Upcoming Events

Abraham F. Lowenthal, USC, on his new book "Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders"
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
12:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383

A panel discussion about the tensions between Turkey and Russia in light of the Syria crisis
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
12:00 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1347

Gripping chronicle of the work and impact of legendary US diplomat Richard Holbrooke through 50 years of US foreign policy
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
7:00 PM
UCLA James Bridges Theater

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A 360-degree view of the terrorist attacks in Paris

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A panel of UCLA faculty discussed the historical background of the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris and the implications of the policies being adopted by France — and the West in general — in its wake.

French state complicit in “racialization” of the Roma

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Sociologist Éric Fassin argued that the egregious treatment of Roma people from Romania and Bulgaria in France has re-introduced the category of "race" into French politics. He accused local authorities of creating the very conditions that make Roma communities unlivable both for the Roma and inhabitants of surrounding areas.

Greek debt crisis reveals more than it resolves

Friday, November 20, 2015

A panel of experts concurred that Greece must reduce corruption, regulation, and inefficiency to in order to open up its market to entrepreneurial forces and achieve economic growth.

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