A talk by Stephen King, Georgetown University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution
A talk by Lotfi Ben Rejeb, University of Ottawa. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution
Burkle Center Sr. Fellow Gen. Wesley Clark comments on the decision to eliminate funding for the United States Institute of Peace
The House of Representatives voted recently to eliminate all funding for the US Institute of Peace, which plays a vital role in mediating international conflicts that no other group can. So what's behind this jaw-dropping, backward step?
2011 South East European Film Festival Business Conference - Panel 1: Development and Financing of International Productions
A talk by Tarek Kahlaoui, Rutgers University. Part of the conference: Mapping and remapping the Tunisian Revolution
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A talk by Sabra Webber, Ohio State University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution
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.
Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.) sternly warns about the danger — in the Middle East and to Iran itself — if the regime in Tehran acquires the ability to produce nuclear weapons.
A lecture by Abbas Milani, Stanford University
Two Premature Rumors of the Mediterraneans Death: Fishing Wars, Maritime Gentrification, and Social Anthropology of Region Formation in the Channel of Sicily Since WWII
A lecture by Naor Ben-Yehoyada, Harvard University
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)."
In an event marking Yom Ha-Atzma’ut, the Israeli day of independence, members of the public and the UCLA community engaged in a discussion with award-winning director Yael Katzir on her latest film, set against the backdrop of the Lebanon war of 2006.
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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.
A lecture by Natasha Iskander, New York University
A panel discussion with José Manuel Fresno (EU Advisor on Roma issues and Chair of the Spanish Government's Race and Ethnic Equality Council), Rita Izsák (Chief of Staff of the Hungarian State Secretary for Social Inclusion, Ministry of Public Administration and Justice), Michelle Kelso (George Washington University, Sociology), and Olivier Legros (University of Tours, Geography)
Burkle Center Fellow, Matthew Alexander, appears on CBS Evening News to discuss the implications of enhanced interrogation and its role in providing critical intelligence necessary to prevent terrorism at home and abroad.
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.
If you want to improve HIV testing rates in remote rural areas, get the community involved, says UCLA's Thomas Coates, who has directed a new study examining HIV testing programs in communities in Africa and Southeast Asia.
A lecture by Nubar Hovsepian, Chapman University
A lecture by Touraj Daryaee, UC Irvine
Walls, fences and being overheard beyond walls and fences were the themes of Taiwanese intellectual Lung Ying-tai's May 2 lecture, in which she invited the audience to "sit along with me at the writer's desk." The event, attended by nearly 300 people, was sponsored by the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies.
Burkle Center Fellow Matthew Alexander's Foreign Policy Reflection on the Logic of Torture After Osama bin Laden's Death.
The United States didn't need to waterboard anyone to get Osama bin Laden.
Burkle Fellow Matthew Alexander on The Ed Show Discussing Cooperation with Pakistan and Interrogation in the War on Terror.
Matthew Alexander analyzes possible trends in partnership and intelligence emerging out of the death of Osama bin Laden and comments on the legacy of torture and its effects on the international War on Terror.
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