Published: October 13, 2021

Dear faculty, staff, and friends, I am pleased to share exciting news regarding UCLA’s world-class hub for scholars working in periods from the 3rd to the 17th century CE across…

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Director’s Annual Letter, Fall 2021

Published: September 20, 2021

Over the past year and a half of the continuing biggest upheaval – racial, social, political, health – that we have known in our lifetimes, it was essential to continue…

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Afghan Assistance at UCLA

Published: September 1, 2021

CMRS faculty member Domenico Ingenito (Associate Professor of Persian Literature at UCLA and Director of the Program on Central Asia) has been assisting Afghan refugees flown to Italy to clear…

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Henry Ansgar Kelly Paper Prize

Published: May 19, 2021

The Medieval Association of the Pacific is pleased to announce the Henry Ansgar Kelly Paper Prize to be awarded to a scholar for a peer-reviewed article or chapter published in…

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Reflections on 2020 Podcasts

Published: May 10, 2021

Critical Mission Studies and Indigenous Community Interventions In this podcast, Dr. YVE CHAVEZ (Tongva/Gabrielino) of UC Santa Cruz and Dr. CHARLENE VILLASEÑOR BLACK of UCLA discuss the $1.03 million grant…

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An Introduction to Arabic Manuscripts

Published: April 15, 2021

CMRS is a co-sponsor with the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies of an upcoming free online workshop that runs August 23 – 27. Participants will learn the basics of…

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