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Visiting Scholars and Researchers Program Information
Each year, the UCLA Center for Korean Studies welcomes scholars from universities and institutions throughout the world, who are drawn to UCLA for its dynamic research environment.

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Korean Culture Lessons Fill Gap for Teachers
Since the teacher education program on Korea got its start in 2004, the UCLA Center for Korean Studies has supported KAFE's model of community engagement, sending renowned faculty members to lead training sessions and helping with programming. By way of a week-long, annual summer institute and other programs, CKS has reached out to roughly 2,000 school administrators and teachers from around the United States in recent years.

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UCLA comes out to support Angelina Jolie’s new film
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and UCLA Center for the Study of Women came together to sponsor the premiere of the famed actress's much-anticipated screenwriting and directorial debut.

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UCLA Awards 552 International Studies degrees in 2010/2011
The UCLA International Institute expects to award 552 degrees for the 2010/2011 academic year.

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Nobel-Winning Economist Assigns Blame for Financial Crisis
Joseph Stiglitz of Columbia University delivered the Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture, presented annually by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, on April 21 to a standing-room-only audience at the Anderson School's Korn Convocation Hall.

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Buddhists, Neuroscientists Come to a Meeting of the Minds
The symposium brought researchers from UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior together with eminent Buddhist scholars for a two-hour conversation about their distinctive yet complementary understandings of compassion, creativity, mental flexibility and attention, as well as the role mindfulness meditation may play in cultivating these qualities.

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UCLA History Professor Awarded 2011 Hourani Book Award
Professor Nile Green was awarded the Albert Hourani Book Award at the 2011 Middle East Studies Association annual meeting in Washington, DC.

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Burkle Center Grants for Faculty Research Projects - Deadline: May 9, 2014
The Burkle Center awards proposals for faculty research working groups and faculty research projects. Proposed themes must address a topic or topics related to globalization, international relations, U.S. foreign policy, or issues of international cooperation and conflict.

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Behind Egypt’s Revolution Is a History of Worker Discontent, Expert Says
Stanford University's Joel Beinin, who directed Middle Eastern studies at the American University in Cairo from 2006 to 2008, tells a UCLA audience that the generals who made Mubarak go took seriously the threat of large labor strikes.

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Silks and Quilts in Central Asian Cultures
Possibly the best-dressed scholarly meeting of the season, "Textiles as Treasures" looked at the place of fabrics in the lives and the industry of nomadic and urban Central Asian cultures over centuries. The March 5 conference was organized by the Asia Institute's Program on Central Asia; a day-long program on the music of the region is planned for April 1.

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How to Help Japan: a Message from the Terasaki Center Director
Professor Hitoshi Abe, who was born and raised in Sendai, and Terasaki Center staff members have prepared a list of organizations that they believe can be most effective in getting aid from overseas to the people most affected by Japan's unprecedented crisis.

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China and The World Panel 1: China's Role in Regional and Global Security Challenges
The May 24 conference at the James West Alumni Center focused on China's engagement on key international issues. It was sponsored by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for American Progress and, from UCLA, the Burkle Center for International Relations, the Center for Chinese Studies and the International Institute.

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North Korea facing acute food shortages, says expert
Mercy Corps operations director urges prompt action to ease North Korean food crisis.

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Documentary Tribute to Jorge Prelorán
On Friday, April 8, at 7:30, the UCLA Film & Television Archive will present a documentary honoring the iconic Argentinean filmmaker’s life work, reports the Daily Bruin. Prelorán, a former School of Theater, Film and Television faculty member, passed away in 2009.

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Central American migrants experience nightmare in search of “American Dream”
Filmmaker shares documentary that exposes a perilous journey on the "train of death."

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Food and Survival in Her Books and Her Life
Peek into Judith Carney’s background and you can understand her interests. "In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa's Botanical Legacy in the Atlantic World," co-written with her husband, is one of two winners of the most recent Douglass prize, awarded to the best book written in English on slavery or abolition.

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Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz Discusses Economy in Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture
Economists and policy-makers need to rethink the long-term development of the nation's economy rather than design temporary solutions to crises, said the Columbia University economist, reports The Daily Bruin.

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Cuts Threaten Fellowships, Foreign Language Tutorials
Fellowships that enable students to learn languages and study overseas are in jeopardy of being cut by 40 percent, along with the budgets of National Resource Centers and other units at UCLA involved in community outreach and teaching about the world.

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A Model Concept to encourage new Scholars
The new Lemelson Anthropological Scholars Program will link faculty and students in relationships that create opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct original field research.

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10 Questions for Russia Expert Daniel Treisman
Drawing on memoirs, personal interviews and other sources, Professor of Political Science Daniel Treisman, who first traveled to Russia in 1988, has written a sweeping study that covers roughly the period he's spent watching the country. Instead of pondering Russia's dark side or its "soul," Treisman in "The Return: Russia's Journey From Gorbachev to Medvedev" looks at Russia as a typical, though important, country facing everyday 21st-century social, political and economic challenges.

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UCLA Professors Offer Perspective on Libyan Uprising
An audio interview with Professor's James Gelvin and Asli Bali, produced by the Daily Bruin.

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UCLA Pediatrician Becomes a Voice for Children in Japan
UCLA pediatric critical care doctor Kozue Shimabukuro flew to Japan and joined a roving government medical team in the first weeks after the quake and tsunami. This week, she spoke to give a voice to the tsunami orphans still in need of help.

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Tibetan-Born Neuroscientist Combines Meditation and Medicine
Dr. Lobsang Rapgay helped organize a symposium exploring Buddhism and neuroscience, in many ways fulfilling the journey that the UCLA expert in Tibetan Buddhism, meditation, and medicine began half a century ago.

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Marcus Garvey movement owes large debt to Caribbean expats, UCLA historian finds
by Meg Sullivan, UCLA Newsroom

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10 Questions for Kantathi Suphamongkhon on His Diplomatic Career and Lessons Learned from Nixon
Kantathi Suphamongkhon, senior fellow at the Burkle Center for International Relations and visiting professor of law and diplomacy at UCLA, served as Thailand’s equivalent to U.S. secretary of state from March 11, 2005 to Sept. 19, 2006. He was the 39th minister of foreign affairs for Thailand until a military coup d’état forced him out of office. The Thai national, who graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in political science in 1976, has taught here since 2007.

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LAI Affiliated Faculty

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Getting to the HIV Test: It Takes a Village
If you want to improve HIV testing rates in remote rural areas, get the community involved, says UCLA's Thomas Coates, who has directed a new study examining HIV testing programs in communities in Africa and Southeast Asia.

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Lessons for the US from Fukushima
UCLA experts agree that the United States must do more to plan for worst-case scenarios when it comes to nuclear power.

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'Contested Visions' unveils contrasting histories of colonial Latin America
Exhibit examines the significance of indigenous peoples and cultures within the complex social and artistic landscape of colonial Latin America.

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Fellowships speak to students’ desire to learn foreign languages
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships provide funding to qualified graduate and undergraduate post-secondary and professional students who are interested in learning modern foreign languages or training in a related area.

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Regarding Iran: No Good Options on the Table
More than a dozen Iran specialists gathered at the James West Alumni Center on Friday, May 13, to discuss that country's politics and global relationships. Fast-moving events in the Middle East and suspicions about Iran's nuclear program dominated discussion before an audience of nearly 250.

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Summer School Enrollment Levels See Increase in International Students and First-Year Admits
Enrollment is flat overall, with lower interest from students at other University of California schools, reports the Daily Bruin.

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UC Haiti Initiative Rebuilds by Letting Haitians Lead
The largely student-based initiative, based out of UCLA's Program in Global Health, has a long-term strategy for empowering Haitians. Officials from Haiti's State University (UEH) will visit with students and faculty members on multiple UC campuses in a five-day symposium.

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Fowler Museum presents retrospective of Cuban American artist José Bedia
Fowler exhibition "Transcultural Pilgrim: Three Decades of Work by José Bedia" opens September 18. Large-scale figurative paintings and drawings and an installation by José Bedia come together in this major retrospective that explores the artist’s spiritual genealogy as it relates to his Cuban-based religion and its central African source, as well as his explorations of the beliefs of indigenous American peoples.

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The Good Daughter
UCLA alumna Jasmin Darznik spoke about unraveling her family's history at a reading on Friday, Feb. 18 at the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies.

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Japan’s atomic bombing, survival, recovery inspires academic
Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies post-doctoral fellow Chad Diehl will give a public talk about the resurrection of Nagasaki after the 1945 atomic bombing on Oct. 17 in the UCLA Faculty Center Sequoia Room from 4 to 7 p.m.

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Chemist helps Vietnamese university launch advanced chemistry research center
Professor Omar Yaghi, a proponent of global mentorship, has opened a research facility in Ho Chi Minh City to inspire young scientists.

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Foreign Policy Op-Ed by Burkle Center Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye: Why Bombing Iran is Still a Bad Idea
Despite charges from the U.S. Justice Department of an Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador, military action is dangerous, unpredictable and should be avoided, according to Burkle Center Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye.

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Buddhism and Neuroscience: a Discussion on Attention, Mental Flexibility and Compassion
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was unable to attend this May 2, 2011, symposium as planned, due to ill health. In his stead, Geshe Thupten Jinpa, a principal English translator for His Holiness and Ph.D. in Religious Studies (Cambridge University) and Robert Thurman, Je Tsongkhapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University, joined the discussion with four UCLA neuroscientists.

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Pontiff discusses future of Christianity in the Middle East
Armenian spiritual leader Aram I stops at UCLA as part of 20-day tour of Southern California

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Guardian Op-Ed by Burkle Center Sr. Fellow Gen. Wesley Clark: Anwar al-Awlaki's death shows the US is winning against al-Qaida
General Clark writes that America's active defense against terror is now highly effective, but the US must move past Awlaki's death to champion American values.

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Visiting Burkle Center Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye comments on the sale of U.S. bombs to Israel on NPR's All Things Considered
Dalia Dassa Kaye speaks with NPR's Mike Shuster regarding the sale of deep-earth penetrator bombs, or "bunker busters," to Israel in 2009.

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With U.S.- Chinese film co-productions on the rise, new questions emerge
Graduate student examines the bustling world of Chinese-American movie collaborations

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Top U.S. military commander is coming to UCLA
General James Mattis, the top commander of the American military in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, will join award-winning NPR foreign affairs correspondent Mike Shuster for a public conversation on Nov. 18.

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LA Times Op-Ed by Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala on the US-Pakistan row over diplomatic immunity: It’s Undiplomatic
Kal Raustiala writes that the U.S.-Pakistan spat over Raymond Davis, an American accused of killing two men in Lahore, reveals the arcane world of diplomatic immunity.

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Popular Armenian Studies Professor to Deliver 'My Last Lecture'
On April 18, Richard Hovannisian will continue a campus tradition that began more than 55 years ago. He plans to continue lecturing to different audiences for years to come, even after he retires from UCLA this spring.

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Environmental Education Is Failing: New Book
Schools must revamp how they teach about the environment to prevent ecological collapse, conservationist Charles Saylan and UCLA life scientist Daniel T. Blumstein argue in "The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It)."

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38 Artworks from Major Bequest in Upcoming Fowler Exhibition
Fowler in Focus exhibition "Radiance and Resilience: Arts of Africa and the Americas from the Goldenberg Collection" opens May 29

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Korean Unions Must Embrace Marginalized Workers, Says Key Figure in Movement
Sim Sangjeung, a prominent labor organizer who spent years on the run as South Korea made its democratic transition, addressed an audience of about 55 in UCLA's Moore Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 23, saying that her country's labor movement would have to change dramatically to avoid becoming irrelevant.

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Representations of African descendants in Latin America
The UCLA Latin American Institute and the African Studies Center invite K-12 educators to participate in a 10-day workshop from July 18-29, 2011 to survey the history, popular movements, and artistic expressions of African descendants and scrutinize the many ways in which they have been portrayed.

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Moving Forward: Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake
The UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies and The Kahoku Shimpo, a local newspaper in Sendai, have come together to present a traveling photo exhibition that documents the disaster and recovery efforts in northeastern Japan. From 2011-2012, this exhibit will travel to multiple American cities including Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and possibly New York and Boston.

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Religious and Ceremonial Art in the Caribbean
Lecture by Dr. Ysamur Flores-Peña, Otis College

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Famed Chinese film producer among presenters at upcoming UCLA-USC media and culture conference
Acclaimed Chinese film and television director and producer Zhang Jizhong will be joining Hollywood entertainment heavyweights and academic experts at the Media and Culture in Contemporary China conference, which will be held at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) on Oct. 21 and the University of Southern California (USC) on Oct. 22.

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Chancellor plants seeds, nurtures strong ties in Asia
Gene Block visits China, Hong Kong and Japan to expand the university's relationship in the region and to share the UCLA story.

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Burkle Center Sr. Fellow Gen. Wesley Clark comments on the decision to eliminate funding for the United States Institute of Peace
General Clark discusses the reasoning behind The House of Representatives' recent vote to eliminate all funding for the US Institute of Peace, which plays a vital role in mediating international conflicts that no other group can.

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Immersing in language, culture
The UCLA Confucius Institute celebrates opening of three Mandarin immersion programs in elementary schools.

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American Institute for Indonesian Studies Established in 2011
The American Institute for Indonesian Studies is a new nonprofit educational organization formed as a consortium of U.S. universities and colleges with an interest in furthering the development of Indonesian studies.

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UCLA Professor Jonathan Stewart Researches Japan Devastation
The civil and environmental engineering professor traveled to Japan with a team seeking to understand why structures in the area failed, reports The Daily Bruin.

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Peace Corps Leaders, Veterans to Celebrate 50 Years of Service
From 1961 until 1969, when training shifted overseas, more than one out of 10 Peace Corps volunteers was trained at UCLA, probably more than at any other college campus. UCLA is also alma mater to more than 1,700 Peace Corps volunteers, including 58 Bruins currently serving in 36 countries. A series of campus events March 2-5 will commemorate this tradition and look ahead to the next 50 years.

