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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.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Jan 24
7:00 pm
Location TBD
Thu, Feb 9
12:00 pm
Dogwood Room, Indiana Memorial Union
Fri, Apr 21
8:00 am
Holiday Inn - Schaumburg Area 3405 Algonquin Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
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What's New at the IAUNRC

The Russian Studies Workshop (RSW) at Indiana University (IU) is offering $6500 to cover tuition/mandatory fees (approximately $3000), and living costs to eligible students who enroll in a 6-credit graduate Russian course in the IU Summer Language Workshop (SLW) during the Summer 2017 session.

Eligibility: Students who: 1) are entering a PhD program in a social science discipline at a US university in Fall 2017; and 2) intend to study Russian at any level in SLW from June 5 to July 28, 2017.

Deadline for submission for all materials: March 15, 2017

The conference will be held on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 from 8:30am - 5:00pm.

The Center for the Study of Global Change is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for the 2017 David E. Albright Memorial Scholarship. One $1000 award is available for an SGIS undergraduate student with a demonstrated record of international passion and commitment eligible to graduate in May/August 2018.

The Conversation Partners Program provides opportunities for students to meet one-on-one, once a week, in an informal setting . It can be a great way to share first languages, practice a new language, and make friends!

I would deeply appreciate if your department can help me promote this program. The deadline to sign up is this Friday, Jan 20th. And here is the link to sign up: https://ois.iu.edu/connect/get-involved/partners.html.

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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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