This engaging portrait of UCLA History Professor Nile Green, who is the director of the Program on Central Asia, was published in the Winter 2013 edition of "The UCLA College Report," a publication of the College of Letters and Science.
"An Alternative Approach for Measuring Drug Related Crime in Consuming Nations." Talk by Rosalie Pacula
"Reducing Drug Trafficking Revenues and Violence in Mexico: Would Legalizing Marijuana
in the United States Help?" Talk by Beau Kilmer, Comments by Adriana Lleras.
"Drug Violence in Mexico: Data and Analysis through 2012." Talk by David Shirk, comments by Alejandro Poiré.
"Violent Corruption and Violent Lobbying: Logics of Cartel‐State Conflict in Mexico, Brazil and Colombia." Talk by Ben Lessing, comments by Helsky Bar‐Isaac.
"Cross‐Border Spillover: U.S.Gun Laws and Violence in Mexico." Talk by Oeindrila Dube, comments by Leah Boustan.
"The Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Violence in Mexico." Talk by Gabriela Calderon, comments by Daniel Ortega.
"The Economics of the War on Illegal Drug Production and Trafficking." Talk by Pascual Restrepo, comments by César Martinelli.
"Collusion, Price Competition and Inter‐gang Violence." Talk by Joao de Mello, comments by Andres Zambrano.
"On the Effectiveness of Anti-drug Public Expenditures: Evidence from Coca Producers in Colombia." Talk by Sandra Rozo, comments by Christian Dippel.
Keynote Address, "Violence-minimizing Drug Law Enforcement" by Mark Kleiman
A lecture by Dr. Mansour Farhang, Bennington College. Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.
A recent course on the Arab Spring taught by CMED Director Steven Spiegel invited specialists from around the country and UCLA to lecture on individual countries—some in person and some via a videoconferencing link.
Listen to presentations by anthropologists and clinicians on health and culture in Latin America.
Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, former Chairman of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (2011–2012), and Professor Hitoshi Abe, Director of the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, addressed different aspects of the post-Fukushima world in a symposium on March 22, 2013.
A series of films directed by Nelson Pereira dos Santos
UCLA Professor Burglind Jungmann, a member of the core faculty of the Center for Korean Studies, speaks about her work and Rubens's drawing, "Man in Korean Costume," on exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
A $1 million grant has been awarded to the UCLA African Studies Center (ASC) for a capacity-building partnership with the Kigali Institute of Education (KIE) of Rwanda.
Author and Los Angeles Times journalist Hector Tobar discusses immigration and the Latin American experience in his works.
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala is quoted in The Guardian's article "Charles Krauthammer's false statement about the US Constitution."
A Latin America Institute symposium finds that culture greatly influences how indigenous communities in Mexico, Central and South America experience Western medicine.
Natural Color and Philosophical Color:
A Study on the Origin of the Theory of the Relation between Colors and Directions in China
by Feng Shi (Institute of Archaeology, CASS)
From the Lingguang Palace to the Wu Liang Shrine
Some Traces of the Imperial Art from the Late Western Han and Early Eastern Han Periods
by Miao Zhe (Zhejiang University)
Israeli journalist Natasha Mozgovaya highlighted Prime Minister Netanyahu’s stinging setback in the January 2013 parliamentary elections and a new political focus on simmering domestic issues.
Policy panel featuring: Alejandro Poiré, Fernado Carrera, General Oscar Naranjo, Roberto Sa, Jay Bergman.
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