Terasaki Center Director Hitoshi Abe's architectural works will be exhibited at the upcoming show, A New Sculpturalism: Contemporary Architecture from Southern California, at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA from from June 16-September 16.
Historian Geoffrey Robinson and archivist Michelle Caswell will use a at $40,000 grant from the UC Pacific Research Program to explore the complex set of issues involved in the creation, housing, ownership, and use of archives on human rights abuses and crimes against humanity
A May 2013 graduate research panel organized by the Asia Institute's Program on Central Asia explored the changing dynamics of identity and place in the region. The interdisciplinary session saw presentations by a linguist, an anthropologist and a geographer, respectively.
International collaboration and funding arise as main issues for scholars at the Annual Forum.
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.
Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, former Chairman of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (2011–2012), and Professor Hitoshi Abe, Director of the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, addressed different aspects of the post-Fukushima world in a symposium on March 22, 2013.
UCLA Professor Burglind Jungmann, a member of the core faculty of the Center for Korean Studies, speaks about her work and Rubens's drawing, "Man in Korean Costume," on exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
Discussion following screening of "Enforcing the Silence," on February 21, 2013 at UCLA
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
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
LET’S DANCE THE ‘KUICHA’ - UCLA lecture filled with the song and spirit of traditional Okinawan culture.
A New Book by UCLA's Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns
In Perspective: Obama's Historic Trip to Myanmar Raises Questions about Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy
Originally published in the Daily Bruin
To take place on Monday, December 3, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at UCLA, Dodd Hall 275.
Senior Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon discusses a series of Asian issues in light of President Obama's trip to Southeast Asia following his re-election.
They threw random possessions off rooftops, made printed copies of Japanese currency and perpetrated odd "happenings" in commuter trains that left Tokyo residents scratching their heads.
A lecture by Alka Patel, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, UC Irvine. Part of the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
A lecture by Ali Mousavi, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Part of the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
Archaeology in Danger: How to Deal with Archaeology in the Post-Conflict Context of Today's Afghanistan?
A lecture by Phillipe Marquis, Director, Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan (DAFA), Kabul. From the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
Concluding remarks from Monica Smith, UCLA. Part of the conference " Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
Welcome and introductory remarks by Nile Green, UCLA. From the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World"
Keynote Lecture by Llewelyn Morgan, Brasenose College, Oxford. Part of the conference "Beyond the Bamiyan Buddhas: Archaeology and History in the Modern and Ancient Persianate World."
When he was an undergraduate student at Harvard University in 1958, Roger Detels spent three months as an exchange student in Kanazawa, Japan. As one of the first few Americans in Kanazawa after the war, Detels — today a UCLA distinguished professor of epidemiology and infectious diseases — still recalls with amusement many of his experiences with his Japanese host family.
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