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    The Gustav E. von Grunebaum Center for Near Eastern Studies at UCLA encourages, coordinates and integrates instruction and research in the humanities and the social sciences, business, law, medicine and the media, and in all...
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    The purpose of the Center for Brazilian studies at UCLA is to encourage cooperative research and academic initiatives between UCLA and Brazil. Our mission is to promote greater understanding and involvement with Brazil including academia,...
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    Established in 2001, the Canadian Studies Program at UCLA fosters a better understanding of Canadian society and its relationship with the United States. Through its teaching, research, and public lecture series, the Program facilitates awareness...
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    The Asia Pacific Center was founded in 2000 as a consortium of UCLA's principal Asian-focused research centers and programs. The Asia Institute promotes Asian Studies at UCLA and fosters greater understanding of Asia through a...
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    Welcome to the UCLA Center for Korean Studies. The Center was established in 1993 to coordinate development of UCLA's burgeoning programs in this field of research. Despite its short history, the Center now presides over...
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