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November 2016

International Education Fair

November 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bruin Walk,

International majors, research programs, study abroad, resources & more. Open to all UCLA students. For more information visit http://www.international.ucla.edu/educationweek/home  

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Emerging Megacities and Economies in Africa: Issues and Prospects

November 16, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
23167 Charles E. Young Research Library,

This coming Wednesday, Nov 16th, the African Studies Center Seminar Series will host Charisma Acey, Professor of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley (and UCLA alumna). Her talk, “New Urban Developments in African Cities: What Possibilities for Spatial Justice?” highlights emerging approaches to governance from recent fieldwork in Nigeria and asks whether the people most negatively impacted by recent development trends can assume greater voice in the production of urban space. For more information about the talk, visit: http://www.international.ucla.edu/africa/event/12136…

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Salon: Harnessing the Transformative Power of the Arts to Save Lives

November 17, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Public Affairs Rm 5391,

A GPA SALON FEATURING ELISABETH NAILS of UCLA ART & GLOBAL HEALTH CENTER Interested in learning about the intersection of arts and public health? Come and learn about the Center’s arts-based public health initiatives taking place in Los Angeles and across the globe, which includes: AMP! (Arts-based, Multiple-component, Peer-education sexual health program for teens) Through Positive Eyes, a participatory photography project to fight against HIV stigma Soap Operas for Social Change, currently developing a radionovela project for the Mixtec/Zapotec communities in…

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January 2017


January 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
PAB 2343,

Interested in learning about our new GPA faculty? We are excited to host Luskin's newest globally-focused faculty for a panel discussion led by GPA's Director, Dr. Storper, and Associate Director, Dr. Commins. Please join us to learn about the research projects of the following faculty and how their work fits into the larger picture of global public affairs. Dr. Darin Christensen, Assistant Professor of Public Policy Dr. Kian Goh, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning Dr. Leyla Karimli, Assistant Professor of…

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Re-Designing Global Health: Innovations and Sustainability

January 28 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
UCLA Covel Commons,

  Our friends at the Geffen School will be hosting the following conference in January: The Los Angeles Global Health Conference (LAGHC)  Saturday, January 28, 2017 ● 8:00 am – 6:00 pm ● UCLA Covel Commons LAGlobalHealth.org ● @LAGlobalHealth ● #LAGHC17 The Los Angeles Global Health Conference (LAGHC) is an annual global health conference hosted in Southern California. Organized by students from schools across southern California including UCLA, USC, and Claremont University, the LAGHC seeks to educate, connect, and engage members of the Los Angeles community in addressing the health disparities both in our backyards and around the world. Home…

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February 2017

Climate Change Talk with Duane Muller

February 2 @ 12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Public Affairs Bldg, 3rd Floor Commons & Patio,

After a 20-year government career serving at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of Energy, and for the U.S. Congress, Duane Muller returned to her home state of California in late in 2014. An experienced public policy professional, Duane has worked in over 20 countries and is a recognized climate change capacity building expert and a Contributing Author and Expert Reviewer for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report.   In recent years, she…

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SALON: Climate & Energy Policy

February 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Pub Affair 4320B,

Join faculty lead of GPA @Luskin's Global Environment & Resources cluster Dr. Susanna Hecht as she leads a discussion on current climate and energy policies, and what we can do about it now.

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SALON: The Backlash against Globalization: Is it 1914 again?

February 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Pub Affair 4320B,

Join GPA Director and Faculty Lead of the Global Processes and Institutions cluster, Professor Michael Storper, at the next GPA salon! The current period of globalization began in 1972. There is currently a strong reaction against it, and proposals to sharply limit trade and immigration. From 1870 to 1914, there was similar growth of globalization, but trade collapsed with a war and then with decisive immigration controls in the 1920s. What is the future of globalization this time? Who will…

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INFORMATION SESSION: D.C. Trip & IPP Summer Placements

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
PAB 3333,

Join us for an information session on the upcoming D.C. Spring Break Trip and IPP Summer Placements! LOCATION: PAB 3333 DATE: Thursday, Feb 23, 1-2pm RSVP: https://ippinfosession2017.eventbrite.com/

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GPA Movie Night: Linha de Passe

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
PAB 2343,

Join us for our first GPA Movie Night! We'll be screening Linha de Passe, a 2008 Brazilian film directed by Walter Salles and Daniela Thomas. Written by Salles, Thomas and Bráulio Mantovani, the film stars Vinícius de Oliveira and Sandra Corveloni, who won the Best Actress Award at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival for her role, which was her first in a full-length motion picture. The film tells the story of four poverty-stricken half brothers with the same mother, Cleuza (Sandra…

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