UCLA Newsroom, March 11, 2008
UCLA Newsroom, March 11, 2008
The Daily Bruin, March 10, 2008
A public lecture by Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, delivered on March 3, 2008.
NYU legal scholar Frank Upham, this semester a visiting professor at UCLA, explains why judicial activism is more prevalent in Japan than in the United States. Listen to a podcast of his lecture.
A public lecture by Hugh Roberts, Independent Scholar, delivered on March 4, 2008.
Listen to the New Mexico governor's March 11 keynote address at UCLA on "U.S. Foreign Policy Toward Rogue States," a conference organized by the Burkle Center. Richardson says the "bad guys" of international relations often crave recognition from the United States and respond to personal connections.
David Victor discusses what direction international strategies should go to address climate change.
UCLA event on "Rogue States" features Gen. Wesley K. Clark and other foreign policy experts.
UCLA Today, March 3, 2008
New York Times columnist David Brooks delivered the Sixth Annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture Tuesday to a capacity audience gathered at Korn Convocation Hall to remember the prominent Wall Street Journal reporter.
In a Q&A with AsiaMedia's Debory Li, former Singapore diplomat Kishore Mahbubani discusses his latest book and the future of the Asian hemisphere.
Asia's most famous diplomat, Kishore Mahbubani, has been going around the world outlining just why the United States needs to pay attention to Asia.
At the Burkle Center's 2008 Annual Conference, "Rogue States: Engage, Isolate or Strike?", Burkle Senior Fellow Wesley K. Clark, other prominent leaders, analysts, diplomats, and academics explored the way the United States responds to countries that constitute a threat to the security of their neighbors and the world. This video features Gen. Clarks response.
Religious Disputation and Democratic Constitutionalism: The Enduring Legacy of the Constitutional Revolution on the Struggle for Democracy in Iran
A public lecture by Nader Hashemi, Global Fellow, UCLA, delivered on February 19, 2008, as part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A public lecture by Barbara Slavin, US Institute of Peace, delivered on February 14, 2008, as part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
Jared Diamond: The only way out is to make consumption rates and living standards more equal around the world.
Mark Selden explains how U.S. bombing raids of Japanese cities in World War II would determine military tactics decades after 'the Good War.' Listen to a podcast of Selden's lecture.
Resolving the election crisis of 2007-08 is one thing, argues GRCA Research Associate Stephen Ndegwa, and addressing underlying injustices is quite another. Ndegwa and an engaged UCLA audience debate the likelihood of significant change from below.
The next round of applications for UCLA International Institute faculty grants, for globally oriented outreach and research, is due on March 3, 2008.
Americans are not less sensitive to the deaths of private soldiers in wars than they are to those of regular U.S. troops, UC-Irvine political scientist Deborah Avant and a colleague discovered. But the use of security contractors in combat zones has other implications for a democracy, she tells a UCLA audience. Listen to a podcast of her talk.
Editors and correspondents from 18 nations and five continents met with a UCLA political scientist and the chairman of California's Republicans on campus to prepare for presidential primary debates and Super Tuesday.
A public lecture by Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, Harvard University, delivered on January 14, 2008, as part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
Nearly every women's rights bill passed by the Iranian reformist parliament that the Guardian Council effectively cast out in 2004 met one doom or another. Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, a former legislator, illuminates the paths of Iranian-style gridlock.
In this video op-ed, Michael L. Ross, a UCLA political scientist and acting director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, explains the dynamics that allow oil-exporting nations, particularly Myanmar (Burma), to win influence and political cover for human rights abuses.
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