School of Global and International Studies

Central Eurasian Studies


2017 ACES Conference

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CEUS would like to congratulate one of our professors, Christopher Beckwith, for his promotion to Distinguised Professor.
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Passing of Elliot Sperling

CEUS Welcomes New Faculty Member: Marianne Kamp

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Now accepting abstracts for

The 24th Annual Central Eurasian Studies Conference

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We regret to announce the passing of Professor Emeritus Gusztáv Bayerle on October 12th, 2016.

Check out Professor Lászlo Borhi's
new book, Dealing with Dictators

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CEUS now has an Undergraduate Major

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Now accepting Admission Applications

Fall 2017 application deadline: December 1 (International applications) or January 1 (domestic applications)

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In Memoriam

Elliot Sperling

Gusztáv Bayerle

Mihály Szegedy-Maszák

Yuri Bregel

About the Department of Central Eurasian Studies

Central Eurasia, the home of some of the world's greatest art, epic literature, and empires, is the vast heartland of Europe and Asia extending from Central Europe to East Asia and from Siberia to the Himalayas. The Department of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University took its present name in 1993. It was founded as an Army Specialized Training Program for Central Eurasian languages in 1943, then formally organized as the Program in Uralic and Altaic Studies (from 1956 to 1965) and later the Department of Uralic and Altaic Studies (from 1965 to 1993). The Department has long been one of the world's leading centers of academic expertise on Central Eurasia as well as the sole independent degree-granting academic unit staffed with its own faculty of specialists.

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Department of Central Eurasian Studies
Global and International Studies Building 3024
East Building, 3rd Floor
355 North Jordan Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405-1105

Phone: (812) 855-2233
Fax: (812) 855-7500