UCLA scholars and students discuss their work
Two distinguished professors of Buddhist Studies — Robert Buswell Jr. (UCLA) and Donald S. Lopez Jr. (University of Michigan) — have produced a massive dictionary of Buddhist terms from all Buddhist lineages.
Increasingly, says UCLA Associate Professor Purnima Mankekar, the circular media flow between Asia and the rest of the world is a two-way street that affects both consumers and producers.
UCLA historian George Dutton aims to create a more cohesive community of faculty and students who study Southeast Asia.
A younger generation of scholars recently paid tribute to UCLA Professor Emeritus Ismail K. Poonawala at a symposium organized by the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies on May 23, 2013.
Historian Geoffrey Robinson and archivist Michelle Caswell will use a at $40,000 grant from the UC Pacific Research Program to explore the complex set of issues involved in the creation, housing, ownership, and use of archives on human rights abuses and crimes against humanity