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Indonesian Ambassador Meets With Campus Leaders
Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal, Jakarta's top envoy to the United States, met with UCLA officials last week on campus and at the Indonesian Consulate to discuss educational collaboration and exchange between the two countries.

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Upcoming conference reflects on 20 years since fall of Soviet Union
To mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union, the UCLA Center for European and Eurasia Studies is bringing together international experts to discuss the political, economic and socio-cultural changes that have taken place in Russia and its successor states over the past two decades.

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No Ordinary Family
Garin Hovannisian's relatives are the subject of his new book, "Family of Shadows," which intertwines the tragic and triumphant recent history of the Armenian people with his remarkable family.

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Dance Practices of Latin America: Salsa as Social Resistance
Lecture by Ana Maria Alvarez, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures

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Massive Leak of Diplomatic Cables Not a National Disaster, Experts Say
But if the U.S. government returns to old ways of hoarding secrets, it could inflict more damage on itself than the WikiLeaks disclosures have, according to Burkle Center Fellow Amy Zegart. She joined a panel discussion with UCLA's Robert Trager and Dalia Dassa Kaye of the RAND Corporation, with Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala as moderator.

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Former American ambassador to Iraq to discuss U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and East Asia
Christopher Hill, America’s former ambassador to Iraq, will be on campus on Oct. 13 to talk about “The Urgent vs. The Important: U.S. Policy in the Middle East and in East Asia.”

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Vietnamese Student Union Marks Anniversary of Saigon’s Fall
The Vietnamese Student Union is hosting the 2011 Black April commemoration this week, reports The Daily Bruin. It continues Wednesday evening from 6:00 at the Fowler Museum on campus.

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UCLA Receives Third Gift for Thai Studies from Royal Thai Government
Generous support will fund language teaching, student scholarships, and public programming on Thailand.

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Leon Wieseltier Delivers Daniel Pearl Lecture
Wieseltier, literary editor of The New Republic and a prominent observer of the Middle East, said that a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is an idea worth defending, for the sake of the region. The Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture Series is hosted annually at UCLA by the Burkle Center for International Relations.

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The study-abroad route less traveled: A year in Russia
Scholarship recipient shares story of her experience in Russia.

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Before and Beyond Divergence: The Politics of Economic Change in China and Europe
A book talk with authors Jean-Laurent Rosenthal (California Institute of Technology, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences) and Bin Wong (UCLA, History). Discussant: William Summerhill (UCLA, History).

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Garifuna Identities and Politicas in Contemporary Honduras
Lecture by Dr. Mark Anderson, UCSC

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Gnawa and Moroccan Mystical Musics
A concert featuring Abdenbi El Fakir, Abdelah El-Yaâkoubi El Kababi, Fattah Abbou, Mohamed Aoualou, performed at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall, March 5th, 2011

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US Interrogator Who Decried Torture Joins Burkle Center
Matthew Alexander, an 18-year Air Force and Air Force Reserves veteran and author of books about effective, non-coercive interrogation methods, is bringing his on-the-ground perspective about counterterrorism policies to UCLA as a Burkle Center fellow.

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New African Studies Center director seeks to dispel stereotypes
As the newest director of UCLA’s James S. Coleman African Studies Center, and the first woman to hold the position in the center’s 52 year history, Professor Françoise Lionnet is eager to build upon the center’s successes and expand in new directions.

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Experts: What's Behind Decision to Intervene in Libya?
Two skeptics of the no-fly zone mission in Libya, Burkle Center Senior Fellow Gen. (ret.) Wesley K. Clark and Acting Professor of Law Asli Bali, identified a range of mixed motives behind the move to intervene and speculated on what will happen next.

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Graduate Student Profile: Hannah Reiss
A video interview with Hannah Reiss, PhD candidate in Anthropology

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Former ambassador is hopeful that U.S. will soon “cover much more of the field”
Christopher Hill predicts that America will soon return to a fuller, more traditional approach to foreign policy.

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Terasaki Foundation offers scholarships for students to visit Japan in December
Participants will spent two weeks touring disaster-ravaged regions in Sendai, Minami Sanriku and Ishinomaki.

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UCLA African Studies Alumnus on the Peace Corps
Haskell Sears Ward discusses his life, his experiences in Africa and the legacy of the Peace Corps with the UCLA Broadcast Studio.

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Professors Explain How Uprisings in Middle East All Stand Apart
UCLA History Professor James Gelvin and Gabriel Piterberg resist the temptation to view democracy as a wave and Middle Eastern countries as dominoes, the Daily Bruin student newspaper reports.

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Advantage: How American Innovation Can Overcome the Asian Challenge
An in-depth examination of Asia's rapid rise in educational achievement and entrepreneurship, and recommendations for how America can meet and overcome this challenge.

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CENTCOM Gen. James Mattis to share experiences from war zone
General James Mattis will be in conversation with NPR's Mike Shuster tomorrow during a public talk at UCLA.

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Activist prof hailed for half century of contributions to scholarship, teaching
Upcoming conference highlights the work, dedication of Professor Sondra Hale, who is set to retire on Dec. 1.

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Urban Planning Student Lets Egyptians' Voices Be Heard
John Scott-Railton, who has done research and studied in Egypt, decided to begin relaying reports from Egyptians via Twitter and Youtube when the government shut down Internet and cell phone service last Thursday.

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Vietnamese International Film Festival to Provide Close-Up of Culture
The free festival in Ackerman will display a variety of themes in shorts and the feature film 'Clash,' reports The Daily Bruin. The UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies is an event cosponsor.

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Gnawa and Moroccan Mystical Musics at UCLA
From a March 5, 2011, concert at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall featuring Abdenbi El Fakir, Abdelah El-Yaâkoubi El Kababi, Fattah Abbou and Mohamed Aoualou. The concert was sponsored by the Moroccan American Cultural Center of Los Angeles and UCLA's G.E. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies.

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10 Questions for Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Elinor Ostrom
Political economist Elinor Ostrom is the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in economics and the only UCLA alumna and former staff member ever to capture the vaunted award. Among other topics in this interview, she touches on research in Nepal in the 1970s.

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The Atlantic Slave Trade in Global Context
Lecture by Dr. Emily Musil Church presented on the 2011 Summer K-12 Workshop.

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Bruins Join Japan Disaster Relief Efforts, Study Abroad Suspended
UCLA professors and campus groups are joining relief efforts, including a pediatrician who is part of a medical team trying to reach the devastated areas, a computer mapping expert who is assembling information to aid U.N. relief workers, and an earthquake engineer who will inspect damaged structures.

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Libya: The First Arab Revolution?
A lecture by James Gelvin, UCLA

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Matthew Alexander on CBS Evening News with Whit Johnson
Burkle Center Fellow, Matthew Alexander, appears on CBS Evening News to discuss the implications of enhanced interrogation and its role in providing critical intelligence necessary to prevent terrorism at home and abroad.

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Creative State: Forty Years of Migration and Development Policy in Morocco and Mexico
A lecture by Natasha Iskander, New York University

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Burkle Center program provides experience, personal development and global education
Burkle Center offers unique chance for interns to learn about international relations and gain global insight.

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Burkle Fellow Matthew Alexander discusses GOP support of torture as an interrogation technique on MSNBC's PoliticsNation
Former Military Interrogator Matthew Alexander: Contenders for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination have indicated that they would use torture for interrogation, but that technique is ineffective and even counterproductive.

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Visiting Fellow Dalia Dassa Kaye discusses Egypt's parliamentary elections with the Pasadena Star News
As Egypt launches their parliamentary elections, Dalia Dassa Kaye comments on the uncertainty over the Egyptian parliament's authority in the post-Mubarak era.

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Regime Change by International Law
A lecture by Aslı Bâli, UCLA

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UC Suspends Travel in Japan, Bruin Experts Lend Assistance
Three UCLA experts with family ties to Japan are among the Bruins who have rushed to aid Japan after that country’s devastating March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis.

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Project Streams Twitter Updates from Egypt Unrest on Digital Map of Cairo
Subtitled "Voices from Cairo through Social Media," the program displays a new tweet every four seconds over a digital map of Egypt's capital, archiving messages and the precise locations in Cairo from which they were sent.

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WikiLeaks - Part I: Implications for National Security and US Foreign Policy
This is the first installment of our WikiLeaks mini-series. In this video, a panel of renowned experts, moderated by Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala, discuss the substance of the diplomatic cables, the implications of their release for US national security and foreign policy. They also examine post 9-11 information-sharing policies and practices at the government level that made these leaks possible.

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Newly Appointed Burkle Center Fellow Matthew Alexander Discusses Harsh Interrogation Techniques on NPR's Fresh Air
Matthew Alexander speaks out against harsh interrogation techniques used by the U.S. military and describes his team's use of strategic, noncoercive methods of interrogation to find Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in 2006.

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African Catholics and Christian Subjects
Lecture by Dr. Rachel O'Toole, UCI presented on the 2011 Summer K-12 Workshop.

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Fugitive Acts and Fragile Freedoms
Lecture by Dr. Rachel O'Toole, UCI Department of History

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Senior Fellow Kantathi Suphamongkhon on the Thai-Cambodia Temple Dispute
Kantathi Suphamongkhon writes about the military clashes over the Hindu temple of Preah Vihear and the issue of border demarcation in the May 2011 issue of "Business Report Thailand."

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Discussion on Baskara T. Wardaya and Brad Simpson Talks
Moderator – John Roosa

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Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture Video
Leon Wieseltier, Literary Editor of the New Republic, delivers the 2011 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture. The lecture was co-sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, the Daniel Pearl Foundation and the Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA.

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UCLA Pediatrician's Email from the Disaster Area
Kozue Shimabukuro is a UCLA pediatric critical care doctor who grew up in Japan and returned to her home country to help children after the March 11 disasters. She has been working north of Tokyo, in and around Yamada. This is her latest email to her UCLA colleagues, edited for context.

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Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala Comments on Whether U.S. Actions in Libya are Subject to the War Powers Resolution
Kal Raustiala shares his expertise on the debate about whether the War Powers Resolution requires President Barack Obama to keep Congress informed about U.S. military activities in Libya.

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Strong fight to end labor and organ trafficking
Talk exposes human rights violations in Los Angeles

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Joseph Stiglitz Delivers the 2011 Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture
Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate and Columbia Economics Professor, delivers the 2011 Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture entitled: "America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy.”

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 7492

110.

Senior Burkle Center Fellow Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.) discusses what comes next for Libya on CNN
Gen. Wesley Clark discusses the United Nations Security Council's decision to approve a no-fly zone over Libya, and says that the coalition needs to know how military action will impact the ultimate political goal in Libya. Aired on CNN Newsroom on March 18, 2011.

 10064

 

 4857

111.

UCLA News|Week: Iran's Nuclear Threat
Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.) sternly warns about the danger — in the Middle East and to Iran itself — if the regime in Tehran acquires the ability to produce nuclear weapons.

 10032

 

 7601

112.

The Egyptian Intifada in Historical Perspective
A lecture by Joel Beinin, Stanford University

 10004

 

 2919

113.

Documenting Mass Violence: History, Truth and Accountability
Brad Simpson (History and International Affairs, Princeton)

 9995

 

 2562

114.

UCLA Students, Faculty Accounted for in Japan; Terasaki Director Abe Discusses Quake Response
Nine UCLA students studying in the Tokyo area with UC’s Education Abroad Program have been located and are safe, while an estimated 20 graduate students affiliated with the UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies were far from the worst damage.

 9966

 

 1633

115.

Discussion On Neles Tebay, Haris Azhar and Kimberly Twarog Talks
Moderator - Mary Zurbuchen

 9945

 

 2509

116.

WikiLeaks Part III - What are the Legal Implications of WikiLeaks?
The final installment in our WikiLeaks mini-series, this is a discussion about the legal implications of WikiLeaks with Norman Abrams, Acting Chancellor Emeritus and Professor of Law Emeritus; Prof. David Kaye, Executive Director of the Law School’s International Human Rights Program; and with law professors Jon Michaels and Eugene Volokh.

 9839

 

 7968

117.

WikiLeaks Part I - Implications for National Security and US Foreign Policy
A panel discussion with Dalia Dassa Kaye, RAND Corporation, Amy Zegart, UCLA School of Public Affairs, and Robert Trager, UCLA Political Science.

 9822

 

 8144

118.

Gendering Trauma Recovery in Aceh, 1976-2010
Kimberly Twarog (Women’s Studies, UCLA)

 9705

 

 2656

119.

UCLA makes big splash at Little Tokyo Design Week in L.A.
The work and expertise of faculty and students from UCLA Architecture and Urban Design will be on prominent display at Los Angeles' first-ever Little Tokyo Design Week, a four-day celebration of leading-edge design and technology trends emerging from Japan and Los Angeles. The event runs from July 14 to 17 in L.A.'s Little Tokyo neighborhood.

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120.

Senior Burkle Center Fellow Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.) debates when to intervene in Libya on NPR's All Things Considered
Burkle Center Senior Fellow, Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.), discusses the debate over when to intervene in Libya with Anne-Marie Slaughter, former Director of Policy Planning, U.S. State Department. Aired on NPR's All Things Considered with Robert Siegel on March 18, 2011.

 9676

 

 4697

121.

Matthew Alexander on MSNBC's Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on The Legacy of Enhanced Interrogation
Alexander discusses the long-term costs of enhanced interrogation use and its impact on the lives of American service members at home and abroad.

 9663

 

 4267

122.

Fresh looks at Cuba in the the Los Angeles Film Festival
The festival (June 16-26) will feature a quartet of Cuban films in this year's International Spotlight: Cuba, co-sponsored by the Latin American Institute. The films depict a country in the midst of political and cultural soul-searching.

 9639

 

 2195

123.

The Urgent vs. The Important: US Policy in the Middle East and in East Asia
A lecture by Amb. Christopher R. Hill, Dean of the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies, and former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq.

 9592

 

 6883

124.

