Gross National Happiness
Visiting scholar Ritu Verma presented an alternative approach to development that originated in the Kingdom of Bhutan at a November lecture sponsored by the Center for India and South Asia.
Monday, November 30, 2015 READ MORE
Documentary explores labor unrest in northern India
Rahul Roy’s film “The Factory” explores the violent 2012 Maruti auto workers’ strike and its aftermath.
Monday, October 12, 2015 READ MORE
Sardar Patel Awards for best dissertations on modern India
May 15, 2015. The UCLA Center for India and South Asia and the Friends of Sardar Patel Association conferred the Sardar Patel Awards for 2013 and 2014 on Uday Chandra and Benjamin Siegel, respectively, at a ceremony held at UCLA.
Friday, May 29, 2015 READ MORE
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
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