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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.

What's New at the IAUNRC

Indiana University Department of Central Eurasian Studies invites applications for the new Balassi Institute Graduate Fellowship in Hungarian Studies.

Call for Applications: Faculty and Graduate Student Exchanges

 

The Pan Asia Institute is happy to announce openings for both faculty and graduate student research exchanges between Indiana University and the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. The institute offers support for one- to six-week exchanges focusing on Asian and Pan-Asian studies, including round-trip economy class airfare to Canberra, study and research privileges at ANU, and a stipend for lodging and living expenses while working at ANU.

Academic Professional Position

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University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign

 

Position Available: This position is available immediately. This is a nine-month Visiting Academic Professional position. This is a renewable position, contingent upon continued funding from the U.S. State Department Title VIII Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and Eurasia (Independent State of the Former Soviet Union). Candidate must be able to start end of October, 2017.

The BBC recently ran the following story:

The Gardeners of Kabul

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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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