Interested in learning about the Gupta Empire, which controlled much of northern India from 280–550 A.D., and its influence on South and Southeast Asia? On Monday, June 17, the UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies will host a lecture on the empire and its role in the expansion of global trade, diffusion of world religions, architecture and technological innovations from 10:30 a.m. to noon in 10383 Bunche Hall.

This free event is open to all and will be led by Arnold Kaminsky, professor emeritus of South Asian history at Cal State Long Beach. For more information, visit the center’s website.