Ambassador's Visit Commences Active Quarter for Indonesian Studies
Ambassador Dino Patti Djalal, Indonesia's top representative to the United States, wants to double the number of Indonesians studying in this country, he said at a March 28 presentation to UCLA students and leaders. The visit comes as UCLA's Indonesian Studies Program prepares to host a series of public events grappling with the nation's past.

 9525

 

 2735

125.

Burkle Center Fellow Amy Zegart contributes to National Research Council Intelligence report
A new report from the National Research Council recommends that the U.S. intelligence community adopt methods, theories, and findings from the behavioral and social sciences as a way to improve its analyses. To that end, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) should lead a new initiative to make these approaches part of the intelligence community’s analytical work, hiring and training, and collaborations.

 9496

 

 4604

126.

Open Forum for Legacies of Violence in Indonesia and East Timor: A Workshop
Moderators – Geoffrey Robinson (History, UCLA) and David Kaye (Law, UCLA)

 9482

 

 2543

127.

Rights Group Tracks Deaths, Detainments in Egypt
As the executive deputy director of research and programs for Human Rights Watch, Iain Levine manages the organization’s researchers and reporters, who are currently deployed in more than 40 countries. He spoke to UCLA students and faculty at the law school on Tuesday about the group's work in Egypt, the Daily Bruin student newspaper reports.

 9456

 

 1841

128.

Burkle Center Fellow Amy Zegart comments on KTLA on the meaning of Osama Bin Laden's death and its impact on the War on Terrorism.
Zegart discusses how Al Qaeda has grown stronger since America began its hunt for Bin Laden.

 9386

 

 4478

129.

Patterns of Authoritarianism and Resistance in Iran
A panel discussion with Mehdi Khalaji, Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Majid Mohammadi, Writer, moderated by Nayereh Tohidi

 9369

 

 3528

130.

Senior Burkle Center Fellow Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.) discusses the debate over U.S. intervention in Libya on NPR's Talk of the Nation
Burkle Center Senior Fellow, Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.), discusses the debate over U.S. intervention in Libya with George Joffe, Centre of International Studies, Cambridge University and Tom Malinowski, Human Rights Watch. Aired on NPR's Talk of the Nation with Neal Conan on March 14, 2011.

 9336

 

 4613

131.

Burkle Center Fellow Amy Zegart quoted in CNN story “Is the U.S. safer today than before the 9/11 attacks?”
Amy Zegart contributes her expertise on U.S. attempts to step up domestic security since the 9/11 attacks.

 9281

 

 4408

132.

Transitional Justice in Aceh, Moving Nowhere
Haris Azhar (Commission for the Disappeared and the Victims of Violence - KontraS)

 9256

 

 2544

133.

Iran Conference Panel II: Prospects for Change Inside Iran
The second panel at the 2011 Iran Conference, sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center and the UCLA International Institute.

 9190

 

 8020

134.

Renowned Turkish Violinist Cihat Aşkın Performs at UCLA: Video
Aşkın, accompanied on the piano by UCLA doctoral student Ayse Taspinar, performed at UCLA's Popper Theater on March 1, 2011.

 9168

 

 3123

135.

The Behavioral Psychology of Elite Decision Making: Implications for Political Cooperation
A talk by Emilie Hafner-Burton and David Victor, professors at the UC San Diego School of International Relations and Pacific Studies and co-Directors of the School’s new Laboratory on International Law and Regulation.

 9137

 

 6613

136.

Better Dead than Red? Suppression and Reconstruction of Surabaya's PKI Past
Dahlia G. Setiyawan (History, UCLA)

 9124

 

 2459

137.

Rape - A Crime Against Humanity and a War Crime: Accountability and the International Criminal Court
A discussion regarding the use of rape as a war crime with Nobel Laureate Jody Williams; Ana Deutsch, Program for Torture Victims; and Shirin Ershadi, International Criminal Court Alliance. This panel was moderated by Prof. Lara Stemple from the UCLA School of Law.

 9111

 

 6632

138.

Men Who Tiptoe Into Their Marital Bedrooms: A Meditation on the Reality of the Novelist in a Time of Revolution
A lecture by Hisham Matar, Barnard College

 9101

 

 3578

139.

James S. Coleman Memorial Lecture: Oral Tradition, Religious Syncretism and Politics: The Example of Cote d'Ivoire
A discussion with writer, academic, artist and author of books for young people, Véronique Tadjo.

 9061

 

 4367

140.

Europe's Roma: The Politics and Practices of Migration, Integration, and Human Rights
A panel discussion with José Manuel Fresno (EU Advisor on Roma issues and Chair of the Spanish Government's Race and Ethnic Equality Council), Rita Izsák (Chief of Staff of the Hungarian State Secretary for Social Inclusion, Ministry of Public Administration and Justice), Michelle Kelso (George Washington University, Sociology), and Olivier Legros (University of Tours, Geography)

 9054

 

 3191

141.

Whither Syria? Historian Gelvin Looks at Arab Uprisings
UCLA Professor of History James Gelvin told an audience on campus on May 25 that the overthrow of Syria's regime amid unrest is possible but "highly unlikely," because Bashar al-Assad has a hold on power unlike that of Egypt's Mubarak and others. Listen to an audio podcast of the talk.

 9039

 

 2805

142.

Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide
A talk by Prof. Joshua S. Goldstein from the School of International Service at American University, about his new book, "Winning the War on War: The Decline of Armed Conflict Worldwide."

 9031

 

 6432

143.

Iran Conference Opening Remarks and Panel 1
The May 13 conference at the James West Alumni Center focused on Iran's relations both regionally and on the greater world stage. It was sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and the UCLA International Institute.

 9016

 

 7816

144.

Toward a Social History of Indonesia's 1965 Upheaval
Mary Zurbuchen (Ford Foundation)

 8964

 

 2556

145.

Iran Conference Opening Remarks and Panel I: Bringing States Back In
The opening remarks and the first panel at the 2011 Iran Conference, sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center and the UCLA International Institute.

 8953

 

 7750

146.

Qur'an and Elocutionary Union in the Alhambra
A lecture by Richard Serrano, Rutgers University

 8908

 

 3080

147.

Providing Space for the Voiceless: Transitional Justice and Narratives on the 1965 Tragedy
Baskara T. Wardaya (Universitas Sanata Dharma, Yogyakarta)

 8905

 

 2575

148.

UCLA Hosts Peace Corps’ 50th Anniversary Celebration
Tonight, more than 1,000 attendees are expected to gather in Royce Hall to welcome a panel of former Peace Corps volunteers, including director Aaron Williams, former National Public Radio director Frank Mankiewicz and MSNBC 'Hardball' host Chris Matthews. The Daily Bruin reports.

 8897

 

 1524

149.

From Dictatorship to Revolution: Women, the Veil and Tunisian Identity
A talk by Douja Mamelouk, Georgetown University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution.

 8825

 

 3595

150.

The Arab Worlds Great Unrest of 2011: An Attempt at a Geopolitical Perspective
A talk by Kenneth Surin, Duke University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution

 8820

 

 3590

151.

Iran Conference Panel III: Iran and the International Community
The third panel at the 2011 Iran Conference, sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center and the UCLA International Institute.

 8820

 

 7714

152.

Japan is well on the road to recovery, ambassador says
Professor Hitoshi Abe served as moderator for the June 16 briefing featuring His Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki, Japanese ambassador to the United States.

 8817

 

 1387

153.

UCLA News|Week: Faculty Experts Examine Libya No-Fly Zone
In this webcast by the UCLA Broadcast Studio, faculty members from UCLA centers for Near Eastern Studies and Middle East Development weigh in on the ramifications of a U.S.-backed no-fly zone on the civil war in Libya.

 8761

 

 5110

154.

Legacies of Violence: East Timor Ten Years On
Geoffrey Robinson (History, UCLA)

 8759

 

 2515

155.

Transitional Justice in East Timor: Overview and Assessment
David Cohen (War Crimes Studies Center, UC Berkeley)

 8747

 

 2524

156.

Discussion on David Cohen And David Webster Talks
Moderator - Galuh Wandita

 8743

 

 2449

157.

Why Implementation of CAVR is Critical to the Success of Timor Leste
Fernanda Borges MP (Member of Parliament, Timor-Leste)

 8717

 

 2566

158.

The Future of Christianity in the Middle East
A lecture by His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of Cilicia.

 8713

 

 3292

159.

VIDEO: Asia in LA 2011: Musical Measures of Asia
Watch a video of the day's program

 8707

 

 2948

160.

Discussion On Galuh Wadita and Hilmar Farid Talks
Moderator - Asli Bali

 8707

 

 2456

161.

Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala's book now available in paperback: "Does the Constitution Follow the Flag?"
"Raustiala has written a masterful account of the United States' centuries-long legal and political struggle over extraterritoriality...The book follows the many waves of debate over territory and law from the American Revolution to the post-World War II decades...Raustiala wonderfully illuminates the history and politics behind these controversies."--Foreign Affairs

 8690

 

 4956

162.

Discussion on David Kaye and John Roosa Talks
Moderator - Asli Bali

 8689

 

 2434

163.

Impunity is Contagious: Transitional Justice in Indonesia and Timor-Leste
Galuh Wandita (International Center for Transitional Justice, Jakarta)

 8677

 

 2442

164.

Iran Conference Panel 2
The May 13 conference at the James West Alumni Center focused on Iran's relations both regionally and on the greater world stage. It was sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and the UCLA International Institute.

 8665

 

 7608

165.

"Lost Causes" and Non-State Actions against Impunity
David Webster (International Studies, University of Regina)

 8663

 

 2410

166.

UC Education Abroad Program working to keep students in Thailand safe from heavy floods
Following severe flooding, UCLA students in Thailand must decide whether to stay in Thailand or return to California.

 8655

 

 2046

167.

What History Explains: The Arab World at the Intersection of the National and Transnational.
A talk by James Gelvin (UCLA)

 8597

 

 3343

168.

Legacies of the Occupation
Hilmar Farid (Indonesian Institute of Social History - ISSI)

 8590

 

 2413

169.

Burkle Center Fellow Matthew Alexander's Foreign Policy Reflection on the Logic of Torture After Osama bin Laden's Death.
Matthew Alexander claims that the United States didn't need to waterboard anyone to get information about Osama bin Laden and discusses the negative effects of torture as a form of interrogation.

 8558

 

 4313

170.

Opening Remarks at Legacies of Violence in Indonesia and East Timor: A Workshop
Geoffrey Robinson (History, UCLA)

 8542

 

 2405

171.

The Shifting Landscape of International Justice
David Kaye (Law, UCLA)

 8539

 

 2381

172.

Towards a History of Indonesia's Metapolitics: The Law on Censorship
John Roosa (History, University of British Columbia)

 8490

 

 2391

173.

The State Department's Role in U.S. Foreign Economic Policy
A conversation with Robert Hormats, Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, and former Vice Chairman of Goldman Sachs. This event was co-sponsored by the Center for International Business Education and Research.

 8485

 

 7345

174.

Chemical Analysis Confirms Oldest Wine-Making Equipment Ever Found
UCLA scientists use new scientific method to verify vintage 4100 B.C. wine.

 8482

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 1844

175.

Traumatic Memory Discourses in Israel: Holocaust History, Territory and Self-Critique
A lecture by Joseph Rosen, Department of History and Centre for Ethnographic Research and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Violence, Concordia University, Montreal

 8479

 

 3074

176.

Grad Student Interview: Janell Rothenberg
A video interview with Janell Rothenberg, PhD candidate in Anthropology

 8458

 

 3540

177.

Exhibit Touts Jazz Ambassadors' Global Impact
From March 20 through Aug. 14 at the Fowler Museum, "Jam Session: America's Jazz Ambassadors Embrace the World” will illustrate how some of our most famous musicians taught the world about the United States while learning about their host nations as well.

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 1672

178.

Leon Wieseltier delivers the 2011 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture
"Peace Process or War Process? The Defeat of Reason in the Middle East:" Leon Wieseltier delivers the 2011 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture

 8446

 

 7172

179.

The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives
A lecture by Gilbert Achcar, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

 8416

 

 3241

180.

Negotiating Identities: Iranian Jews Conversion to Islam and the Baha’i faith
A lecture by Mehrdad Amanat, independent scholar and writer

 8384

 

 3238

181.

Meet 2011 Lemelson Fellowship Recipients
Through a generous gift of Dr. Robert Lemelson, the Indonesian Studies Program, under the auspices of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, has been able to award a third set of fellowships to support research in Indonesian Studies.

 8373

 

 2374

182.

Who May Be Killed? Anwar al-Awlaki as a Case Study in the International Legal Regulation of Lethal Force
A lecture by Robert Chesney, Charles I. Francis Professor in Law, University of Texas School of Law. This event was co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Law Program at the UCLA Law School.

 8373

 

 7073

183.

Burkle Fellow Matthew Alexander on The Ed Show Discussing Cooperation with Pakistan and Interrogation in the War on Terror.
Matthew Alexander analyzes possible trends in partnership and intelligence emerging out of the death of Osama bin Laden and comments on the legacy of torture and its effects on the international War on Terror.

 8365

 

 4290

184.

First Notehelfer Prize Awarded
The Notehelfer Prize seeks to recognize the best unpublished paper written by a UCLA graduate student in the field of Japan studies. Emi Foulk, second year graduate student in the history department, was awarded the first prize.

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 1115

185.

Stanley Dashew opens doors for international students
Philanthropist supports global programs and believes the way to peace is though communication and getting to know people from other parts of the world.

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186.

War Stories of Arab Americans
A talk by Gregory Orfalea, Westmont College

 8324

 

 3213

187.

Hunting the 'Out-of-Place Muslim': Sketching the Juridical Architecture of America's 'War on Terror'
A lecture by Darryl Li, Harvard University

 8309

 

 2936

188.

Iran Conference Panel 3
The May 13 conference at the James West Alumni Center focused on Iran's relations both regionally and on the greater world stage. It was sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and the UCLA International Institute.

 8281

 

 7364

189.

Mobilization and Collective Action in the Arab Spring.
A talk Juan Cole (University of Michigan)

 8278

 

 3107

190.

