U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Robert O. Blake Jr. speaking at IU Bloomington on Thursday
The IAUNRC has relocated to Ballantine Hall, Room 542, 1020 East Kirkwood Avenue.
Please come to our new location to visit or to use our multimedia lending library.
Lending Library Hours
M-Tu 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
W 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Th-Fr 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you in our new location!
With the end of another academic year, the IAUNRC has taken a minute to reflect on the Spring 2012 semester and highlight many of the important Eurasian events, lectures, and outreach that the Center has been an integral part of through the year.
The Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center has significantly expanded the number of recorded lectures available for download on its website.
Over the past year, the IAUNRC has significantly improved and expanded the lesson plans available free on its website for use by K-12 educators.
The Hungarian Ambassador to the United States, György Szapáry, visited IU in early March for the commemoration of the 1848 Hungarian Revolution, during which time he also delivered a lecture on the economic crisis presently facing Europe.
As part of the 2011-2012 Volga-Kama Colloquy, Professor Paul Werth (UNLV) visited Indiana University's Bloomington campus this last January to give a talk entitled "Foreign Confessions in Foreign Contexts: Religion Across the Borders of the Russian Empire." After his lecture, he sat down with the IAUNRC to discuss his recent research and the broader expanses of the Russian Empire.
Offering a wide variety of storytelling and cultural activities for younger audiences, as well as educational seminars for older students, the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center has notably expanded its local outreach efforts across many communities in southern Indiana.
The Director General of the Center for International Mobility and Cooperation (CIMO) at the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture, Dr. Pasi Sahlberg recently visited Indiana University’s Bloomington campus to present a talk on his most recent book, "Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?" As it turns out, there's a lot that the world could learn.
The Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center's semiannual newsletter is now available year-round on our website! Continuing the same great coverage of the Center's activities, news from Central Eurasia, and upcoming events, our new e-Newsletter will remain a central part of the IAUNRC's mission. Don't miss the Fall 2011 e-Newsletter, already published and available online here.