CNES faculty member Saree Makdisi argued in the Los Angeles Times that the 'man of courage and peace' story ignores Sharon's bloody and ruthless past.
In medieval Japan, sexual entertainers and their customers enjoyed great freedoms until a growing orthodoxy stifled their trade, Janet Goodwin tells a UCLA audience.
In anticipation of the UC Board of Regents' vote on divestment from Sudan, the UCLA Darfur Action Committee staged a mock refugee camp in Schoenberg Quad.
UCLA's International Institute Receives $1 Million for Israel Studies Endowed Chair From the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
UCLA's International Institute has received a pledge of $1 million from the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation to endow a permanent chair in Israel studies, which will enhance the institute's role as a leading center for research and education on Israel.
Three new courses offered in the winter quarter
A political scientist and Global Fellow studies how multinational corporations make decisions that affect developing countries.
Institute-funded study of transit security, begun before bombing attacks in Madrid and London, finds officials concerned about physical design of stations, riders' perceptions of risk. Europeans get higher marks for coordination than more secretive American officials.
Only outdated notions of national sovereignty, and not the U.S. Constitution, prevent basic protections from applying beyond U.S. borders, argues law and global studies professor Kal Raustiala.
U.S. State Department, which sponsors nearly half of travelers to UCLA's International Visitors Bureau, continues post-9/11 drive to bring Muslims from around the globe.
An Eritrean student and instructor explains her holiday traditions to KTLA television.
Comment on the Vietnamese American community, China's one child policy and adoption trends, and the place of Mao in today's China
An analysis of the Just War Doctrine
The graduate adviser for the Department of Political Science and her buds spent 17 days in Kenya distributing more than 1,000 pounds of clothes, school supplies, infant necessities, food and life-saving information on hygiene and health.
Abou El Fadl is professor of law, an authority on Islamic jurisprudence and the author of “The Great Theft: Wrestling Islam From the Extremists.”
The UCLA-based Chinese Cultural Dance Club works with area youth, including children adopted from China.
Han's UCLA Regents Lecture is now available via streaming video.
A program funded by the Mellon Foundation is creating an enlightened new perspective on the influence of minority cultures around the world.
Plays, movies, soaps, news shows created by Africans can counter the stream of bad news about the continent, Africa Channel executives tell UCLA audience.
A look at the failed August Coup of 1991, where conservatives in the Soviet Union tried to overthrow Gorbachev.
A study with funding from the Global Impact Research Initiative in the Ronald W. Burkle Center for International Relations explores the complex security and terrorism issues that affect public transportation worldwide.
Japanese literary scholar Keiko Kanai reviews a half-century of social activism on the issue of compensation for the people of Minamata, Japan, a bayside town poisoned by industrial waste in 1955.
Near East Center assistant director showcases collection of popular culture, artifacts, and memorabilia.
Teleconference lets Mexican presidential candidate spread message to students.
Zena Ho looks at Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution and its possibility of change
The focus of this year's World AIDS Day was to raise awareness locally as well as shed light on the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.
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