Foreign Policy Article by Burkle Center Fellow Matthew Alexander: The Prisoners' Dilemma
Matthew Alexander discusses the information on Guantánamo released by WikiLeaks' newest document dump and its reminder that the United States' least worst place is now its most intractable legal problem.

 8251

 

 4262

191.

WikiLeaks Part II - Will WikiLeaks Transform American Diplomacy?
The second installment of our WikiLeaks mini-series, this is a discussion of the diplomatic cables release with Prof. Geoffrey Cowan, Dean Emeritus of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and Ambassador Derek Shearer, Occidental College.

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192.

Business Conference: Connecting Hollywood and South East Europe (2)
2011 South East European Film Festival Business Conference - Panel 2: New Media, Marketing, and Distribution of Foreign Language Films

 8235

 

 2696

193.

Making Biblical Prophets Islamic
A lecture by Andrew Rippin, University of Victoria

 8221

 

 3209

194.

Debating the Intervention in Libya
A discussion on the intervention by the U.S .and its allies in Libya, with General Wesley K. Clark (ret.), UCLA Law Professor Asli Bali and UCLA Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala.

 8192

 

 7064

195.

Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala quoted in article on Iran
Kal Raustiala shares his expertise on the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals panel upholding judgment against US defense contractor in favor of Iran.

 8171

 

 4605

196.

News|Week: Al-Qaeda After bin Laden
Three faculty experts agree the death of Osama bin Laden is significant but should have little effect on Al-Qaeda. The network was in decline before bin Laden was killed, and its loose organization makes the central leader less important.

 8135

 

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197.

Global Studies grad earns top program honor for paper on maternal death in developing world
Alumna reflects on importance of international research, international understanding.

 8115

 

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198.

Iran Conference Panel IV: The US and Iran
The fourth and final panel at the 2011 Iran Conference, sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center and the UCLA International Institute.

 8107

 

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199.

Winter International Career Panel
A panel discussion with Prof. Michael Dukakis, Prof. David Kaye, and MA candidate Nicholas Smith, co-sponsored by the Burkle Center and the Undergraduate International Relations Society (UIRS).

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200.

UCLA Cross|Section: Suleiman and Egypt's Future
UCLA history professor James Gelvin, political science professor Leonard Binder, and law professor Khaled Abou el Fadl each weigh in on Egyptian uprisings, Omar Suleiman’s rise to power and its implications. This video was published Feb. 9 by the UCLA Newsroom.

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201.

What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters
Gil Hochberg In a conversation with Udi Aloni about the practice, art and theory toward binationalism.

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202.

Film & Television Archive Kicks Off Annual 'UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema'
For more than 20 years, the UCLA Film & Television Archive has curated an annual festival in honor of Iranian cinema. It opens on Friday, Feb. 4, at the Billy Wilder Theater with "Pay Back," The Daily Bruin student newspaper reports.

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 1630

203.

The Euro, the Dollar, and the Future of the International Monetary System
A lecture by Barry Eichengreen, Economics and Political Science, UC Berkeley

 8050

 

 2831

204.

The Tunisian Revolution and Implications for U.S. and Tunisian Relations
A talk by Lotfi Ben Rejeb, University of Ottawa. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution

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205.

Congratulations to the 2010-11 Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship Recipients
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010-11 Alice Belkin Memorial Scholarship.

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 5650

206.

Peace Corps' 50th Anniversary Celebration Ranges from Heartfelt to Humorous
Distinguished panelists commemorated the Peace Corps service of more than 1,800 UCLA alumni, including 91 volunteers currently in 46 countries. MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews moderated the discussion.

 7899

 

 2411

207.

Students Raising Funds for Japan Quake Relief
UCLA’s Nikkei Student Union and Japan Student Association are collecting donations to aid victims of Japan’s catastrophic March 11 earthquake and the devastating tsunami that followed.

 7792

 

 1650

208.

The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism 1860-1914
A lecture by Ilham Khuri-Makdisi, Northeastern University

 7735

 

 3360

209.

Between States: The Transylvanian Question and the European Idea during WWII
A book talk with author Holly Case (Cornell University, History) and discussant John Connelly (UC Berkeley, History)

 7711

 

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210.

In Bed with an Elephant: Russian Cultural Dominance in Ukraine and the "Near Abroad"
A lecture by Mykola Riabchuk, National Endowment for Democracy, Reagan-Fascell Fellow

 7695

 

 2697

211.

Of Mimicry and Muslim Women: National Identity as Performance in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia
A talk by Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon, University of Alabama Birmingham. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution.

 7691

 

 3476

212.

Outsourcing War and Peace
A talk by Laura Dickinson, Arizona State University, with special remarks by Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.). This event was co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Law Program at the UCLA Law School.

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 6764

213.

Joseph Stiglitz: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy
The 2011 Arnold C. Harberger Distinguished Lecture delivered by Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate & Professor of Economics, Columbia University.

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 6779

214.

The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother's Hidden Life
A book reading by Jasmin Darznik, Washington and Lee University

 7518

 

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215.

Pontiff visits UCLA to discuss the future of Christianity in the Middle East
International Institute hosts Armenian spiritual leader Aram I as part of 20-day tour of Southern California

 7472

 

 2433

216.

The Politics of Trafficking: The First International Movement to Combat the Sexual Exploitation of Women
A book talk with author Stephanie Limoncelli (Loyola Marymount University, Sociology) and discussant Kathryn Farr (Portland State University, Sociology)

 7456

 

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217.

Regime Transition in Tunisia
A talk by Stephen King, Georgetown University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution

 7452

 

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218.

Hidden Histories: Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean
A lecture by Basem Ra'ad, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem

 7432

 

 3128

219.

Italian Fascism vs. German Naziism, with Special Attention to Cultural Policy
A public lecture by Sabrina Ramet, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Political Science

 7430

 

 2610

220.

Spring International Career Panel
A panel discussion on international career opportunities with Gary Bagley, Prof. Peter Katona, and Jim Newton, co-sponsored by the Burkle Center and the Undergraduate International Relations Society (UIRS).

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 6576

221.

Iran Conference Panel 4
The May 13 conference at the James West Alumni Center focused on Iran's relations both regionally and on the greater world stage. It was sponsored by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations and the UCLA International Institute.

 7301

 

 6752

222.

Economic Nationalism in the Interwar Period: The Contrasting Experiences of Finland and Eastern Europe
A public lecture by Thomas David, University of Lausanne, Social and Political Sciences

 7265

 

 2507

223.

The Broken Promise of U.S.- Arab Relations, 1820-2001
A lecture by Ussama Makdisi, Rice University

 7263

 

 3053

224.

Treasures of the UCLA Library: Near Eastern Manuscripts
While in graduate school at UCLA and working in the Center for Primary Research and Training, Ali Anooshahr brought paleographic training and language proficiency in Persian, Arabic, and Ottoman Turkish to the task of describing and processing the UCLA Library's collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts. He is currently Assistant Professor of History at UC Davis.

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 2504

225.

Melting Pots and Promised Lands: Early Zionism and the Idea of America
A lecture by Hilton Obenzinger, Stanford University

 7243

 

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226.

Business Conference: Connecting Hollywood and South East Europe (1)
2011 South East European Film Festival Business Conference - Panel 1: Development and Financing of International Productions

 7225

 

 2521

227.

Coordinated Efforts Bring Bruins Safely Out of Egypt
An archaeological team's request to stay in Amarna, Egypt, where the situation was calm, was denied by the regional security organization. Evacuation of eight students and three faculty members began in earnest when the U.S. State Department recommended that Americans leave.

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228.

Forgetting Stalin and Ceausescu: Post-1989 Romania in Books and Films
A public lecture by award-winning writer Andrei Codrescu

 7137

 

 2518

229.

Rebuilding Berlin: Urban Design and Planning after the Fall of the Wall
A public lecture by Deike Peters, Technical University Berlin, Center for Metropolitan Studies

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230.

AUA President’s Visit to UCLA
American University of Armenia President Bruce Boghosian met with UCLA faculty and colleagues, with the goal of initiating fresh collaborations between the two institutions.

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231.

Shariah Watch: A View from the Inside
A Public Lecture and Extended Q&A with Professor Khaled Abou El Fadl, UCLA School of Law

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232.

Anyang Archaeology in the 21st Century: New Perspectives in the Search for the Shang Civilization
TANG JIGEN (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) presents the twenty-third Sammy Yukuan Lee Lecture in Chinese Archaeology and Art

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233.

UCLA Alumni Remember Their Mentor, Former Secretary of State Warren Christopher
Drawn to the university honors program by the caliber of its students, Christopher taught a small, student-focused seminar that discussed international hot spots and possible policy solutions.

 6968

 

 1672

234.

Hans H. Baerwald Graduate Student Fellowship
Up to $8,000 available for a UCLA graduate student who is in a Japanese studies field.

 6965

 

 3872

235.

Media and Culture in Contemporary China: Highlights Video
Highlight video from the October 21 conference held at UCLA.

 6956

 

 2624

236.

A Jewish Orchestra in Nazi Germany: Musical Politics and the Berlin Jewish Culture League
A book talk with author Lily Hirsch (Cleveland State University, Music) and discussant Neal Stulberg (UCLA, Music)

 6942

 

 2504

237.

Media and Culture in Contemporary China: Recreating Chinese History & Literature in Film & TV
Videocast of Session 3 from October 21, 2011 conference held at UCLA

 6938

 

 2676

238.

Civil Society and Dictatorship in Modern German History
A book talk with author Jürgen Kocka (UCLA, History) and discussant Ivan Berend (UCLA, History)

 6857

 

 2572

239.

Stalin's Romeo Spy: The Remarkable Rise and Fall of the KGB's Most Daring Operative
A book talk with author Emil Draitser (CUNY, Hunter College, Russian Division)

 6855

 

 2644

240.

The Crisis of the Law in Colonial Egypt: Violence, Ideals of Humanity, Colonial Governance
A lecture by Samera Esmeir, UC Berkeley

 6850

 

 2905

241.

Scholarships totalling $130,000 awarded to UCLA students to study abroad
Thirty-five UCLA students receive scholarship funding to study abroad during the 2011-2012 school year.

 6811

 

 1946

242.

Violence's Law
A lecture with George Bisharat, UC Hastings College of the Law

 6805

 

 2609

243.

The Book that Changed Europe: Picart and Bernard's Religious Ceremonies of the World
A book talk with authors Lynn Hunt (UCLA, History), Margaret Jacob (UCLA, History), and Wijnand Mijnhardt (Utrecht University, Comparative History of the Social Sciences and Humanities), and discussant Paula Findlen (Stanford University, History)

 6754

 

 2451

244.

The Notehelfer Prize
The Notehelfer Prize recognizes the best unpublished research paper written by a UCLA Japanese Studies graduate student in any disciplinary field, among those submitted to the Notehelfer Prize Committee in a given year.

 6747

 

 3896

245.

Spartak Moscow: The Peoples' Team in the Workers' State
A book talk with author Robert Edelman (UC San Diego, History) and discussant Andrei Markovits (University of Michigan, Political Science)

 6739

 

 2516

246.

Fading Friendships: Alliances, Affinities and the Activation of International Identities
In international politics "friends'' co-ally. But friendship is relational and contextual. Countries are more likely to act on common interests on a given dimension if few other actors share that identity. In contrast, new cleavages are likely to emerge as an identity becomes ubiquitous.

 6650

 

 5720

247.

Edward Said's Palestine/Israel: Inclusion Without Domination
A lecture by Nubar Hovsepian, Chapman University

 6625

 

 2868

248.

Europe since 1980
A book talk with author Ivan Berend (UCLA, History) and discussant Ken Jowitt (UC Berkeley, Political Science; Hoover Institution, Senior Fellow)

 6609

 

 2457

249.

UCLA remains one of the best U.S. universities for promoting, fostering international education
As our world becomes more and more globalized, students are increasingly understanding the benefits of international education. This is good news for employers, who are increasingly seeking to hire people who have global experience. It’s also good news for UCLA students, who have an excellent array of opportunities and resources available to them regardless of budget or time.

 6602

 

 3040

250.

From the Shah to the Ayatollah, Continuities and Ruptures
A lecture by Abbas Milani, Stanford University

 6590

 

 2697

251.

Indigenous Papuans' efforts for ending the conflict with Indonesia
Neles Tebay (Fajar Timur Theological School, Jayapura)

 6552

 

 2497

252.

Solidarity 30 Years Later: Women's Roles in the Movement
A roundtable discussion with filmmaker Jolanta Chojecka, journalist Jane Dobija, and scholars Ewa Kondratowicz and Shana Penn

 6548

 

 2455

253.

Useful Links
Links related to "Legacies of Violence in Indonesia and East Timor: A Workshop"

 6527

 

 1463

254.

Iran Conference Participant, NPR correspondent Mike Shuster, reports on Iran in 3-part series
Links to series below:

 6500

 

 4504

255.

Two Premature Rumors of the Mediterraneans Death: Fishing Wars, Maritime Gentrification, and Social Anthropology of Region Formation in the Channel of Sicily Since WWII
A lecture by Naor Ben-Yehoyada, Harvard University

 6499

 

 2783

256.

The Dynamics of Transnational Formations: Albanian Migrants in Europe
A public lecture by Janine Dahinden, Transnational Studies, Center for the Understanding of Social Processes, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

 6488

 

 2417

257.

Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution: Opening Remarks
An introduction by Nouri Gana, UCLA. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution.

 6464

 

 2612

258.

Drafting a United Germany
A public lecture by Horst Teltschik, Former National Security Adviser to German Chancellor Helmut Kohl

 6438

 

 2517

259.

Multimedia Coverage of Iran Conference from the Pars Times
Pars Times is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news website that provides comprehensive information pertaining to Iran and the Middle East.

 6423

 

 5263

260.

USC Session 4: Globalization of Theme Parks: the view from the Industry
"A panel discussion on the globalization of theme parks featuring scholars and members of the industry."

 6247

 

 2547

261.

USC An Audience Conversation with Zhang Jizhong
"A question-and-answer session with Zhang Jizhong, Chinese TV and film producer and Monkey King theme park creator."

