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Lotus World Music & Arts Festival

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 12:00pm

30+ International Artists; 8 Venues; 4 Days; 1 Unforgettable Experience

The Lotus Festival, established in 1994, is a 5 day festival of global music and arts. The Lotus Festival typically hosts between 25 and 30 music ensembles and artists in downtown Bloomington. Downtown Bloomington will be transformed into a area hosting 6-8 venues with different musical and dance performances. 

More informaton regarding the festival and tickets can be found at

2016 Mongolian Lunar New Year

The celebration of Mongolian Lunar New Year (Tsagaan Sar) has become an annual event that features performances from the Mongolian community as well as Mongolian Studies’ students and associates. This year people in Bloomington celebrated Tsagaan Sar on February 6, 2016 from 5:00-8:00pm in the University Club at the IMU. Organized by Mongolian Language Instructor, Tserenchunt Legden, and Mongolian FLTA, Gerelmaa Altangerel, this year's celebration began with opening remarks by Dr. Christopher Atwood, Associate Professor in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies (CEUS).

Tsagaan Sar, The Mongolian New Year

Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

Willard Sunderland "Journeys with Baron Ungern: Empire and Bibliography in the Russian Revolution"

On October 15, 2015 Dr. Willard Sunderland gave a lecture entitled, "Journeys with Baron Ungern: Empire and Bibliography in the Russian Revolution," at Woodburn Hall, Indiana University in Bloomington. This was put on by the Horizons of Knowledge Lecture Fund and hosted by the History Department, REEI, and IAUNRC. Dr. Sunderland has a doctorate from IU and is Associate Professor of History at the University of Cincinnati.

China’s Ethnic Policy: Invariable Discourse and Variable Practice

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 4:00pm

"China’s ethnic politics have become increasingly salient during the past few years, with unrest especially noticeable in Xinjiang and Tibet. The state’s public policy towards ethnic minorities is one of the principal means to resolve or at least ease conflicts. However, what are the origins of China’s existing ethnicpolicies? What is the logic as well as the practical outcomes of those policies? In which direction might ethnic policy evolve in the future?"

Graduate Student Brown Bag: Jason Watson

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 12:00pm

Fanning the Flames of Discontent: Exploring Pretense and Dissimulation in Irony

Graduate Student Brown Bag: Kenny Linden

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 12:00pm

Mongolian Collectivization: Environmental History, Animals, and Questions for Future Research

Kenny Linden

Ph.D. student, Central Eurasian Studies

Steven Miller, "Nuclear Diplomacy: Colliding Narratives, Damaging Misconceptions, Controversial Outcome"

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 5:00pm

Part of The Iran Nuclear Agreement series.  Sponsored by CAGS and CSME.

FLAS Information Session

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 2:00pm

Sibelius (2003)

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 5:00pm


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