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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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Have you designed a multidisciplinary course that doesn't quite fit into your department's curriculum?

Collins Living-­‐Learning Center invites advanced graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences with teaching experience to submit course proposals each semester for the following year. Collins courses carry university credit and most are open to all IU undergraduates.

The Central Eurasian Studies Summer Institute (CESSI) is currently accepting applications for intensive study of Kazakh, Tajik, Uyghur, and Uzbek. CESSI 2017 will take place at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, June 19 - August 11, 2017. Information and application materials are available here: creeca.wisc.edu/cessi
Funding Opportunities:

Deadline to apply: March 14, 2017

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to deepen research knowledge of languages and cultures not generally included in U.S. curricula. More broadly, Fulbright-Hays programs aim to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries through educational and cultural exchange.

The deadline to submit application materials for both the Kennan Institute Title VIII Research Scholarships and the Kennan Institute Title VIII Summer Research Scholarships has been extended from January 15 to January 31, 2017. Questions and application materials can be sent to kennan@wilsoncenter.org. For information about Kennan Institute Fellowships, please visit: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/kennan-institute-fellowships-and-internships

Through OPIT's six-week, English-language internships, students gain the substantive overseas professional experience and intercultural communication skills demanded by today’s global market. Participants can choose a placement in a variety of fields, including business, democracy building, human rights, education, science, technology, gender issues, journalism, public health, environmental protection, and social services in 16 countries in Southeast Europe, Eurasia, and the Baltics.

Landscape Studies is multidisciplinary, and has far-reaching academic connections and a diverse array of approaches that give the field its strength. The goal of the Landscape, Space and Place (LSP) Conference is to bring together scholars across various disciplinary backgrounds and from different stages of their careers to exchange ideas and consider novel intellectual perspectives. We also hope to encourage a more integrative framework upon which to build the future of the field.

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Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Spotlight
Gerelmaa Altangerel
Gerelmaa

Today the IAUNRC sat down to speak with Gerelmaa Altangerel, the 2015-2016 FLTA from Mongolia. Gerelmaa will assist Professor Tserenchunt with beginning, intermediate, and advanced Mongolian language classes for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. These classes are offered through the Department of Central Eurasian Studies. For more information please contact ceus@indiana.edu

 

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