 6220

 

 2560

262.

USC Session 5: Theme Parks in China: the view from the Academy
"Presentations and a panel discussion on theme parks in China featuring scholars from the U.S. and China."

 6211

 

 2537

263.

Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Effects, Political Claims, and Palestinian Refugee Community
A lecture by Ilana Feldman, George Washington University

 6146

 

 2702

264.

Washington Post Op-Ed by Senior Burkle Center Fellow Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.): Libya doesn't meet the test for U.S. military action
Gen. Wesley Clark argues that Libya doesn't meet the test for US military action based on our experiences with foreign intervention in the past.

 6136

 

 4778

265.

Huffington Post Op-Ed by Burkle Center Fellow Matthew Alexander: Rep. King: Meet Muslim-American Heroes
Matthew Alexander speaks out against the attacks on Muslim-Americans by Congress.

 6128

 

 4546

266.

UCLA program allows students to dive into international education
The Diversity Project aims to increase the participation of underrepresented minority students in the biological sciences using research and field work on the diverse coral reefs of the Coral Triangle with cutting-edge molecular genetic research.

 6084

 

 767

267.

Past Violence and Today's Indonesia, East Timor
An international gathering on campus April 15-16 addressed the legacies of misrule and mass killings, asking whether global initiatives for truth and accountability are having a meaningful impact on Indonesia and East Timor. Follow the proceedings on a blog by the UCLA Indonesian Studies Program.

 6017

 

 1455

268.

From Oxus to Euphrates: Approaching the History of Late Antique Iran
A lecture by Touraj Daryaee, UC Irvine

 5998

 

 2645

269.

Humanitarian Action in the Middle East and North Africa Under Scrutiny: Criminalizing Humanitarian Engagement
A lecture by Naz Modirzadeh, Harvard University

 5978

 

 2629

270.

Video: Nile Green Discusses "Afghan History Through Afghan Eyes"
Taymor Kamrany interviews Green for "New Generation of Afghans TV"

 5928

 

 1741

271.

Indonesian Studies Conference 2012: Indonesia in Global and Transnational Perspective
UCLA Indonesian Studies Conference, April 27-28, 2012

 5846

 

 1257

272.

UCLA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Peace Corps
UCLA faculty and staff share their Peace Corps experiences, and how those experiences impacted their personal and professional lives. Beginning on March 2, 2011, UCLA will hold a week-long series of events in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps.

 5799

 

 3150

273.

Surprise: Non Sequitur: Revolution
A talk by Sabra Webber, Ohio State University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution

 5778

 

 2505

274.

Shariah Watch
A lecture by Khaled Abou El Fadl, UCLA School of Law

 5770

 

 2548

275.

Burkle Center Director Kal Raustiala Comments on Dispute with Spain over World War II Era Art
Kal Raustiala contributes his expertise on the ambiguity of a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on a Holocaust survivor's six-year legal battle to recover a family painting stolen by the Nazis during World War II.

 5754

 

 4434

276.

Few Hallmarks of an Historical Event
A talk by Tarek Kahlaoui, Rutgers University. Part of the conference: Mapping and remapping the Tunisian Revolution

 5728

 

 2439

277.

Huffington Post Op-Ed by Burkle Center Fellow Matthew Alexander: Known and Forgotten: Rumsfeld's Memoir
Matthew Alexander claims that Donald Rumsfeld's recently released memoir is filled with blatant hypocrisies.

 5610

 

 4328

278.

2011-12 Burkle Center Faculty Research Grants awarded
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011-12 Grants for Faculty Research Working Groups and Faculty Research Projects.

 5558

 

 4363

279.

Slave Routes: A Global Vision
This film presents the diverse histories and heritages stemming from the global tragedy of the slave trade and slavery.

 5398

 

 3342

280.

Visiting Scholars, 2010-11
List of 2010-11 CSEAS Visiting Scholars

 5398

 

 1409

281.

2011-2012 Pacific Rim Research Program Recipients Announced
UCLA faculty and graduate students receive research grants

 5335

 

 2548

282.

In Memoriam: Christopher Hitchens, 2010 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecturer
The New York Times relates the life and work of Christopher Hitchens, 1949-2011.

 5277

 

 3732

283.

International Studies K-12 Workshop Summer 2011
The UCLA International Institute hosted a 3-day professional development workshop August 16-18, 2011 for teachers of South Gate ISLC, ISSN network schools, and UCLA partner schools on the International Studies Advisory curriculum framework, developed and piloted by UCLA and ISLC staff during the 2010-11 school year. The curriculum consists of an overview of world geography, resource guides to the world regions covered in each grade-level Advisory, and model lessons and pedagogical strategies.

 5269

 

 2357

284.

Killing Memory: Ethnicity, Religion and the Destruction of Culture in the Balkan Wars of the 1990s
A public lecture by Andras Riedlmayer, Harvard University delivered on April 15, 2008.

 5102

 

 2260

285.

Call for Papers: 2011 Im Conference of Korean Christianity
The Dongsoon Im and Mija Im Korean Christianity Program of UCLA, announces the 2011 Im Conference of Korean Christianity.

 5000

 

 2278

286.

Addressing the Legacies of Human Rights Abuse and Mass Violence: Critical Perspectives on 'Transitional Justice' from Indonesia and East Timor
A Workshop Co-sponsored by the Indonesian Studies Program of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, the International Human Rights Program at UCLA School of Law, the International Institute, and the Department of History, UCLA, April 15-16, 2011

 4998

 

 1263

287.

Media and Culture in Contemporary China: Zhang Jizhong Keynote
Videocast of keynote address by Zhang Jizong at October 21, 2011 conference at UCLA

 4979

 

 1955

288.

Media and Culture in Contemporary China: The View from the Academy
Videocast of Session 1 from the October 21 conference held at UCLA.

 4841

 

 1870

289.

About LAI Outreach
Outreach

 4823

 

 3042

290.

Fellow Matthew Alexander Appears on Democracy Now! Commenting on the Efficacy of Bush-Era Interrogation.
Former Military Interrogator Matthew Alexander claims that "immoral" torture slowed down the effort to find Osama bin Laden.

 4815

 

 3831

291.

Media and Culture in Contemporary China: The View from the Industry
Videocast of Session 2 from the October 21 conference held at UCLA.

 4699

 

 1796

292.

USC Slide-Show Introduction to Theme Parks in China
"China's Theme Parks Today, the Themed Space(s), Marketing Models and the Imagineering/Copying Power"

 4544

 

 1811

293.

Graduate Workshop in Scholarly Translation-Chinese & English
"Workshop in Scholarly Translation" offered by the UCLA Confucius Institute August 1 - 19, 2011 Fudan University, Shanghai, China

 4522

 

 1460

294.

Turned Away
Denied by local officials, MEMO is unable to carry out its plans to set up clinics in Vietnam

 4487

 

 812

295.

Conference Schedule
"Can Iran Come In From the Cold? Iran & the Intl. Community in the 21st Century"

 4475

 

 5082

296.

Weekend of Middle Eastern Music
On Saturday night, master musicians from Morocco play a free concert showcasing the culture and sounds of the Gnawa people, on campus in Schoenberg Hall. On Sunday afternoon in the same venue, the Yuval Ron Ensemble caps off a UCLA lecture series with a performance of Middle Eastern music that is free for students.

 4439

 

 1482

297.

History 201A: After Alexander: The Hellenistic Middle East and Central Asia (NEW COURSE)
History 201A: After Alexander: The Hellenistic Middle East and Central Asia, taught by Rolf Strootman, Utrecht University

 4388

 

 1534

298.

Workshop Program
Legacies of Violence in Indonesia and East Timor: A Workshop

 4353

 

 995

299.

2010-11 CEES Graduate Student Funding Award Recipients
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships for AY 2010-11, Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships for Summer 2011, Dissertation/Pre-Dissertation Fellowships, and Language Study Grants.

 4352

 

 874

300.

Visiting Scholars, 2009-10
List of 2009-10 CSEAS Visiting Scholars

 4303

 

 1392

301.

Chinese Business & Economic History, Annual Conference and Graduate Student Professional Development Workshop
The USC-UCLA Joint East Asian Studies Center presents Chinese & Economic History, an annual conference and graduate student professional development workshop.

 4278

 

 1530

302.

View the Burkle Center's 2010-11 Annual Report
This report offers highlights from the Burkle Center's 2010-11 academic year.

 4158

 

 3835

303.

Conference Logistics
Registration, driving directions, and parking instructions

 3961

 

 4581

304.

Spring 2011 Course List
UCLA courses in Middle East and North African Studies.

 3903

 

 1014

305.

US / China-US China gaining clout in film industry
From an industry perspective, Janet Yang, president of Manifest Films, and former president of production of Oliver Stone's Ixtlan Productions, said it's a whole shift of power toward China. The move is deeply rooted in China's increasing "capital earning and spending power."

 3888

 

 813

306.

Trio of events focus on US-China
Film Business Asia

 3799

 

 810

307.

Terry and Suzan Kramer Global Leadership Scholars
The UCLA International Institute is pleased to announce the new Terry and Suzan Kramer Global Leadership Scholars program.

 3717

 

 3361

308.

Los Angeles Film Fest includes program on Cuba
L.A. Downtown News reports that the 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival (June 16-26), will showcase films representing 30 countries. This year's International Spotlight, co-sponsored by the Latin American Institute, focuses on films from Cuba. The program includes Latin American Institute host film Operation Peter Pan: Flying Back to Cuba, a documentary about 14,000 Cuban children who in 1961 and ’62 were sent by their parents to the United States.

 3672

 

 1971

309.

King-Kok Cheung
Cheung, UCLA professor of English, was quoted Wednesday in a Washington Post obituary of Japanese author Hisaye Yamamoto.

 3596

 

 1148

310.

H'w'd focus on China's changes
Variety

 3591

 

 728

311.

Visiting Scholars, 1999-2000

 3586

 

 993

312.

Zhang Jizhong to speak at first UCLA-USC joint Media and Culture in Contemporary China conference
The Daily Bruin

 3570

 

 725

313.

Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture Registration Opens December 14 at Noon on the Burkle Center Website
The UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, the Daniel Pearl Foundation and the Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life at UCLA proudly present the 2012 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture featuring David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker. Visit the Burkle Center website on Wednesday, December 14 to register for this event!

 3493

 

 3006

314.

Fall 2011 Course List
UCLA courses in Middle East and North African Studies.

 3451

 

 1019

315.

Visiting Scholars and Associates, 2011-2012
Names, Institution and Research Topic of Visiting Scholars and Associates at the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, 2011-2012.

 3450

 

 849

316.

Tracking Disease in the Congo
UCLA researchers study the spread of human monkeypox in the African country

 3408

 

 1825

317.

Prof Discusses Next Stop on Pope's Itinerary
Kathryn McDonnell, UCLA assistant professor of classics, was interviewed Thursday on Vatican Radio about the history of Aquileia, an ancient fortress city of the Roman Empire.

 3346

 

 1126

318.

Visitors and Post-Doctoral Fellows, 2000-01

 3331

 

 994

319.

Sebastian Edwards
Edwards, the Henry Ford II Professor of International Management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, was quoted Tuesday in a Reuters column about Asia not putting forth a candidate to head the International Monetary Fund following Dominique Strass-Kahn's departure.

 3324

 

 1168

320.

Musical Measures of Asia 2011: Grad Student CFP
UCLA Grad Students are invited to submit proposals on the Music of Asia for Asia in LA 2011

 3295

 

 1284

321.

Pakistan Dispute Reveals History of Diplomatic Immunity
The Los Angeles Times features an editorial today written by Kal Raustiala, professor of law and director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, about how the American diplomat who has been accused of killing two men in Pakistan has brought to light issues surrounding diplomatic immunity.

 3262

 

 3389

322.

Daniel Treisman
Treisman, UCLA professor of political science, is quoted in a Washington Post article about how Russia has benefited politically and economically from its oil reserves during the current turmoil in the Middle East.

 3252

 

 1230

323.

Kal Raustiala
Raustiala, professor of law and director of the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, was quoted Sunday in a San Francisco Chronicle article about a battle between Chevron Corp. and a group of lawyers fighting the company over oil field pollution in Ecuador.

 3229

 

 3508

324.

Spring Quarter 2003
UCLA Southeast Asian Studies Courses

 3226

 

 789

325.

Visitors and Post-Doctoral Fellows, 2002-03

 3185

 

 983

326.

Visitors and Post-Doctoral Fellows, 2001-02

 3183

 

 981

327.

Did Torture Slow Search for Bin Laden?
Matthew Alexander, a fellow at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, was interviewed today on the nationally syndicated radio and TV program “Democracy Now” about the intelligence that led to Osama bin Laden and whether torture and enhanced interrogation techniques should be used against terrorism suspects.

 3181

 

 3408

328.

Fall Quarter 2002
UCLA Southeast Asian Studies Courses

 3173

 

 775

329.

Decoding Russia's U.S. Policy
The January–February issue of Foreign Affairs features an essay co-authored by Daniel Treisman, UCLA professor of political science, on policy relations between the United States and Russia over recent decades.

 3169

 

 1105

330.

Sexual Harassment in France, U.S.
France's Politis on Thursday featured an interview with Abigail Saguy, associate professor and vice chair of the UCLA Department of Sociology, about the Dominique Strauss-Kahn affair and differences in the way issues of sexual harassment are addressed in France and the U.S.

 3159

 

 1046

331.

C. Cindy Fan
Fan, UCLA professor of geography and Asian American studies, was quoted Feb. 10 in an Atlantic magazine article about Beijing’s suburbs.

 3143

 

 1273

332.

Coalition Intervenes in Libya
CNN.com on Sunday featured an op-ed by Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.), a senior fellow at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, about the current fighting in Libya.

 3126

 

 3334

333.

Summer Session 2002
UCLA Southeast Asian Studies Courses

 3124

 

 796

334.

Winter Quarter 2003
UCLA Southeast Asian Studies Courses

 3113

 

 800

335.

Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute
SEASSI is an eight-week intensive language training program for undergraduates, graduate students and professionals.

 3097

 

 1263

336.

Exploring Russia's Recent History
The Boston Globe reports today on “The Return: Russia’s Journey from Gorbachev to Medvedev,” a new book by UCLA professor of political science Daniel Treisman examining recent Russian leaders and their domestic and foreign policies.

 3075

 

 1116

337.

Libya: To Intervene or Not
Friday's Washington Post featured an op-ed by Gen. Wesley Clark (Ret.), a senior fellow at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, on the current rebellion in Libya and U.S. intervention policy since Vietnam.

 3058

 

 3390

338.

Hitoshi Abe
Abe, professor and chair of the UCLA Department of Architecture of Urban Design, was quoted Tuesday in a Rafu Shimpo article about efforts by Japanese and Japanese Americans in Los Angeles to contact family members affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami.

 3050

 

 1226

339.

Geography of Fear
The Washington Post reported Friday on research by Daniel Treisman, UCLA professor of political science, exploring the fears of residents of various European countries toward a host of issues, including diseases, natural disasters, wars and nuclear accidents.

 3044

 

 1085

340.

Amy Zegart
Zegart, associate professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was quoted Saturday in a Christian Science Monitor article about the long-term impact of Osama bin Laden and the attacks of 9/11 on America.

 3038

 

 3349

341.

Prof Discusses Sudan's North-South Split
Sondra Hale, UCLA professor of anthropology and women’s studies, was interviewed Tuesday on KPFK-90.7 FM about Southern Sudan's referendum on independence (broadcast dated Jan. 11, 2011).

 3033

 

 2050

342.

Conference Participant Biographies
"Can Iran Come In From the Cold? Iran & the Intl. Community in the 21st Century"

 3009

 

 3651

343.

New Ambassador to Russia
An article in Tuesday's Moscow Times about President Obama's plans to appoint a new ambassador to Russia cited Daniel Treisman, UCLA professor of political science, as one of the foremost experts on Russia since the Cold War.

 2994

 

 1003

344.

Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA
An Examiner blog reported Friday on the 2011 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA, which was delivered Thursday by Leon Wieseltier, author and literary editor of the New Republic magazine.

 2986

 

 3343

345.

New chair in Iranian studies
Hossein Ziai, professor of Islamic and Iranian Studies since 1988 and currently the director of the Program in Iranian Studies, has been named the Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar Chair in Iranian Studies. The chair, established in 2000, promotes innovative teaching and research on the traditions of Iran throughout the ages. Ziai has devoted his time to conducting research that encompasses Iranian intellectual and literary traditions with a focus on Illuminationist philosophy.

 2983

 

 996

346.

Newsletter '11-'12
The 2011-2012 newsletter features profiles of Chad Diehl, Terasaki Postdoctoral Fellow, new faculty and visiting scholars.

 2959

 

 717

347.

U.S. Sending Pumps to Aid Japanese Plants
Ivan Catton, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, was featured Wednesday in a video and article on the Voice of America website about America sending large construction pumps to Japan to help pump cooling water into Japan's damaged nuclear reactors.

 2954

 

 1226

348.

Summer Study Abroad in Laos
Participants will get an opportunity to study at the Lao-American College in Vientiane, the capital of the Lao PDR.

 2946

 

 1267

349.

China's Declining Birth Rate
C. Cindy Fan, UCLA professor of geography and Asian American studies, was interviewed today on China Radio International's “Today” show about new data from China's census showing that the country now has as many senior citizens as children.

 2934

 

 1209

350.

Korea shows how to keep identity in global age
UCLA prof. John Duncan says globalizing Korean Studies is key task for scholars outside peninsula

 2925

 

 1128

351.

Nuclear Safety in Japan
Ivan Catton, UCLA professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, was interviewed Friday on KNBC-Channel 4 about Japan's damaged nuclear reactors and the threat to the public of radiation exposure.

 2905

 

 1263

352.

Shanghai: Chinese Language and Contemporary Pop Culture
Summer 2013

 2885

 

 708

353.

José Bedia's spiritual and physical journeys
"Transcultural Pilgrim: Three Decades of Work by José Bedia," a comprehensive retrospective of work by the famed Cuban American artist is highlighted in a Los Angeles Times article. The exhibition is on display at the Fowler Museum at UCLA September 18, 2011 - January 8, 2012.

 2873

 

 1592

354.

Building in Jersey, Eating in China
A column in Sunday's Press of Atlantic City about economic problems in southern New Jersey cited research by Robert Jensen, professor of public policy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, examining eating habits and undernourishment among people in China.

 2851

 

 1235

355.

Summer 2011 - Course List
UCLA courses in Middle East and North African Studies.

 2778

 

 985

356.

Little Tokyo Design Week Set for July
A story posted Thursday to a Los Angeles Times blog about the upcoming Little Tokyo Design Week cites the planning of festival leader Hitoshi Abe, chair of the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design and director of UCLA's Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies. Abe was quoted.

 2763

 

 1128

357.

The Origins of Cinco de Mayo
An article in today's Stockton Record about Cinco de Mayo cites research by David Hayes-Bautista, professor of general internal medicine and health services research and director of the UCLA Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture, on the origin of Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

 2758

 

 1902

358.

UCLA Doctor Helps Japan
USA Today features a profile of Dr. Kozue Shimabukuro, a pediatric critical care doctor at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, who spent three weeks working with a pediatric disaster relief team in Japan following the earthquake and tsunami. Shimabukuro is quoted.

 2754

 

 1152

359.

Fears of Radiation Grip Japan
William McBride, a professor in the department of radiation oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was interviewed Monday on Telemundo and China Central Television and Tuesday on the Christian Broadcasting Network and Seoul Broadcasting System Radio about the current problems with Japan’s nuclear reactors and the potential impact on human health in both Japan in California. McBride was also quoted Tuesday in a Los Angeles Times article about the effects of radiation.

 2752

 

 1171

360.

Sean Hecht
Hecht, executive director of the UCLA Environmental Law Center, is quoted today in a San Francisco Chronicle article about a battle between Chevron Corp. and a group of lawyers fighting the company over oil field pollution in Ecuador.

 2751

 

 1945

361.

Chile's Coup Through a Watchful Eye
The Los Angeles Times reports on the UCLA Film & Television Archive's series “Patricio Guzman: The Watchful Eye,” which runs from April 29 through May 11 and features Guzman's documentaries dealing with the 1973 coup that overthrew Chile’s democratically elected President Salvador Allende. Paul Malcolm, an archive programmer, is quoted.

 2742

 

 1900

362.

Stamping Out Cigarettes in China
A Forbes blog reported Wednesday on the efforts of Dr. Linda Sarna, a professor at the UCLA School of Nursing, to reduce and deter smoking among women in China by engaging Chinese nurses in a program to identify and treat smokers. Sarna was quoted.

 2741

 

 1141

363.

Bruin Experts Helping Japan
Maryland's Savage-Guilford Patch reported Sunday on Yoh Kawano, a lecturer in urban planning at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, who helped develop an interactive web map at UCLA that offers geographic information to help in Japanese recovery efforts. Kawano was quoted.

 2724

 

 1146

364.

Bruin Experts Helping Japan
The Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday on Dr. Kozue Shimabukuro, a pediatric critical care doctor at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, who has joined a pediatric disaster relief team in Japan. Shimabukuro was quoted.

 2721

 

 1149

365.

UCLA Doctor Helps Japan
Diverse Issues in Higher Education on Tuesday profiled Dr. Kozue Shimabukuro, a pediatric critical care doctor at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, who spent three weeks working with a pediatric disaster relief team in Japan following the earthquake and tsunami. Shimabukuro was quoted.

 2688

 

 1190

366.

Thirty Japanese cloths from recent gift to be displayed at Fowler Museum
'Japanese Pictorial Ikats From the Krauss Collection' opens Jan. 8 by Stacey Abarbanel

 2659

 

 814

367.

Graduate School Info
Graduate School Information for Middle Eastern and North African Studies

 2631

 

 686

368.

Profesor traduce un códice clave para decodificar los jeroglíficos mesoamericanos
Professor Kevin Terraciano was interviewed by Agencia EFE about his latest research project: translating the Codex Sierra.

 2622

 

 1449

369.

Prof Speaks About Nobel Winner Vargas Llosa
Efraín Kristal, UCLA professor of comparative literature and of Spanish and Portuguese, was a featured commentator Sunday on the Univision program "Aqui y Ahora" in a segment about Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa, who was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature.

 2615

 

 1840

370.

Business Language and Culture in China
Travel Study-Summer 2012; China

 2594

 

 701

371.

Aftermath of Japan Disaster
Hitoshi Abe, chair of the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design and director of UCLA's Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, was interviewed Tuesday on the "Tavis Smiley" show about the earthquake and tsunami in Sendai, Japan, his hometown.

 2591

 

 1112

372.

Cross-cultural comparison of factors influencing accounting student's career and public perceptions in Brazil, South Korea and Japan
Renato Azevedo, University of São Paulo

 2577

 

 912

373.

Bruin Experts Helping Japan
Rafu Shimpo reported Wednesday on UCLA staff and faculty members with ties to Japan who are working to aid the country in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami. Dr. Kozue Shimabukuro, a pediatric critical care doctor at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA; Hitoshi Abe, chair of the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design and director of UCLA's Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies; and Yoh Kawano, a lecturer in urban planning at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, were highlighted.

 2573

 

 1117

374.

Disasters Test Japan's Spirit
An article in Thursday's Rafu Shimpo about Japan recovering from the effects of the recent earthquake and tsunami cites UCLA's Nikkei Student Union, which has raised $1,500 for relief efforts.

 2571

 

 1089

375.

Sexual Harassment in France, U.S.
Canada’s Edmonton Journal on Sunday featured an interview with Abigail Saguy, associate professor and vice chair of the UCLA Department of Sociology, about the Dominique Strauss-Kahn affair and differences in the way issues of sexual harassment are addressed in France and the U.S.

 2568

 

 779

376.

Globalization and 21st Century China
Travel Study- Summer 2012; Beijing and Hong Kong

 2568

 

 706

377.

What Makes a Good Mother?
Friday's New York Times featured an op-ed by C. Cindy Fan, UCLA professor of geography and Asian American studies, on parenting skills and child-rearing strategies.

 2558

 

 1100

378.

Bruin Experts Helping Japan
Sunday's Chronicle of Higher Education reported on Yoh Kawano, a lecturer in urban planning at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, who has helped develop UCLA web projects that stream and archive Twitter updates from individuals in Japan and Libya and offer geographic information relevant to Japanese relief efforts. Kawano was quoted.

 2555

 

 1109

379.

Exploring the Buzz Around Brazil
An article in Sunday’s Jamaica Gleaner about Brazil’s growing political and economic clout cited “Left Behind: Latin America and the False Promise of Populism,” a 2010 book by Sebastian Edwards, the Henry Ford II Professor of International Management at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

 2546

 

 1823

380.

El rol de la Comunidad Empresarial en la evolución de la relación economica bilateral entre Mexico y Corea Del Sur: una perspectiva desde las relaciones internacionales
Karla Padilla, University of Guadalajara

 2495

 

 896

381.

Albright, Hagel: Language cuts endanger U.S.
The modest funding for International Education and Foreign Language Studies is vital to maintaining and enhancing our critical workforce needs. The institutional capacity on university campuses across the nation that exists today has taken decades to build and would be impossible to easily recapture once these programs are slashed. These cuts threaten that capacity.

 2478

 

 1103

382.

Melissa Brymer
Brymer, director of terrorism and disaster programs at the UCLA–Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, was quoted Saturday in a Los Angeles Times blog article about post-traumatic stress disorder in the wake of Japan's earthquake and tsunami.

 2455

 

 1496

383.

Graduate School Info
Graduate School Information for European Studies

 2415

 

 693

384.

Museum Settles for 'Dummy' Mummies
Lothar Von Falkenhausen, UCLA professor of art history, was interviewed Monday on National Public Radio's “All Things Considered” about a Philadelphia museum's unusual solution to a bureaucratic snafu that prevented them from displaying a collection of mummies and artifacts from China.

 2407

 

 1046

385.

Braceros Get Paid 50 Years Later
Raul Hinojosa-Ojeda, UCLA associate professor of Chicano studies, was interviewed Tuesday on KPCC-89.3 FM's "Madeleine Brand Show" about the news that participants in the Bracero program, which temporarily brought laborers from Mexico to the U.S. between the 1940s and '60s, would finally receive money due to them.

 2401

 

 1762

386.

Graduate School Info
Graduate School Information for Southeast Asian Studies

 2350

 

 679

387.

Visiting professor helps UCLA bolster its expertise on contemporary Iran
Dalia Dassa Kaye's winding journey has brought her to UCLA until March 2012.

 2330

 

 788

388.

Peter Bird
Bird, UCLA professor of Earth and space sciences, is quoted today in a New York Times article about the study of seismic faults throughout the world.

 2329

 

 1391

389.

African Arts, Autumn 2010
Volume 43, Number 3

 2315

 

 1723

390.

African Arts, Autumn 2011
Volume 44, Number 3

 2311

 

 1742

391.

Matthew Alexander
Alexander, a fellow at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, was quoted Saturday in an Agence-France Presse article about whether torture and enhanced interrogation techniques should be used against terrorism suspects.

 2308

 

 3030

392.

Kei Iwamoto
Iwamoto, UCLA associate professor of radiation oncology, was cited Thursday in a Los Angeles Times Q&A about possible radiation exposure from Japan's nuclear reactors.

 2288

 

 987

393.

Legacies of Violence in Indonesia and East Timor: A Workshop
A Workshop co-sponsored by the Indonesian Studies Program of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, the International Human Rights Program at UCLA School of Law, the International Institute, and the Department of History, UCLA.

 2254

 

 683

394.

Khaled Abou El Fadl
El Fadl, UCLA professor of law, was quoted Tuesday in a Los Angeles Times article about a popular Egyptian televangelist.

 2207

 

 1286

395.

