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New documentary on polygamy in Bali

September 29, 2014 — "Bitter Honey," a new documentary by UCLA anthropologist and filmmaker Robert Lemelson, tracks the physical, psychological and emotional toll of polygamy on Balinese women and families. Lemelson spent seven years winning the trust of three families for the film.

Donald Morisky receives Distinguished Career Award from American Public Health Association
The award is given for outstanding contribution to the practice and profession of health education, health promotion and/or health communications.

"Textiles of Timor" opens Sept. 7
July 30, 2014 — Fifty beautifully dyed and intricately patterned cloths from the island of Timor will be on display at the Fowler Museum from September 7, 2014 through January 4, 2015. Woven by women, the cotton garments frequently bear intricate patterns linked to specific families or clans. 

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Indonesian Consul General visits UCLA

Umar Hadi is optimistic about the challenges facing his country’s new government.

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Summer Advanced Indonesian Abroad Program 2015

For U.S. Students, Teachers, Educational Administrators, and Independent Scholars

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International Institute receives $6.3 million in federal funding

Four centers — the Latin American Institute, the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, the Asia Institute and the National Heritage Language Resource Center — received Title VI funding for area and language studies.

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