Through funding from the U.S. Department of Education, six Title VI National Resource Centers plan to award stipends to faculty at community colleges and minority-serving institutions to develop and incorporate greater content about Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia into the curricula of the institutions at which they teach. Faculty at community colleges and minority-serving institutions throughout the U.S. are invited to apply for a course development stipend.
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.
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What's New at the IAUNRC
Kenny Linden, a Graduate Assistant at the IAUNRC, shares his experiences in Mongolia over the summer.
IAUNRC GA Alexander Zakal sat down with Dr. Kathryn Graber, Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Central Eurasian Studies Departments
Elise Anderson, a PhD Candidate in the Departments of CEUS and Folklore & Ethnomusicology, describes the foundational assistance the IAUNRC provided in her language and research training.
Past Events Highlights
In Fall 2014, the IAUNRC continued the new Graduate Student Brown Bag Talks, that began last year. These talks were given by graduate student that study the region, who will be discussing their research methods, recent work, and experiences.
As a part of the newly-revived CEUS Colloquium, Dr. Christopher Beckwith, Dr. Kathryn Graber, and Tóth-Czifra Erzsébet gave talks on October 8th, November 17th, and December 1st.
On November 12, Dr. Allen J. Frank gave the 2014 Bregel Lecture, sponsored by the Department of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University and the Dennis Sinor Research Institute.
On Monday, November 10th, Dr. Nematullah Bizhan gave a talk entitled "The Danger of Repeating the History of State-Building in Afghanistan."
On October 31st, students, faculty, and families gathered to celebrate the 91st anniversary of the creation of the Republic of Turkey.