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    International Institute fellowship fills crucial gap in dissertation research funding

    The UCLA International Institute recently awarded 25 fellowships to defray the travel costs associated with dissertation fieldwork. Fellowship recipients — all UCLA doctoral candidates — will travel to 25 countries on four continents to conduct research this summer and, in a few cases, this fall.

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    One travel fellowship recipient will conduct fieldwork in Luxor, Egypt, and another in the Pindus Mountains in Greece and Albania. Photos from left: Ramses II Temple in Luxor (Mohammed Moussa, 2013, via WikiCommons; cropped. CC BY-SA 3.0) and Pindus Mountains (Bogdan Giusca, 2006, via WikiCommons; cropped. CC-BY-SA-2.5).
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    Global Development Lab hosts annual project showcase

    At the annual UCLA Global Development Lab showcase, members gave detailed presentations on internships and the international and/or community projects they developed over the past year.

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Della Vida Conference explores Arabic language and identity in early Islamic period

The conference featured keynote addresses by the joint winners of the 2024 Giorgio Levi Della Vida Awards: historian Michael Cook and Islamic law professor and jurist Hossein Modarressi, both of Princeton University.

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The Promise of Cameroon

Two recently appointed co-directors of the UCLA Congo Basin Institute aim to map the rain forest system of the Congo River in partnership with African scientists, in keeping with the institute's long tradition of cultivating ongoing professional relationships with African researchers and their students.

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IDS seniors honored for their achievements

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International Institute Commencement 2024: Video & Photo Album

Listen to the speech of International Institute alumna Ann Wang (UCLA 2013, international development studies) and enjoy an album of photos of our graduating Class of 2024.

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Global studies student blazes through UCLA, heads for career in international law

Mischa Gureghian Hall finished his B.A. in three, jam-packed years and soon heads to Oxford University, where he will do a law degree.

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Jun 26, 2024. Steve Zipperstein, a global studies lecturer at the International Institute, was awarded a 2024 Hertie School of Governance Teaching Award after teaching his first course at the private graduate school in Berlin this spring. Zipperstein also teaches regularly... Read More
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Jun18, 2024. The Foundation of Political Theory Section of the American Political Science Association has awarded UCLA professor Tejas Parasher (political science & International Institute) the 2024 Best First Book Award for his monograph, “Radical Democracy in Modern Indian Political Thought”... Read More
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May 28 & 29, 2024. Director of the UCLA Center for Mexican Studies Gaspar Rivera-Salgado spoke to the LA Times about national elections in Mexico on June 2, and was interviewed by Spectrum News. "Por primera vez una mujer será la... Read More

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