A public lecture by Dr. Vusal Gasimli, Department of Economic Analysis and Global Affairs, Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
A lecture by Murat Cankara, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Introductory remarks by Sebouh Aslanian. Sponsored by the Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair for Modern Armenian History at UCLA.
In the past five years, China and Taiwan have succeeded in stabilizing their relationship to the benefit of both. Most progress has been in the economic and cultural spheres, with political issues left aside for the moment. A recent Center for Chinese Studies conference examined how China, Taiwan and the United States view the increasingly complex trilateral relationship.
Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, spoke about EU foreign policy at the UCLA Faculty Center on May 6. The meeting was organized by the Center for European and Eurasian Studies and moderated by Terry McCarthy, president and CEO of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.
The directors of the documentary film "Memory of Forgotten War" were interviewed in the Los Angeles Times prior to the screening of their film at the UCLA James Bridges Theater on May 8. The film was one of two documentaries that opened the "Ending the Korean War" conference organized by the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, May 8–10.
On April 18, 2013, the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies hosted Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, acclaimed physician, author and humanitarian, in a public talk entitled “Perspectives on Peace, Health & Hope: A Gaza Doctor's Journey from Personal Tragedy to a Search for Peace and Human Dignity”.
Arnold C. Harberger Lecture on Economic Development with Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University: "What Causes Economic Growth? Two Centuries of Global Evidence"
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations proudly presents the 2012-13 Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture on Economic Development featuring Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute and Professor of Sustainable Development, and of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. This event is co-sponsored by the UCLA Anderson School's Center for Global Management, the UCLA Law School's Emmett Center on Climate Change & the Environment and the Environmental Law Center.
Stanley A. Dashew, the inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropist who, with his wife, Rita, was instrumental in the founding of the Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars at UCLA, died April 25 in Los Angeles. He was 96.
A book talk with author Richard Jenkins, University of Sheffield, Sociology. Discussant: Rogers Brubaker, UCLA, Sociology.
Journalist, businesswoman and humanitarian Princess Basmah bint Saud spoke about her proposed "Fourth Way" at lecture sponsored by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development.
Presentation by Juan Carlos Ramírez-Pimienta, professor of Spanish at San Diego State University during the teacher workshop "Ballads without Borders: The Mexican Corrido Past and Present."
Interviewed about contemporary Russian politics, UCLA Professor of Political Science Daniel Treisman says that economic modernization has already created classes of people impatient with Putin's paternalistic regime. These groups are not just in the big cities; discontent with the state's failure to deliver basic services is also palpable in the provinces.
The UCLA conference brought together teachers and administrators of community language schools with local faculty and graduate student researchers. Some 10,000 community schools exist in the U.S.
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012-13 Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship.
Tony Camerino shares his expertise on the U.S. Constitution Project report about the use of torture by the U.S. government in interrogation and detention programs after 9/11.
The UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies is launching the “Listen to Learn” website to introduce American students to critical Middle Eastern languages.
Princess Basmah bint Saud gave a lecture on April 15, 2013 that outlined her concept of "The Fourth Way," a method of establishing a new platform to help bring stability to the world where large international non-governmental.
A lecture by Charles Weller, Washington State University
Please join us for a special screening of the film "Emperor." A panel discussion will follow the screening with Producers Yoko Narahashi and Eugene Nomura, Professor Kal Raustiala, and Professor William Marotti.
"Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" with author Elliott Abrams
Please join us for a talk by Elliott Abrams, former deputy assistant and deputy national security adviser to President George W. Bush, about his new book, "Tested by Zion: The Bush Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict." Comments will be provided by Prof. Steven Spiegel, Director of the UCLA Center for Middle East Development. This event is co-sponsored by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development and the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies.
Please join us for a talk with Kevin Heller, Associate Professor of International Criminal Law at Melbourne Law School. This event is co-sponsored with the UCLA School of Law Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Project.
A lecture on April 10, 2013 by Abdullah Al-Arian,Wayne State University
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