Gary Rhodes
Rhodes, director of the Center for Global Education at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, was quoted Monday in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about how the turmoil in Egypt has affected American students studying there.

 2196

 

 1089

396.

Gabriel Danovitch
Danovitch, medical director of the kidney and pancreas transplant program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was quoted Wednesday in a Bloomberg article about the illicit global market for organ transplants.

 2160

 

 1210

397.

Korea before the "Treaty of Kanghwa" and the trouble of the Modernity
Luciano Martín Lanare, National University of La Plata

 2160

 

 777

398.

Raul Hinojosa-Ojeda
Hinojosa-Ojeda, UCLA associate professor of Chicano studies, was quoted Sunday in a Los Angeles Times article about various states' approaches to the issue of college tuition for undocumented immigrants.

 2157

 

 1220

399.

Fears of Radiation in Japan
William McBride, a professor in the department of radiation oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA was interviewed multiple times since Saturday on KCBS-Channel 2 | KCAL-Channel 9, KNBC-Channel 4, KTLA-Channel 5, KABC-Channel 7 and KTTV-Channel 11 about problems with Japan's nuclear reactors and the potential impact on human health, both in Japan and California. He is quoted today in an LA Weekly blog on the subject.

 2124

 

 1235

400.

Winter 2012 Course List
Course list for Winter 2012

 2121

 

 610

401.

African Arts, Spring 2011
Volume 44, Number 1

 2111

 

 1672

402.

David Rapoport
Rapoport, UCLA professor emeritus of political science, was quoted Monday in a Whittier Daily News article on how the killing of Osama bin Laden might affect President Obama’s reelection chances in 2012.

 2095

 

 1180

403.

Global Warming's Effect on Arctic Transport
The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported on a UCLA study showing that global warming over the next 40 years will likely open up Arctic shipping routes while severely limiting transportation along inland trucking routes. Study author Scott Stephenson, a UCLA graduate student in geography, was quoted.

 2071

 

 1253

404.

Energy security: the diplomacy of South Korea in Latin America
Rita Barbieri, Yonsei University

 2069

 

 802

405.

Coalition Attack on Libya
James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Monday on KTTV-Channel 11 about American, British and French coalition forces attacking government fighters in Libya.

 2056

 

 1265

406.

Fear Thy Neighbor
Sunday's Chronicle of Higher Education featured an essay by Russell Jacoby, UCLA professor-in-residence of history, about how the world's most severe and violent conflicts arise within nations rather than between nations.

 2040

 

 1226

407.

Perceptions of South Korean Foreign Policy towards Latin America: the cases of Brazil and Mexico
Alejandra Chacon, University of Chile

 2033

 

 778

408.

Revolution in Egypt
James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Sunday on BBC5 Radio about the shift in political power in Egypt.

 2030

 

 1198

409.

History of Tetanus in U.S., Abroad
Saturday’s Los Angeles Daily News featured a column by Dr. Claire Panosian Dunavan, clinical professor of infectious diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, about the low incidence of tetanus in the U.S., due mainly to routine health care and vaccinations not always available in other countries.

 2024

 

 1237

410.

James Gelvin
Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was quoted Wednesday in an Epoch Times article about efforts to negotiate an end to the current political unrest in Egypt.

 2008

 

 1222

411.

Tweets From Egypt's Revolution
The April issue of Geospatial Today reports on "HyperCities Egypt," a UCLA web project that streamed and the archived Twitter updates from protesters in Cairo, logging their location on a digital map of Egypt's capital. Project leaders Yoh Kawano, a member of the UCLA Center for Digital Humanities; Todd Presner, UCLA professor of Germanic languages and literature, digital humanities, and comparative literature; and David Shepard, a UCLA doctoral candidate in English, were cited.

 2002

 

 1240

412.

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo at UCLA
A column in Sunday's New York Magazine on Scandinavian crime fiction cited an upcoming UCLA symposium focused on the genre and the work of the late author Stieg Larsson. Claus Elholm Andersen, a professor in UCLA's Scandinavian Section, was quoted.

 2002

 

 1297

413.

Bin Laden's Death and the Millennial Generation
Articles in today's Los Angeles Times and Tuesday's New York Times about how the death of Osama bin Laden has affected young-adult Americans cited data from the annual nationwide Freshman Survey, conducted by UCLA's Higher Education Research Institute (HERI), on freshman students' support for military spending and their willingness to study abroad. Linda DeAngelo, assistant director of research at HERI, was quoted in the LA Times.

 2000

 

 1230

414.

Azerbaijan and the Threat of Radical Islam
Today's Washington Times features an op-ed by Xandra Kayden, a senior fellow at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, about the United States’ political relationship with Azerbaijan and the threat of radical Islamist terrorism in that country and other parts of Central Asia and the Middle East.

 1999

 

 1259

415.

The global crisis of 2008 in South Korea and Mexico: the role of internal market and regional trade
José Luis León-Manríquez, Metropolitan Autonomous University-Xochimilco

 1996

 

 770

416.

New Developments in Mideast
James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Tuesday on KCRW-89.9 FM's “To the Point” about current developments in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.

 1990

 

 1167

417.

Looting of Ancient Egyptian Artifacts
Kara Cooney, assistant professor of Egyptian art and architecture in the UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, was interviewed Tuesday on the “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” about the recent looting of antiquities in Egypt.

 1989

 

 1239

418.

Cristina Tirado
Tirado, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences at the UCLA School of Public Health, was quoted Monday in an Agence France-Presse article about the potential of climate change to create millions of "environmental refugees" over the next decade.

 1976

 

 1098

419.

Coalition Attacks Continue in Libya
Asli Bali, UCLA professor of law, was interviewed Thursday on KPFK 90.7 FM's "Background Briefing" about the U.S.–led military intervention in Libya and international law.

 1975

 

 1215

420.

Global Warming May Result in Yearly Arctic Ice Melt
On Sunday, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported on a UCLA study led by Aradhna Tripati, UCLA assistant professor in the department of Earth and space sciences and the department of atmospheric and oceanic sciences, finding that each summer global warming will raise Earth’s temperatures by melting all the ice in the Arctic Ocean. Tripati was quoted.

 1974

 

 1219

421.

James Gelvin
Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was quoted Wednesday in a CNN online article about an agreement by rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah to form a unity government in the West Bank and Gaza.

 1972

 

 1190

422.

Taking down Anwar al-Awlaki shows the US is winning against al-Qaida
With the takedown of Anwar al-Alwaki, one more leadership piece of al-Qaida has been smashed. But even more importantly, this demonstrates the effectiveness of the US's adaptation to strike directly and covertly at terrorists, anywhere in the world, says Wesley Clark, senior fellow, Burkle Center for International Relations.

 1927

 

 826

423.

African Arts, Summer 2011: South Africa After the Ball: Art and the World Cup 2010
Volume 44, Number 2

 1922

 

 1560

424.

Revolts Sweep Through Middle East
UCLA professor of history James Gelvin was interviewed Tuesday on San Francisco station KQED-88.5 FM's “Forum” about the current uprising in Libya and civil unrest in other parts of North Africa and the Middle East.

 1919

 

 1209

425.

Islamic Studies Program Reinstated
A Los Angeles Times blog reported Wednesday on a UCLA Academic Senate panel reinstating admissions to the Islamic Studies program at UCLA. Ann Karagozian, chair of the Academic Senate, and Khaled Abou El Fadl, chair of Islamic Studies, were quoted.

 1917

 

 1187

426.

Dr. Thomas Brod
Brod, UCLA associate clinical professor of psychiatry, was quoted Sunday in a Hollywood Reporter article about a series of upcoming events at which the films of famed Spanish director Pedro Almodovar will be screened and psychoanalyzed.

 1911

 

 1178

427.

Global Shift to the North
Britain's Financial Times on Friday featured a review of “The New North: The World in 2050” by UCLA professor of geography Laurence C. Smith, which argues that climate change and other global pressures will make Canada, Scandinavia, Russia and the northern United States formidable economic powers and migration magnets in the coming decades.

 1899

 

 1204

428.

Film Archive Highlights Iranian Cinema
Today's Los Angeles Times highlights the UCLA Film & Television Archive's annual "Celebration of Iranian Cinema" series, which begins Friday at UCLA's Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum and runs through Feb. 27. Archive director Jan-Christopher Horak is quoted.

 1898

 

 1185

429.

Global Shift to the North
Monday's London Times today featured an interview with UCLA professor of geography Laurence C. Smith about his research on climate change and his book “The New North: The World in 2050," which argues that climate change and other global pressures will make Canada, Scandinavia, Russia and the northern United States formidable economic powers and migration magnets in the coming decades.

 1886

 

 1186

430.

Visit to Kuwait expands horizons for nine UCLA students
Nine UCLA political science students travelled to Kuwait to learn first-hand lessons about issues facing its citizens.

 1886

 

 682

431.

Richard Hovannisian
Hovannisian, UCLA professor emeritus of Armenian and Near Eastern history, was quoted Monday in a Voice of America article about the mass killings in Rwanda in 1994 and the Armenian Genocide of 1915–16.

 1877

 

 1218

432.

Location of Bin Laden's Hideout
USA Today, a National Public Radio blog and Asian News International report today, and the Associated Press, the BBC, the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, the Huffington Post, the Chronicle of Higher Education and the websites of ABC News, FOX News and KTLA-Channel 5 reported Tuesday, on a 2009 study led by UCLA associate professor of geography Thomas Gillespie and UCLA professor of geography John Agnew that utilized satellite imagery and geographic analysis to narrow the search for Osama bin Laden.

 1865

 

 1127

433.

UCLA Celebrates 50 Years of the Peace Corps
Today's Los Angeles Times features an op-ed by journalist and UCLA alumna Maureen Orth about her experiences in the Peace Corps. The piece references her role on a March 2 panel at UCLA, part of a series of campus events celebrating the Peace Corps’ 50th anniversary.

 1845

 

 1200

434.

Location of Bin Laden's Hideout
A 2009 study led by UCLA associate professor of geography Thomas Gillespie and UCLA professor of geography John Agnew that utilized satellite imagery and geographic analysis in an effort to narrow the search for Osama bin Laden was highlighted Friday by FOX News and Monday by the Korea Times.

 1845

 

 1156

435.

Location of Bin Laden's Hideout
A 2009 study led by UCLA geographers Thomas Gillespie and John Agnew that attempted to narrow the search for Osama bin Laden was highlighted Tuesday by the Huffington Post and KTTV-Channel 11; Wednesday by Inside Higher Ed, India's Telegraph, BBC Mundo, two National Public Radio blogs (1 | 2), Public Radio International's "The World," City News Service, ABC's "World News Now,” KCBS-Channel 2, KNBC-Channel 4, KABC-Channel 7 and KCAL-Channel 9; and today by a Washington Post blog.

 1844

 

 1149

436.

Book Profiles Easter Island Archaeologist
Britain's Northern Echo reported April 14 on “Among Stone Giants: The Life of Katherine Routledge and Her Remarkable Expedition to Eastern Island,” a book by Jo Anne Van Tilburg, a research associate at UCLA's Cotsen Institute of Archaeology and director of the institute's Rock Art Archive, that charts the life and career of one of the first archaeologists to study the stone statues of Easter Island and the folklore of their people.

 1844

 

 1169

437.

Location of Bin Laden's Hideout
A 2009 study led by UCLA associate professor of geography Thomas Gillespie and UCLA professor of geography John Agnew that utilized satellite imagery and geographic analysis in an effort to determine where Osama bin Laden was hiding was highlighted today by Wired. Gillespie was quoted.

 1836

 

 1121

438.

Egyptologist Explores Ancient, Modern Society
Washington state's Columbian on Monday highlighted the work and research of Kara Cooney, assistant professor of Egyptian art and architecture in the UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. Cooney was quoted.

 1824

 

 1219

439.

Leaks Give New View of Middle East Peace Process
Today's Los Angeles Times features an op-ed by Saree Makdisi, UCLA professor of English and comparative literature, about recently leaked documents related to peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians.

 1822

 

 1167

440.

Improving Health Care in China
A New York Times op-ed by C. Cindy Fan, professor of geography and Asian American studies, about the challenges facing China's health care system and its aging population.

 1814

 

 779

441.

Coalition Attacks on Kaddafi
Asli Bali, UCLA professor of law, was interviewed Wednesday on the syndicated news program "Democracy Now" about the U.S.–led military intervention in Libya.

 1812

 

 1159

442.

Bilingual and struggling
A bilingual parent tries to keep a native tongue alive at home, a problem faced by many immigrants.

 1809

 

 783

443.

Hiroshi Motomura
Motomura, UCLA professor of law, was quoted Thursday in an ABC News online article about a court ruling blocking certain key provisions of Arizona's controversial immigration law.

 1804

 

 1129

444.

Global Warming's Effect on Arctic Transport
A UCLA study showing that global warming over the next 40 years will likely open up Arctic shipping routes while limiting inland trucking was highlighted Sunday by Reuters; Monday by Agence France-Presse, the Toronto Globe & Mail, Canada's Postmedia News, the London Times, a Nature blog and the Alaska Dispatch; and today by the Wall Street Journal's MarketWatch. Study author Scott Stephenson, a UCLA graduate student, and co-author Laurence C. Smith, UCLA professor of geography, were quoted.

 1800

 

 1118

445.

How China's Green Tech Helps U.S.
CNN Money reports today on a presentation by UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability professor Matthew Kahn at Fortune's Brainstorm Green Conference in which he addressed how the United States can benefit from China’s investments and advances in green technology. Kahn is quoted.

 1797

 

 1165

446.

UCLA Celebrates 50 Years of Peace Corps
KFWB-980 AM on Wednesday featured an interview with journalist Maureen Orth about her participation in a panel discussion at UCLA with MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews and Peace Corps director Aaron S. Williams, part of a series of UCLA events celebrating the Peace Corps' 50th anniversary.

 1792

 

 1170

447.

Are Winds of Change Passing Palestinians?
Wednesday's Daily News Egypt featured an op-ed by Saree Makdisi, UCLA professor of English and comparative literature, on President Obama's recent speech about U.S. policy in the Middle East and how it applies to Palestinians.

