The impact of Edward Said’s work on the fields of literature, law, politics and history was considered by a recent conference of the Center for Near Eastern Studies.
The following is a link to an article in "History News Network" by Professor James L. Gelvin (History).
Susan Slyomovics, professor of anthropology and Near Eastern languages and cultures, is the recipient of a EURIAS fellowship to the Collegium de Lyon, France, for the academic year 2013-14
Ceren Abi, a PhD student in the Department of History at University of California, Los Angeles, interviews Professor Gabriel Piterberg (UCLA History) for "Tarih: Graduate History Journal"
Khaled M. Abou El Fadl is the Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Distinguished Professor in Islamic Law at the UCLA School of Law and the author of "The Great Theft: Wrestling Islam From the Extremists." This op-ed was originally published July 7 in The New York Times.
Professor Nayereh Tohidi, visting scholar at the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, asks whether president-elect Hassan Rowhani will reset Iran's political course in a hopeful direction.
The following is the text of an interview conducted by the Hong Kong daily Ming Pao (明報) with Professor James L. Gelvin (History) in late June 2013.
A younger generation of scholars recently paid tribute to UCLA Professor Emeritus Ismail K. Poonawala at a symposium (“Reflections on Ismaili Studies: Standing on Poonawala’s Shoulders”) organized by the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies on May 23, 2013, by presenting new research in a tradition made immeasurably richer by his life’s work as a scholar of Ismaili Shiism.