News & Events
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.
What's New at the IAUNRC
GRADUATE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FROM THE RUSSIAN STUDIES WORKSHOP
Call for Applications! Summer Research Laboratory 2017
The Eurasia Foundation, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the American Councils for International Education are partnering to facilitate the USA Pavilion Student Ambassadorship program at Expo 2017 (World's Fair) in Astana, Kazakhstan. Student Ambassadors are young people who will serve in a number of capacities to host the hundreds of thousands of guests who are expected to visit the Pavilion and to interact with the millions of guests who will attend the Expo.
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
Learning the Art of Uyghur Dolan Meshrep
By Rebecca Martin