A lecture by Barry Eichengreen, Economics and Political Science, UC Berkeley
A book talk with author Holly Case (Cornell University, History) and discussant John Connelly (UC Berkeley, History)
The Politics of Trafficking: The First International Movement to Combat the Sexual Exploitation of Women
A book talk with author Stephanie Limoncelli (Loyola Marymount University, Sociology) and discussant Kathryn Farr (Portland State University, Sociology)
2011 South East European Film Festival Business Conference - Panel 2: New Media, Marketing, and Distribution of Foreign Language Films
2011 South East European Film Festival Business Conference - Panel 1: Development and Financing of International Productions
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)
Fellowships that enable students to learn languages and study overseas are in jeopardy of being cut by 40 percent, along with the budgets of National Resource Centers and other units at UCLA involved in community outreach and teaching about the world.
A lecture by Mykola Riabchuk, National Endowment for Democracy, Reagan-Fascell Fellow
On April 18, Richard Hovannisian will continue a campus tradition that began more than 55 years ago. He plans to continue lecturing to different audiences for years to come, even after he retires from UCLA this spring.
Sanjay Subrahmanyam, who holds the Navin and Pratima Doshi Chair in Indian History and is founding director of the UCLA Center for India and South Asia, received a fellowship to support his research on French perceptions of Asian culture.
Watch video of CISA Director Sanjay Subrahmanyam delivering Vanderbilt University's annual Byrn Lecture on April 6. The Byrn Lecture is sponsored by the Vanderbilt Department of History.
Drawing on memoirs, personal interviews and other sources, Professor of Political Science Daniel Treisman, who first traveled to Russia in 1988, has written a sweeping study that covers roughly the period he's spent watching the country. Instead of pondering Russia's dark side or its "soul," Treisman in "The Return: Russia's Journey From Gorbachev to Medvedev" looks at Russia as a typical, though important, country facing everyday 21st-century social, political and economic challenges.
A public lecture by Sabrina Ramet, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Political Science
A public lecture by award-winning writer Andrei Codrescu
A book talk with author Jürgen Kocka (UCLA, History) and discussant Ivan Berend (UCLA, History)
A book talk with author Lily Hirsch (Cleveland State University, Music) and discussant Neal Stulberg (UCLA, Music)
A book talk with authors Lynn Hunt (UCLA, History), Margaret Jacob (UCLA, History), and Wijnand Mijnhardt (Utrecht University, Comparative History of the Social Sciences and Humanities), and discussant Paula Findlen (Stanford University, History)
A book talk with author Robert Edelman (UC San Diego, History) and discussant Andrei Markovits (University of Michigan, Political Science)
Economic Nationalism in the Interwar Period: The Contrasting Experiences of Finland and Eastern Europe
A public lecture by Thomas David, University of Lausanne, Social and Political Sciences
Possibly the best-dressed scholarly meeting of the season, "Textiles as Treasures" looked at the place of fabrics in the lives and the industry of nomadic and urban Central Asian cultures over centuries. The March 5 conference was organized by the Asia Institute's Program on Central Asia; a day-long program on the music of the region is planned for April 1.
A book talk with author Emil Draitser (CUNY, Hunter College, Russian Division)
A book talk with author Ivan Berend (UCLA, History) and discussant Ken Jowitt (UC Berkeley, Political Science; Hoover Institution, Senior Fellow)
A public lecture by Janine Dahinden, Transnational Studies, Center for the Understanding of Social Processes, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
A roundtable discussion with filmmaker Jolanta Chojecka, journalist Jane Dobija, and scholars Ewa Kondratowicz and Shana Penn
A public lecture by Horst Teltschik, Former National Security Adviser to German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
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