The scholar, whose new works explore the history of the Holocaust in North Africa, will speak on campus Jan. 31.
Members of the campus community can examine the events in Iran and the world reaction with leading scholars from the U.S. and Europe.
The collaboration between the Islamic studies program and UCLA Library continues to enrich the field and the world.
UCLA psychologist Martie Haselton and Jaimie Arona Krems, from Oklahoma State University, explain how evolutionary social science influences the debate.
“Secret Chord Concerts” will feature musicians representing a broad range of styles, heritages and histories.
Michael Beckerman will deliver the inaugural Lowell Milken Lecture in Jewish Music on May 3. The event is free and open to the public.
UCLA brought together an international panel of experts to discuss the often-overlooked religious dimensions of the conflict.
The professor examines the cultural and theological backgrounds of traditional thinking.
“It’s crucial to reach people however you can ... to tell these stories of our shared humanity,” says the newly appointed Maurice Amado Professor of Sephardic Studies.
The words of Nigerian religious leaders can have a positive impact on reintegration and reconciliation, a study by UCLA researchers and colleagues shows.
UCLA has received a grant of $1.38 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support a new endeavor called “Engaging Lived Religion in the 21st Century Museum.”
Supported by a grant from the NEH, curators will draw from multiple collections that help tell the story of Mexican-American lives from 1940 through the present day.
Peers and former students celebrated UCLA’s Gregory Schopen, who ‘has transformed our understanding of Buddhism more than any other scholar.’
Arcadia Fund grant will help open access to rare manuscripts from St. Catherine’s Monastery.
Be prepared to have everything you know about Satan turned upside down — by the Bible.
UCLA professor says in new book, “Satan in the Bible, God’s Minister of Justice,” that Satan was not originally presented as the implacable enemy of God.
UCLA Library scholars worked with partners at St. Catherine’s Monastery and the Early Manuscripts Electronic Library on the five-year Sinai Palimpsests Project.
Program opens Sept. 5 with the world premiere of “David’s Quilt,” featuring 15 L.A.-based composers including one UCLA faculty member and three graduate students.
“How to Make the Universe Right” presents a stunning installation of painted religious scrolls, ceremonial clothing, and ritual objects of the Yao, Tày, Sán Dìu, Sán Chay among others.
Carol Bakhos is a professor of late antique Judaism and Jewish studies in UCLA’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. Born and bred in Brooklyn, New York, Bakhos says people are often surprised when she says she is not Jewish.
The Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World will be the first center in the Western Hemisphere that aims to advance the knowledge of ancient Iranian languages, history and religions.
Law professor Aslı Bâli explains how a previous effort following 9/11 called National Security Entry-Exit Registration System failed to achieve its goals.
The UCLA Sephardic Archive has acquired one of the most significant collections ever assembled chronicling Los Angeles Sephardic Jewish history.
Sociologist Jeffrey Guhin says that in teaching concepts like morality, religious and secular thinking are more alike than they seem.
Professor Khaled Abou El Fadl on how Sufi music — and especially the Sabri Brothers — have been bridging the divide between Islam and the West.