The International Institute and its affiliated centers and programs promote multidisciplinary research and provide platforms, such as conferences and publications, for the dissemination of research findings.
Surgeons and anthropologists collaborate to deliver health care in Central America
"At the Crossroads" symposium focuses on how to deliver culturally sensitive surgical services to indigenous communities.
Enlightenment is now 5 pounds heavier
Two distinguished professors of Buddhist Studies — Robert Buswell Jr. (UCLA) and Donald S. Lopez Jr. (University of Michigan) — have produced a massive dictionary of Buddhist terms from all Buddhist lineages.
How media — and work — impacts peoples’ perceptions of themselves and their countries
Increasingly, says UCLA Associate Professor Purnima Mankekar, the circular media flow between Asia and the rest of the world is a two-way street that affects both consumers and producers.
Building a strong community for Southeast Asian studies at UCLA
UCLA historian George Dutton aims to create a more cohesive community of faculty and students who study Southeast Asia.
Giant of Ismaili studies honored by younger generation
A younger generation of scholars recently paid tribute to UCLA Professor Emeritus Ismail K. Poonawala at a symposium organized by the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies on May 23, 2013.
Two UCLA professors win competitive grant for research on human rights archives
Historian Geoffrey Robinson and archivist Michelle Caswell will use a at $40,000 grant from the UC Pacific Research Program to explore the complex set of issues involved in the creation, housing, ownership, and use of archives on human rights abuses and crimes against humanity
Graduate student "localizes" Shanghailander exhibit at UCLA Hillel
Julie Kalmar, a UCLA graduate student in Information Studies at UCLA, seized the opportunity to add a local dimension to the “Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (1933-1941)" exhibit at the UCLA Hillel.
Faucett Fellowship students present diverse research on Latin America
UCLA graduate students presented a diverse array of research to donor representative Russell Faucett at an annual luncheon hosted by the Latin American Institute on May 16, 2013.
IDP students celebrate academic year-end with research presentations
Two weeks prior to commencement, IDP students came together to share presentations on research and international volunteer work.
UCLA graduate student receives multiple awards for research project in Indonesia
UCLA Geography doctoral student Jenny Elaine Goldstein will conduct fieldwork in a degraded tropical peat forest in Indonesian Borneo, site of an infamous environmental disaster.
Rock Bands, Rock Brands of India
On her International Institute dissertation fieldwork grant, ethnomusicology graduate student Chloe Coventry traveled to Bangalore, in the south Indian state of Karnataka, to study the city's local rock music.
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