Sponsored by the new UCLA Indonesian Studies Program, a graduate student conference promotes activism and collaborative scholarship about the world's fourth-largest nation.
Kantathi Suphamongkhon, former foreign minister of Thailand and senior fellow at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations discusses the international communitys response to the 2008 Myanmar cyclone. Suphamongkhon made his remarks as part of the UCLA Burkle Center's 2009 Annual Conference.
The Graduate Quarterly profiles anthropology graduate student and Fulbright fellow Brent Luvaas.
A doctoral student in women's studies reports on a February gathering in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, demanding inclusion of women's perspectives in the construction of family law in both Muslim-majority and Muslim-minority countries.
In 1965-66, between 500,000 and 1 million Indonesians were slaughtered in one of the most horrific state-sponsored acts of modern times. Long denied by the Indonesian government, the little-known massacre is the subject of a chilling documentary film produced and directed by Robert Lemelson, a research anthropologist at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.
"I found studying abroad such a critical, life-changing experience that it needs to be mandatory," writes UCLA Daily Bruin columnist Nam-Giao Do.
At a lecture cosponsored by the Burkle Center and student groups, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Goli Ameri introduces ExchangesConnect, a social networking website intended to bring a "new generation of digital natives" into conversation around the globe. Her bureau will also fund Indonesian dance performances on campus in spring.
Art History experts gather at UCLA to offer new interpretations of Buddhist art.
The late Roxanna Brown, who earned a UCLA doctorate in art history near the end of a creative scholarly career, found sweeping historical narratives in recovered Southeast Asian ceramics. Some of her unpublished works will be pieced together, but her vision can't be replaced, say three speakers at a UCLA symposium.
Faculty members at the UCLA Semel Institute are working with the Thai government to use innovative treatment models to battle the social and psychological side effects facing Thai families affected by the virus.
At the first "Asia in LA" program, architects, urban designers, and faculty members discuss the relationships between cosmopolitanism in a global city and particular locales.
From Thailand to Guatemala, UCLA's EWB chapter goes the distance for philanthropy.
The UCLA Daily Bruin is publishing a series of stories and photo galleries today and Thursday by Bruin staffers on location in China, made possible under a scholarship fund. The editor also announces that the newspaper will follow UCLA research about sex workers in Thailand from that country.
Spiritual Refreshment, Medicine for the Heart: Islamic Preaching on Record and on the Air in Indonesia
A podcast of a colloquium with Bernard Arps, Leiden University
The $75,000 gift from Dr. Robert Lemelson, an anthropologist who also earned his doctorate at UCLA, will support graduate students, visiting scholars, and conferences.
In northern Vietnam, people living around Tam Dao National Park may gain access to park land through legal title, influence, or labor, explains UCLA-trained political scientist Cari An Coe.
As part of the program, students will work with village residents to regenerate mangroves to fight erosion and resist disasters, and to identify and propagate local species that promise the greatest biodiversity and sustainability.
Three graduates will spend their summers, and beyond, working to improve the state of public health in far-flung corners of the globe.
UCLA Today Online, May 27, 2008
Dr. Suphamongkhon is the 39th Foreign Minister of Thailand, UC Regents Professor, Burkle Center Senior Fellow and this year's presenter of the Annual Harberger Distinguished Lecture on Economic Development. Drawing from his experiences in Thailand and abroad, Dr. Suphamongkhon speaks to the pros and cons of globalization today.
AIDS/SIDA symposium mixes one part science and one part art to raise awareness about HIV prevention and the treatment of the disease. View a slideshow from the event.
Brief obituary for esteemed UCLA alumna
Looking for Claveria's Children: State, Church and the Individual in the History of Philippine Naming Systemsm, May 14, 2008
Colloquium with Professor Francis Alvarez Gealogo, Department of History, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines.
Special Forum on Post-1998 Indonesia, with guest speakers Nursyahbani Katjasungkana and Hilmar Farid
This special forum was held in conjunction with the UC Berkeley-UCLA Joint Conference on Southeast Asian Studies, with the theme "Ten Years After: Reformasi and New Social Movements in Indonesia, 1998-2008".
The death of a local Hmong woman compelled Lillian Lew and Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, a UCLA professor of public health and Asian American studies, to take action.
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