Program for Torture Victims; and Shirin Ershadi, International Criminal Court Alliance. This panel was moderated by Prof. Lara Stemple from the UCLA School of Law.
Gil Hochberg In a conversation with Udi Aloni about the practice, art and theory toward binationalism.
A talk by Emilie Hafner-Burton and David Victor, professors at the UC San Diego School of International Relations and Pacific Studies and co-Directors of the School’s new Laboratory on International Law and Regulation.
A talk by Prof. Joshua S. Goldstein from the School of International Service at American University, about his new book, "Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide."
An audio interview with Professor's James Gelvin and Asli Bali, produced by the Daily Bruin.
The UCLA International Institute expects to award 552 degrees for the 2010/2011 academic year.
Michael Heim on the Role of Motivation in Learning Languages
American University of Armenia President Bruce Boghosian met with UCLA faculty and colleagues, with the goal of initiating fresh collaborations between the two institutions.
Enrollment is flat overall, with lower interest from students at other University of California schools, reports the Daily Bruin.
A lecture by Barry Eichengreen, Economics and Political Science, UC Berkeley
One of Brazil's most important and prolific script writers, Glória Perez, explains the genesis and the motives behind profitable television shows that reach well over 100 countries. The symposium was part of the UCLA Center for Brazilian Studies series "On Brazilian Cosmopolitanism."
More than a dozen Iran specialists gathered at the James West Alumni Center on Friday, May 13, to discuss that country's politics and global relationships. Fast-moving events in the Middle East and suspicions about Iran's nuclear program dominated discussion before an audience of nearly 250.
Schools must revamp how they teach about the environment to prevent ecological collapse, conservationist Charles Saylan and UCLA life scientist Daniel T. Blumstein argue in "The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It)."
The symposium brought researchers from UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior together with eminent Buddhist scholars for a two-hour conversation about their distinctive yet complementary understandings of compassion, creativity, mental flexibility and attention, as well as the role mindfulness meditation may play in cultivating these qualities.
Matthew Alexander on MSNBC's Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on The Legacy of Enhanced Interrogation
Alexander discusses the long-term costs of enhanced interrogation use and its impact on the lives of American service members at home and abroad.
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