Iran’s Economy: Challenges and Opportunities
A Public Lecture by Hashem Pesaran, USC & University of Cambridge. Part of the UCLA CNES and Program of Iranian Studies Bilingual Lecture Series.
Manuscripts as the Base of Islamic And Near Eastern Studies
A look at the manuscript M191 in UCLA library with visiting scholar Ali Tabatabai Yazdi, M.T. Institute for Islamic studies, Qom, Iran
The Problem of Mediterranean Cosmopolitanism
A panel inspired by Wu Ming's novel Altai
Funding a Good Cause: Grants, Scholarships, and the Promotion of Armenian Culture in the 21st Century
The Five-Year Programming Plan of the Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Sponsored by The Richard Hovannisian Endowed Chair in Modern Armenian History, The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
World, the Text and the Wonderful Life: The Pioneering Spirit of Early Persian Poetry
A lecture by Dr. Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak, University of Maryland. Part of the UCLA CNES and Program of Iranian Studies Bilingual Lecture Series.
Imagining a Center for Istanbul/Imagining Istanbul from the Center: Taksim Square and Gezi Park
A lecture by Orhan Esen, Architecture and Urban Planning, Istanbul Bilgi University.
Honor and Rights: the Politics of Love in Iran
A lecture by Dr. Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Legal Anthropologist, SOAS, London. Part of the UCLA CNES and Program of Iranian Studies Bilingual Lecture Series.
Democracy and the Idea of Nonviolence in Contemporary Iranian Politics
A lecture discussing two new books by Ramin Jahanbegloo: The Gandhian Moment (Harvard University Press, 2013); and Democracy in Iran (Palgrave, 2013). Part of the Bilingual Lecture Series.
Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty
A lecture by Mustafa Akyol, author of Islam Without Extremes
Our Harsh Logic: Israeli Soldiers' Testimonies from the Occupied Territories
Book talk by co-founder and co-director of Breaking the Silence, Yehuda Shaul
Returning to Orientalism
A lecture by Saree Makdisi, English & Comparative Literature, UCLA
Problems for the Future: Jonathan Swift, Edward Said, and the Profession of Literature
A lecture by Helen Deutsch, English, UCLA
The Failed Peace Process: Edward Said’s Prophetic Legacy of Understanding
A lecture by Richard Falk, International Law Emeritus, Princeton University,
and Orfalea Center of Global Studies, UCSB
Edward Said’s Legacy in Theory and Practice: Scenes from America’s Terrorism Prosecutions
A lecture by Wadie Said, Law, University of South Carolina
Edward Said and the Late Style of Bandung Humanism
A lecture by Aamir Mufti, Comparative Literature, UCLA
The Epistemology of Edward Said
A lecture by Stathis Gourgouris, Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Southern Questions: Reflections on Said, Gramsci, and the Colonized
A lecture by Robin D. G. Kelley, History, UCLA
Theodor Herzl: A Gender Interpretation
A lecture by Gabriel Piterberg, History, UCLA
Narrativizing Egypt's Uprising
A lecture by James Gelvin, UCLA History. Part of the panel discussion "Reclaiming the Egyptian Revolution" on November 07, 2013.
The Universal Aspirations of Egypt's Revolution: Personal Reflections
A lecture by Ahmed Maher, Founder and Chief Coordinator of the April 6 Youth Movement. Part of the panel discussion "Reclaiming the Egyptian Revolution" on November 07, 2013.
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