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

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VIDEO: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Award Ceremony

Ceremony honoring Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, who received the UCLA Israel Studies Award on Feb. 18, 2020. Award was in recognition of Rivlin's leadership promoting tolerance, equality and civility. Videographer: Oliver Chien/UCLA

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VIDEO AND PODCAST: The 2019-20 Arnold C. Harberger Lecture on Economic Development with Emmanuel Saez

This year's lecture featured Emmanuel Saez, Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley and economic adviser to Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.

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VIDEO: Isaac Herzog, Chairman, The Jewish Agency for Israel | Distinguished Lecture in Israel Studies

Inaugural Harry C. Sigman Distinguished Lecture in Israel Studies, February 5, 2020, UCLA Korn Convocation Hall, Los Angeles, CA speaks at UCLA on "Israel and the American Jewish Community: The State of the Relationship." Followed by conversation with UCLA Prof. Dov Waxman, Director of the UCLA Younes & Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies. Inaugural Harry C. Sigman Distinguished Lecture in Israel Studies. Event date: February 5, 2020.

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VIDEO: Author David Rosenberg talks about Israel's tech economy

Q&A with David Rosenberg, author of Israel's Technology Economy: Origins and Impact (Palgrave Mcmillan, “Middle East in Focus” series, 2018).

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UCLA International Institute commencement address 2019

Former U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Noah Mamet (UCLA 1992) delivers commencement address to the UCLA International Institute's Class of 2019.

VIDEO: The Globotics Upheaval: Globalization, Robotics and the Future of Work

Richard Baldwin, one of the world's leading thinkers on globalization, argues that “globots” will build a better future, but will create explosive social challenges along the way.

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VIDEO AND PODCAST: The 2018-19 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture with Bob Woodward

Award-winning author and Associate Editor of the Washington Post Bob Woodward delivered the 2018/19 Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced Bob Woodward.

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VIDEO: Emerging Immigration Scholars Conference: A Conversation on Refugee Flows and Human Rights

Panelists: Karida Brown (Department of Sociology, UCLA); Anne Gilliland (Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA); Cecilia Menjívar (Department of Sociology, UCLA); Michael Rodriguez (School of Medicine, UCLA). Moderated by: Chiara Galli (Department of Sociology, UCLA); Estefanía Castaneda Perez (Department of Political Science, UCLA)

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VIDEO: Emerging Immigration Scholars Conference: Hiroshi Motomura, UCLA School of Law, “The New Migration Law: A Roadmap for an Uncertain Future”

Hiroshi Motomura, UCLA School of Law, “The New Migration Law: A Roadmap for an Uncertain Future” Commentators: Sameer Ashar, UCLA School of Law; Margaret Peters, UCLA Department of Political Science

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VIDEO: The Rise of Ethnic Nationalism

In his talk, Prof. of History and former Israeli Foreign Minister Shlomo Ben-Ami discussed the recent ethno-nationalist trends in Israel, Europe and around the globe, and the dangers this dynamic poses to world peace.

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VIDEO: Found in Translation? Foreign Songs and the Creation of Israeli Musical Culture

What accounts for this vast corpus of foreign songs in Israeli music and what impact have such renderings had on the development of Israeli culture? After surveying this significant, yet largely overlooked, phenomenon, Visiting Assistant Professor Daniel Stein Kokin presented on a series of test cases and argue that the extensive importation of foreign songs into Hebrew paradoxically played a key role in the creation of an autonomous Israeli musical culture.

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