The endless rivers of Bangladesh
The traditional Bhatiyali folk music sung by Bangladeshi boatmen is composed of long, drawn-out melodies that offer metaphors for life.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 READ MORE
Slum redevelopment in Mumbai
In the densely populated city of Mumbai, India, the construction of market-rate housing and slum redevelopment are occurring alongside one another.
Monday, March 23, 2015 READ MORE
Sardar Patel Award 2014 - Call for Submissions - Due February 28, 2015
The Sardar Patel Award has new deadline.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 READ MORE
Afghanistan Studies steps forward at UCLA
A recent conference brought scholars from across the country and the world to discuss the development of Islam in Afghanistan.
Thursday, November 06, 2014 READ MORE
U.S.-Pakistani relationship plagued by mutual distrust
U.S. Ambassador Cameron Munter says the planned withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan in 2014 offers the United States an opportunity to redefine its policy toward Pakistan.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 READ MORE
Burkle Center program aids young filmmakers in “Chance of a Lifetime”
In its first project, the Burkle Global Impact Initiative helped a group of young documentary filmmakers learn about the Millennium Development Goals.
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 READ MORE
U.S. power and human rights violations in Pakistan: An early chapter
Gary Bass examined the role played by President Nixon and Henry Kissinger in Pakistan before and during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 — particularly, their egregious failure to take action against the genocide in East Pakistan.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 READ MORE
Buddhism course has enduring appeal for UCLA undergrads
"Introduction to Buddhism" is a popular UCLA course that regularly fills up whenever it is offered.
Friday, July 12, 2013 READ MORE
Giant of Ismaili studies honored by younger generation
A younger generation of scholars recently paid tribute to UCLA Professor Emeritus Ismail K. Poonawala at a symposium organized by the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies on May 23, 2013.
Friday, May 31, 2013 READ MORE
International Institute congratulates UCLA Librarian of the Year David Hirsch
David Hirsch of the Young Research Library was voted UCLA Librarian of the Year 2013 by his peers. A librarian, linguist and scholar, his work supports scholars throughout the International Institute.
Friday, May 24, 2013 READ MORE
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