The program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, gives awardees the opportunity to study aspects of a society or societies.
The Office of Research & Creative Activities is honoring faculty for work that connects campus to local and global communities.
Gosette Lubondo’s pictures bear the traces of postcolonial neglect yet suggest a more hopeful future.
The event revolves around the four exhibitions on view, which feature art from Africa and Australia.
A study by UCLA biologists shows that the curious dental markings are the result of trapped big cats chewing through hunters’ snares.
Research brief: Six months after the shot, nearly 96% of study participants in North Kivu Province still had antibodies in their blood.
The awardees will conduct research in Japan, Ghana, Ethiopia, Morocco, Rwanda, Spain, France, Mexico and the Philippines.
Gifts from the couple are supporting research on the ecology of ebony, a community-driven replanting program and rainforest restoration.
The words of Nigerian religious leaders can have a positive impact on reintegration and reconciliation, a study by UCLA researchers and colleagues shows.
In its third year, the Modern Endangered Archives Program has also launched an open access website.
The report found “meaningful progress” over past decade, but noted that child labor violations and other abuses persist.
GPS data reveal how gender roles and ecology influence men’s and women’s movement through the landscape in which they live.
Berns led the Fowler, one of the world’s top museums focusing on the arts and cultures of Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the indigenous Americas, for nearly 20 years.
A new style of partnerships changes lives on the vast continent.
New study co-authored by a UCLA professor underscores the importance of public engagement and trust during health crises.
Sociologist Victor Agadjanian has worked as a Portuguese-Russian interpreter for Soviet medical missions in Africa and even underwent yearlong training as a witch doctor in Mozambique.
Advanced statistical techniques enabled UCLA researchers to look backward in time hundreds of thousands of years without fossil DNA.
The foundation of the collaboration has been to empower people in local communities to drive the solutions.
‘On Display in the Walled City’ runs until March 8, 2020 and features 38 objects from the British Empire Exhibition staged almost a century ago.
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs launches international outreach to identify strategies to empower women and children.
Harold Torrence, associate professor of linguistics in the UCLA College, became enamored of linguistics as an undergraduate at the University of Georgia.
Social scientists partner with Nollywood film industry to test a corruption-reporting campaign in Nigeria
The project, which used a feature film and a text messaging prompt, led a record number of Nigerian citizens to report acts of misconduct.
UCLA Extension’s Ochan Otim grew up in Uganda, which since its two-decade civil war has seen many people driven to drinking to alleviate their suffering.
“Inheritance: Recent Video Art from Africa,” features the work of three artists and opens Feb. 17 and will remain on view through July 28.
William Worger has made digital copies of ‘Mighty Man’ and ‘Tiger Ingwe,’ which the South African government used to indirectly support apartheid, available to the public.