The UCLA International Institute and its 25 centers and programs run a busy public events program that spans lectures, symposia, panel discussions, book talks, conferences and artistic events. Our centers and programs continue to organize public events during the novel coronavirus pandemic via remote communications technologies. Podcasts and videos of past events going back several years can be found on these pages.

Videos

Videos from throughout the Institute and member centers. To date we have published over 226 videos.


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WEBINAR: Iran's Regional Operations and the Biden Administration

This discussion will shed light on Iran's regional operations and offer policy recommendations on how...


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Reimagining U.S. Strategy in the Middle East

Dalia Dassa Kaye and Jeff Martini of RAND re-envision U.S. policy in the Middle East....


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The Art of Leaving: A Conversation with Ayelet Tsabari

On April 29, acclaimed Israeli author Ayelet Tsabari discussed her memoir, "The Art of Leaving"...


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Wrestling with Redemption: A. B. Yehoshua's Retrospective Imagination

On April 22, an online lecture by Yael Halevi-Wise, author of the new book The...


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Black Lives Matter in Belgium: Reckoning with Legacies of Colonialism, Violence, and Contemporary Racism

Black Lives Matter: Global Perspectives Webinar Series | Debora Silverman, Stef Craps, Sibo Kanobana...


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A State At Any Cost: The Life and Legacy of David Ben-Gurion

On April 15, renowned Israeli historian and author Tom Segev discussed his biography of David...


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WEBINAR: Syrian Requiem: The Civil War and Its Aftermath

Authors Itamar Rabinovich and Carmit Valensi present highlights of their work, with commentary by leading...


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Israel's Four Recent Elections: Policy, Ideology and the State of Israeli Democracy

On April 7, Israeli political analyst Dahlia Scheindlin discussed the last four Israeli national elections...


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From Jerusalem! "Premier" Dance Performance and Insights with Artists

On April 6, a live dance performance from Jerusalem's c.a.t.a.m.o.n Dance Group explored the tensions...


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Analyzing the 2021 Israeli Election: Results and Prospects

On March 31, the UCLA Nazarian Center convened a panel of experts to discuss the...


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The Case of Jamal Khashoggi

The implications for freedom of speech, human rights, and U.S.-Saudi relations...


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Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920–1945

Colloquium with Christina Firpo, Professor of History, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo...


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Public Trust in Israel's Judiciary: The Effect of Political Polarization

On February 17, Professor Menachem Hofnung and Dr. Nir Atmor shared insights into why Israel's...


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Podcasts

The Institute and our affiliated centers and programs record selected lectures and make them available to the public. To date we have published 812 podcasts.


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