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The hosting of Central Eurasian themed events is an important component of the IAUNRC's educational outreach efforts. Coverage of events held in the past can be seen at our website's Past Events Highlights page and also in our collection of biannual newsletters. For the latest Center-related news, please see our What's New page.

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9:00 am
IMU State Room East
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What's New at the IAUNRC

The Indiana University Summer Language Workshop continues to accept applications for intensive study of Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian (BCS), Chinese, Estonian, Haitian Creole, Hungarian, Japanese, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Pashto (online), Persian, Russian, Turkish, and Ukrainian.

 

The proficiency-based Workshop curriculum features 20-25 contact hours weekly and a rich co-curricular program, including language tables, films, clubs, cooking demonstrations, and lectures with area studies specialists.

 

Graduate Assistantship Position at Center for the Study of Global Change

The Center for the Study of Global Change (Global Center) at Indiana University is recruiting one

(1) Graduate Assistant (GA) for the 20172018 academic year. This GA position includes general

program assistance, as well as more focused assistance with the Global Center’s initiatives in

broader internationalization, including preparation throughout the year for the Center’s annual

Complete a year of language study from anywhere in the world in just eight weeks!

The 24th Annual ACES Conference

by Jaime Bue

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Past Events Highlights

By Shahlo Seidmedova

On Friday, November 11, the film “Bringing Tibet Home” was screened at Woodburn Hall in IMU followed by a Q&A session with the director, Tenzin Tsetan Choklay. Choklay is a New York based Tibetan filmmaker who won the “Emerging Director Award” at the 2014 Asian American International Film Festival in New York City.

By Jessica Storey-Nagy

In early November, Professor Péter Krekóand I were invited to talk to students and faculty at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina about the importance of international and area studies and to share our research on Hungarian nationalism.

The Department of Central Eurasian Studies lost two long-time department members this past summer. Professor Emeritus Mihály Szegedy-Maszák and Professor Emeritus Yuri Bregel both made numerous and invaluable contributions to the university over the past two decades, and both were renowned world wide in their respective fields.  “The contributions of Professors Bregel and Szegedy-Maszák , as both teachers and scholars in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies, were simply outstanding and will remain firmly fixed in our memory,” said Dr.

Assalom Uzbek classes at IU Bridges Language Program

Shahloh Seidmedova

Learning the Art of Uyghur Dolan Meshrep

By Rebecca Martin

 

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