"Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World" is an upcoming 2-day conference to be held at UCLA and UC Irvine on November 8 and 9, 2012.
Sarah Leah Whitson, the Middle East Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, speaks on migrant worker abuse in the Middle East.
Professor James Gelvin has been invited to the First Istanbul World Forum.
A book reading by Parastou Forouhar, Artist and Author
George E. Dutton, Vice Chair and Associate Professor of the UCLA Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, is co-editor of a new volume, Sources of Vietnamese Tradition, along with Jayne S. Werner of Columbia University and John K. Whitmore of the University of Michigan.
Kevin Terraciano, professor of history and acting director of UCLA’s Latin American Institute, is the 2012 winner of the Gold Shield Faculty Prize.
A lecture by Daryoush Ashouri
2012 Levi Della Vida Conference:"Structures of Personalized Power in the Modern Middle East: Presidents, Prime Ministers and Party Bosses" Keynote Address
Keynote lecture by 2012 Levi Della Vida Award recipient Roger Owen, Harvard University
Keynote address by Professor Li LIU on “Archaeology under a Microscope”
A public lecture by Dr. Michael Lackner. The presentation will shed some light on possible precedents of this new form of diagrams and give an introduction into the multi-faceted functioning of diagrams on the basis of selected material.
Professor Qin SHAO examines urban protestors and their evolving identities by exploring what was demolished in old neighborhoods and what, besides highrises, has risen in their ruins.
Faculty lecture by Adam Moore, UCLA, Geography.
A lecture by Lindsay Gifford, UCLA
A lecture by Sung Choi, UCLA
A lecture by Esra Akcan, University of Illinois at Chicago
Abuses against children, political prisoners and families among the topics addressed
Fred Lawson, Mills College
Tariq Ali, editor, New Left Review
A lecture by Lorenzo Veracini, Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria, Australia
Talk by Abdelfattah Abusrour, Al-Rowwad Cultural & Theatre Center
Gelvin is the author of the recently released book "The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know"
The story of Philiphe Binh is one that needs to be shared, says George Dutton
U.S. Army Major Jin Park left home at 14 determined to find success in the United States. He will soon graduate from UCLA with a master's degree in East Asian studies, which he will use in his new assignment as a security assistance officer at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.
A lecture by Farah Chaudhry and Chip Duncan
Mamadou Diouf delivers the James S. Coleman Memorial Lecture: Islam and the Making of the Public Space
Mamadou Diouf is Leitner Family Professor of African Studies. He leads Columbia University’s Institute of African Studies at the School of International and Public Affairs.
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