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In 2003 Teng Biao was one of the “Three Doctors of Law” who complained to the National People’s Congress about unconstitutional detentions of internal migrants in the widely known “Sun Zhigang Case.”
A book talk by Kambiz Navai, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran
Librarian Emeritus at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and founder of the Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI)
A public lecture by Danijela Majstorovic, UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies Fulbright Fellow and Associate Professor of Linguistics and Cultural Studies, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia.
"White Paper Suggests U.S. Could Launch Drones Into U.S. Cities" by Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala
The US government declares that suspected terrorists who are US citizens are not constitutionally protected from intentional killings by drones while abroad. But Kal Raustiala argues that the government's newly released "white paper" does not draw a clear distinction between the legality of killing Americans abroad versus on US soil.
UCLA Russian Flagship students Sydney Heller, along with classmates Addy Tomova, Dustin Chavkin, and Derek Groom, are participants in an intensive program at St. Petersburg State University. Syd talks with Susan Bauckus (Center for World Languages) about his experiences.
A book talk with author John Connelly, UC Berkeley, History. Discussant: Paul Lerner, USC, History.
Moving Forward: Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake - Global Agenda in Post Fukushima & Reconstruction Efforts of Japanese Architects
"Fukushima Nuclear Accident awakened us." -- Come listen to Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa on March 22 as he gives his thought and experiences while acting as the Chair of the Independent Investigation Commission by the National Diet of Japan. Immediately following is a colloquium about the numerous reconstruction efforts of Japanese architects during the past two years.
Documentary about the nuclear situation in the U.S. and Japan
On December 26th, Shinzo Abe of Japan's Liberal Democratic Party assumed the post of Prime Minister for the second time. Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles, Jun Niimi, comes to UCLA to give a presentation detailing the results and implications of the recent national poll.
Diplomats Urge Caution on North Korea Nuke Tests: Burkle Center Senior Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon Offers His Insight into North Korea
Former diplomats say Pyongyang is using planned nuclear tests to wring concessions and aid from the US.
Huffington Post Op-Ed by Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala: Are We Really Pulling Out of Afghanistan?
Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala discusses the controversy surrounding legal immunity, and how it will affect the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.
UCLA History Faculty Book Talk with author Ivan Berend, UCLA, History and discussant Robert Brenner, UCLA, History.
Los Angeles is a movie town, so it’s no surprise that it’s filled with film festivals and documentary screenings, but even amidst all the variety the only L.A. film series you’ll find focused on human rights is at UCLA.
A talk by Nicholas Kralev, author of the book "America's Other Army" and former Financial Times and Washington Times correspondent. Comments provided by the Honorable Bill Martin, U.S. State Department Diplomat-in-Residence at UCLA.
Listen to a presentation by novelist Carla Guelfenbein
A panel discussion marking the fiftieth anniversary of the post-war French-German reconciliation by the signing of the Élysée Treaty on January 22nd, 1963. Speakers: Dr. Bernd Fischer, Consul General of Germany, and Mr. Axel Cruau, Consul General of France. Moderator: Ivan Berend, UCLA History.
A panel discussion about the significance of the "non-member state observer status" recently granted to Palestine by the UN General Assembly. Panelists include Asli Bali, UCLA Law; Steven Spiegel, UCLA Center for Middle East Development; and UCLA Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala, who will also moderate the discussion. This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Near Eastern Studies, the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, and the Center for Middle East Development.
A lecture by Mohammad Manzarpour, BBC Persian Bureau Editor, Washington DC, following the screening of the documentary "The Ayatollah's Seal"
David Hirsch, a UCLA librarian, travels the world to find Middle Eastern texts to add to a collection housed at UCLA.
The Jogye Order’s “The Collected Works of Korean Buddhism” series has appeared on a list of “The Best Buddhist Books of 2012” published by The Buddhadharma magazine.
Robert Buswell (Irving and Jean Stone Endowed Chair in Humanities, Distinguished Professor of Buddhist Studies, and Director of the Center for Buddhist Studies) served as chair of the English Editorial Board for the series as well as a translator and editor.
Students, faculty, staff, and donors come together to celebrate the New Year at the Terasaki Center Annual Shinnenkai
Several professors from the law school, the Burkle Center of International Relations and the UCLA Center of Middle East Development spoke at the panel, which primarily focused on the question of Palestinian statehood.
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