 1769

 

 1113

448.

Civil Unrest Flares in Syria
James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Wednesday on KPFK-90.7 FM's “Daily Briefing" about confrontations between anti-government protesters and government security forces in Syria's southern city of Daraa.

 1756

 

 1111

449.

Dalai Lama Cancels UCLA Visit
The Associated Press reported Sunday, and KCRW-89.9 FM reported today, that due to illness, the Dalai Lama was canceling his scheduled May 2 visit to UCLA, where he planned to deliver a lecture and participate in a symposium.

 1748

 

 1159

450.

Transfer of Power in Egypt
James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Thursday on KABC-Channel 7 about the political unrest in Egypt. He is quoted today in a CNN online article about Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's speech Thursday night.

 1744

 

 1163

451.

Worse Tensions Are Between U.S. Whites
An op-ed in today's Los Angeles Times about the increasing divide between white "traditionalists" and white "progressives" in the U.S. highlighted research and a new book by Russell Jacoby, UCLA professor-in-residence of history, that argue that the world's most severe and violent conflicts arise within nations rather than between nations. Jacoby is quoted.

 1731

 

 1128

452.

Bin Laden Killed in U.S. Strike
UCLA faculty members interviewed about the assassination of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan on Sunday: Steven Spiegel, director of UCLA’s Center for Middle East Development, was featured Sunday on KTLA-Channel 5 and is quoted today in a CNN blog article; James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was featured Sunday on KTTV-Channel 11 and today on KTLA-Channel 5; and Amy Zegart, associate professor of public policy at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, was featured Sunday on KTLA-Channel 5.

 1727

 

 1108

453.

Global Shift to the North
Sunday's Foreign Policy featured a web video in which UCLA professor of geography Laurence C. Smith discussed his book “The New North: The World in 2050,” which argues that climate change and other global pressures will make Canada, Scandinavia, Russia and the northern United States formidable economic powers and migration magnets in the coming decades.

 1727

 

 1110

454.

Location of Bin Laden's Hideout
A 2009 study led by UCLA associate professor of geography Thomas Gillespie and UCLA professor of geography John Agnew that utilized satellite imagery and geographic analysis in an effort to determine where Osama bin Laden was hiding was highlighted Saturday by CNN.

 1724

 

 1155

455.

‘Korean language scientifically superior’
Korean language and culture have become popular subjects of interest for post-graduate students.

 1713

 

 661

456.

Distinguishing Scandalous From Criminal
The Washington Post featured an op-ed by Juliet Williams, UCLA associate professor of women’s studies, criticizing the way in which the media has referred to both former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s adulterous affair and former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's alleged sexual assault as "sex scandals."

 1706

 

 1086

457.

Searching for a Solution in Egypt
James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Monday on Bloomberg Television's "Midday Surveillance" about the political unrest in Egypt and efforts to negotiate a solution.

 1704

 

 1077

458.

Mapping Egypt's Tweets
The website of KNBC-Channel 4 reported Saturday, and Directions Magazine reported Thursday, on “HyperCities Egypt,” a new UCLA web project that streams and the archives Twitter updates from protesters in Cairo, logging their location on a digital map of Egypt's capital. Yoh Kawano, a member of the UCLA Center for Digital Humanities, was quoted in the KNBC article.

 1702

 

 1096

459.

Distinguishing Scandalous From Criminal
National Public Radio's "Talk of the Nation" on Monday referenced a Washington Post op-ed by Juliet Williams, UCLA associate professor of women's studies, criticizing the way in which the media has referred to both former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s adulterous affair and former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's alleged sexual assault as "sex scandals."

 1702

 

 1088

460.

Bin Laden Killed in U.S. Strike
Steven Spiegel, professor of political science and director of UCLA’s Center for Middle East Development, was interviewed Monday on KTTV-Channel 11, and James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Sunday on KCOP-Channel 13 about the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

 1699

 

 1101

461.

Unrest Continues in Egypt
Steven Spiegel, professor of political science and director of the UCLA Center for Middle East Development, was interviewed Wednesday on KNX-1070 AM about the political unrest in Egypt. Leonard Binder, UCLA professor of political science, was interviewed on the subject Wednesday by Canada’s CFAX-1070 AM.

 1688

 

 1116

462.

How China's Green Tech Helps U.S.
Today's New York Times features a blog op-ed by Matthew Kahn, a professor at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability with joint appointments in the departments of economics and public policy, on how the United States can benefit from China’s investments and advances in green technology.

 1645

 

 1062

463.

Hidden Victims of Wartime
The New York Times features an op-ed by Lara Stemple, director of the UCLA School of Law's graduate studies program and Health and Human Rights Law Project, about the sexual abuse and rape of men and boys during wartime.

 1634

 

 1081

464.

Fowler Exhibition Features Nigerian Art
The Los Angeles Times reported Sunday on “Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley,” an exhibition opening Feb. 13 at the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Fowler director Marla C. Berns was quoted.

 1620

 

 1045

465.

Profs Talk About Revolution in Egypt
Khaled Abou el Fadl, UCLA professor of law, was interviewed Friday on KPCC-89.3 FM's “AirTalk”; Steven Spiegel, professor of political science and director of UCLA’s Center for Middle East Development, was interviewed Saturday on KABC-Channel 7; and James Gelvin, UCLA professor of history, was interviewed Friday and Sunday on KTTV-Channel 11 about the shift of power in Egypt.

 1599

 

 1061

466.

Joyce Appleby
Appleby, UCLA professor emerita of history, was quoted Wednesday in an Inside Higher Ed article about a new initiative to get academic historians to teach about and campaign against modern-day slavery and human trafficking.

 1598

 

 1082

467.

Mark Kleiman
Kleiman, professor of public policy at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, was quoted Sunday in a San Francisco Chronicle article about California medical marijuana dispensaries and the Mexican drug trade.

 1588

 

 1057

468.

Is Globalization Good for Forests?
The December 2010 issue of Conservation Magazine highlights the research of Susanna Hecht, professor of urban planning at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, and Sassan Saatchi, adjunct professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, which suggests that economic globalization may actually be aiding reforestation and the environment in many areas. Hecht is quoted.

 1567

 

 1086

469.

UCLA Scholars Discover Earliest-Known Winery
CNN reports today, and the Financial Mirror, United Press International, Science 2.0, Deutsche Welle, Gizmodo, Newser, Red Orbit, NBC's "Today" show, KNX-1070 AM and Nano Patents and Innovations reported Tuesday, that scholars from UCLA's Cotsen Institute of Archaeology and colleagues excavating a cave complex in southern Armenia have unearthed a 6,100-year-old wine-making facility. Excavation leaders Hans Barnard and Gregory Areshian were referenced in the coverage.

 1543

 

 1072

470.

Kara Cooney
Cooney, assistant professor of Egyptian art and architecture in the UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, was quoted Sunday in a CNN online article about efforts to restore artifacts damaged by looters at Cairo's Egyptian Museum and elsewhere.

 1541

 

 1043

471.

'New North' to Benefit From Global Warming
The Economist reported Thursday on "The World in 2050," a new book by UCLA professor of geography Laurence Smith that argues that climate change and other global pressures will make Canada, Scandinavia, Russia and the northern United States formidable economic powers and migration magnets in the coming decades.

 1538

 

 1012

472.

International Organ Donors Hit Roadblocks
An article in Thursday’s New York Times about potential organ donors being denied visas to enter the U.S. highlights the experiences of Dr. Gabriel Danovitch, professor of nephrology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and medical director of UCLA's kidney and pancreas transplantation program, and one of his transplant patients at UCLA.

 1536

 

 1026

473.

Prof Speaks About Dead Sea Scrolls
Robert Cargill, adjunct assistant professor of Near Eastern languages and cultures and instructional technology coordinator for UCLA's Center for Digital Humanities, was interviewed Friday on Fresno's KMJ-580 AM about ancient Hebrew texts and his research on the Dead Sea Scrolls.

 1536

 

 1031

474.

UCLA Students Evacuated From Egypt
An article in today's Los Angeles Times about the evacuation of American college students studying in Egypt highlighted the experiences of UC study-abroad students and a team of students and researchers affiliated with UCLA’s Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. Gary Rhodes, director of the Center for Global Education at UCLA's Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, is quoted.

 1535

 

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475.

Student Tweets Egyptians' Reports
A column in Monday's PC World on the Internet and wireless communication referenced the efforts of John Scott-Railton, a doctoral student in urban planning at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, who, following Egypt's shutdown of cell phone and Internet access, recorded audio reports on the recent unrest from Egyptians using landlines and posted their updates on Twitter.

 1519

 

 1038

476.

UCLA Celebrates 50 Years of the Peace Corps
KPCC-89.3 FM reported Wednesday on UCLA's celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, a series of events that began Wednesday evening with a panel discussion featuring MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews and Peace Corps director Aaron S. Williams and runs through Saturday, March 5. CNN.com posted a video Wednesday highlighting the Peace Corps experiences of three individuals, including Robert Spich, senior lecturer at UCLA Anderson School, and Adrianna Publico, UCLA MBA student.

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 989

477.

UCLA Scholars Discover Earliest-Known Winery
The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, AP, Reuters, Agence-France Presse, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Time, BBC News, Britain's Telegraph, AOL News, Gawker, and Neatorama report today, and National Geographic reported Monday, that scholars from UCLA's Cotsen Institute of Archaeology and colleagues excavating a cave complex in southern Armenia have unearthed a 6,100-year-old wine-making facility, complete with a fermentation vat, a press, jars, vessels, and grape remnants.

 1457

 

 1056

478.

Looting Threatens Ancient Egyptian Artifacts
An LA Weekly blog on Monday featured an interview with Willemina (Willeke) Wendrich, professor of Egyptian archaeology in the UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, about the looting of ancient Egyptian artifacts at Cairo's Egyptian Museum and elsewhere. Wendrich was also quoted Monday in a National Geographic article on the subject.

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 1047

479.

UCLA Celebrates 50 Years of the Peace Corps
The Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Daily Breeze report today on UCLA's celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps, a series of events that begins tonight with a panel discussion featuring MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews and Peace Corps director Aaron S. Williams and runs through Saturday, March 5. UCLA Chancellor Gene Block is quoted in the Daily Breeze.

 1384

 

 992

480.

Betrayal, Morality, and Transnationalism: Identity Construction Processes of the 'South Lebanese Army' (SLA) in Israel since May 2000
A lecture by Orit Gazit, Visiting Scholar, UCLA Anthropology Department

 1384

 

 498

481.

Mideast Instability and Alternative Fuel
A column in The Los Angeles Times on how Middle East unrest highlights the need for the U.S. to develop clean fuel sources and reduce its dependence on foreign oil cites research on clean fusion energy by UCLA graduate student David Auerbach and quotes Glen MacDonald, director of the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, on the subject of Mideast politics and alternative power sources.

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482.

Treasures of the UCLA Library: Near Eastern Manuscripts
While in graduate school at UCLA and working in the Center for Primary Research and Training, Ali Anooshahr brought paleographic training and language proficiency in Persian, Arabic, and Ottoman Turkish to the task of describing and processing the UCLA Library's collection of Near Eastern Manuscripts. He is currently Assistant Professor of History at UC Davis.

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 492

483.

Thu-Huong Nguyen-vo
Nguyen-vo, UCLA associate professor of Asian languages and cultures, is quoted today in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about the cultural gap between Vietnamese immigrants and their American-raised children.

 1249

 

 762

484.

'New North' to Benefit From Global Warming
The London Evening Standard features a review of “The New North: The World in 2050," a book by UCLA professor of geography Laurence Smith that argues that climate change and other global pressures will make Canada, Scandinavia, Russia and the northern United States formidable economic powers and migration magnets in the coming decades.

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485.

Men Who Tiptoe Into Their Marital Bedrooms: A Meditation on the Reality of the Novelist in a Time of Revolution
A lecture by Hisham Matar, Barnard College

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 474

486.

Unrest Continues in Egypt
Leonard Binder, UCLA professor of political science, was interviewed Friday on KABC-Channel 7 and KTTV-Channel 11 about the growing political unrest in Egypt.

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 859

487.

Oil and Democracy in the Middle East
A blog column in Monday's New York Times exploring how oil revenues affect North African and Middle Eastern nations' political systems cited research by UCLA professor of political science Michael Ross suggesting that democratic transitions are more likely in oil-poor states than oil-rich ones.

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488.

Leonard Binder
Binder, UCLA professor of political science, was quoted Monday in a Whittier Daily News article on how the killing of Osama bin Laden might affect President Obama’s reelection chances in 2012.

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 772

489.

Tunisia's Revolt Influenced Region
Britain's Guardian on Friday featured an op-ed by Nouri Gana, UCLA assistant professor of comparative literature and Near Eastern languages and cultures, about the recent overthrow of Tunisia's government and the ripple effect it has had on other countries in North Africa and the Middle East.

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490.

Student's Tweets Bring Egyptians' Reports to the World
Time reports, and KNBC-Channel 4, KTTV-Channel 11 and Public Radio International's "The World" reported Monday, that in the wake of the Egyptian government's shutdown of Internet and cell-phone access, John Scott-Railton, a doctoral student in urban planning at the UCLA School of Public Affairs, has been recording audio reports from Egyptians using landlines and posting their updates on Twitter. His links and audio clips have received nearly 300,000 hits.

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 829

491.

Location of Bin Laden's Hideout
Science Insider and LA Weekly and Foreign Policy blogs reported Monday, and Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Los Angeles Times blogs report today, on a 2009 study led by UCLA associate professor of geography Thomas Gillespie and UCLA professor of geography John Agnew that utilized satellite imagery and geographic analysis in an effort to determine where Osama bin Laden was hiding. Gillespie was quoted in the coverage.

 997

 

 778

492.

Trash Gives Clues to India’s Past
Monica Smith, UCLA associate professor of anthropology, was interviewed Saturday on National Geographic Radio about her research on the daily life of people in ancient India.

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