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Syria: Toward a New Cold War?

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On Friday, October 21st, 2016, the Center on American and Global Security and the Center for the Study of the Middle East organized a panel entitled, “Syria: Toward a New Cold War?” The panel was composed of Lee Hamilton, Director of the Center on Congress, providing a US perspective; Dina Spechler, Associate Professor of Political Science, providing a Russian perspective; Feisal Istrabadi, Director of the Center for the Study of the Middle East, providing a regional perspective; and Sumit Ganguly, Director of the Center on American and Global Security, serving as moderator.

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In the shadow of the New Silk Road: Transnational linkages, local anxieties and the limitations of petty capital in a China-Pakistan border market

Date: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 3:15am
DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY COLLOQUIUM What: Geography’s Colloquium When: Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Talk starts promptly at 4:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided at 3:15 p.m. in Student Bldg. 018. Where: Student Bldg. 140 Title: “In the shadow of the New Silk Road: Transnational linkages, local anxieties and the limitations of petty capital in a China-Pakistan border market” Who: Dr. Hasan Karrar, Associate Professor of History, Lahore University of Management Sciences

The Acquisition of "Other" "Different" "Lesson Common" "Distant" Languages: A Critical Need

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On October 7, 2016, Dr. Silvina Montrul gave a lecture entitled "The Acquisition of "Other" "Different"  "Lesson Common"  "Distant" Languages: A Critical Need."  She presented at IU's Second Conference on Central Asian Languages and Linguistics (ConCALL-2). Professor Montrul received her PhD in Linguistics from the Department of Linguistics at McGill University.

First Meeting of the Iranian Studies Graduate Student Workshop

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:00pm

This initiative provides an interdisciplinary forum for all students working in the field of Iranian Studies to present papers, dissertation chapters or any other works in progress to faculty and fellow students. The workshop format will allow for students to engage in discussion and receive constructive feedback on their works in progress, while its interdisciplinary nature will offer a broad range of perspectives through which their writings may be understood and critiqued.

Mehregan Celebration at IUPUI

Date: 
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm

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Mehregan Celebration at IUPUI

SPPC and ISA will be hosting Mehregan "Celebration of Fall and Harvest"

Date: September 24, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: IUPUI Campus Center
420 University Blvd, CE 002,
Indianapolis IN 46202

Program:
3:15 Recital of Persian poem

3:30 Presentation:
Mehregan in Iranian Culture and Literature
Dr. Haidar Khezri, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Central Eurasian Studies
Indiana University, Bloomington

Mehregan Celebration at IUPUI

Date: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 3:01pm

جشن مهرگان در ایوپیوای
Mehregan Celebration at IUPUI

SPPC and ISA will be hosting Mehregan "Celebration of Fall and Harvest"

Date: September 24, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: IUPUI Campus Center
420 University Blvd, CE 002,
Indianapolis IN 46202

Program:
3:15 Recital of Persian poem

3:30 Presentation: Mehregan in Iranian Culture and Literature

Dr. Haidar Khezri, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Central Eurasian Studies
Indiana University, Bloomington

Kurdish Summer FLAS Fellowship Deadline

Date: 
Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 5:00pm

IAUNRC and Bennett College Collaboration

by Amita Vempati, IAUNRC Outreach Assistant

 

Last November, I, along with IAUNRC Assistant Director Katarzyna Rydel-Johnston and CEUS professor Dr. Paul Losensky, had the privilege of visiting Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina to be a part of their Global Studies Series. Bennett is one of two historically black colleges that enroll only women in America. As the IAUNRC began its collaborations with MSI’s (Minority-Serving Institutions), it seemed like a great place to kick-start faculty and, in this case, student visits.

 

The 2016 Navruz Celebration

This year the Bloomington community celebrated the Persian holiday of Navruz on Thursday, March 31st at Willkie Auditorium. Navruz falls on the vernal equinox and traditionally has been viewed as the coming of spring in Turkey, Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan, Xinjiang, and many communities around the world. Due to Indiana University’s unique Department of Central Eurasian Studies (CEUS), IU’s Navruz usually entails a wide range of poetry readings, songs, and dances.

Kurdish Summer FLAS Fellowship - Apply Today!

Date: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 5:00pm

IAUNRC now has a Kurdish Foreign Language & Area Study (FLAS) Fellowship available for study at IU's Summer Language Workshop. Apply immediately!

http://sgis.webhost.iu.edu/flas/

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