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Academic Intern (2017-2018)


The Center for the Study of Global Change is looking to hire an undergraduate junior or senior eligible for federal work study for the 2017/18 academic year.




The IU Summer Language Workshop is hiring an hourly student worker to assist with general office work and programming in Summer 2017.


General duties will include, but are not limited to:

1.      Assisting the staff with setting up, facilitating, and recording extracurricular programs;

2.      General office assistance;

Elliott Ubelhor is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Central Eurasian Studies with minors in Religious Studies, Art History, and Chinese. He is currently studying Tibetan through the Foreign Language and Area Studies scholarship offered by the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center.


Every Thursday in February, my colleague Emily Stranger and I visited a small class at Harmony School in Bloomington. This private school, which is comfortably located close to the IU campus, invited us to their Multicultural Month Celebration. We partnered with Adam Lehman, one of the Harmony School teachers, and put together a lesson plan for the following four weeks. Our goal was to create four lessons that build upon each other and that would give the young audience a multi-faceted introduction to one of the regions in Central Asia. Uzbekistan became our choice.

Jermaine Butler is a graduate student currently pursuing his master’s degree in the Central Eurasian Studies and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures departments. He traveled to Tajikistan in the summer of 2016 on a Critical Language Scholarship.


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Fulbright Scholar Program - South and Central Asia Regional Research Program


Kyrgyz Republic




Samuel Buelow will soon graduate from Indiana University with a PhD in Anthropology. Throughout his time at IU, he has volunteered with the IAUNRC, giving presentations on Kazakhstan to elementary and middle schoolers and on syllabus design for graduate students.


On January 29, the world lost one of the leading historians of Tibet and Tibet-China relations when Dr.

Ben Priest is a graduate student in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC). He wrote an article for the IAUNRC telling us about his research interests and giving us an insight into his experience as a CEUS student abroad.



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Dilnoza Kadirova


Today the IAUNRC sat down to speak with Dilnoza, the 2015-2016 FLTA from Uzbekistan. Dilnoza will assist Dr. Hodjaev with beginning, intermediate, and advanced Uzbek language classes for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. These classes are offered through the Department of Central Eurasian Studies. For more information please contact


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