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Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 24, 2017 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Oliver Winery- 200 East Winery Road

On September 23rd from Noon to 3 PM, the Hungarian Cultural Association will be hosting a picnic at Oliver Winery. Food will be provided, but you are welcome to bring a dish to share.

For more information, go to and submit the form.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
GISB 1128

On September 27, Matthew Erie (Oxford University) will be giving a lecture entitled "From the Rules of Taboo to the Taboo of Rules: Chinese Muslims and the Pursuit of Halal Rights," as a part of the Initiative on the Economic, Institutional, and Ritual Practices of Muslims in China. This event is sponsored by Islamic Studies.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
GISB 3067

Please Join the Global Center for the first of the Fall 2017 brownbag talks on the theme of "Non-State Actors Tackling Global Issues."

Gardner Bovingdon (CEUS) will be giving a talk entitled "Think Globally, Park Locally: Strategies in Kazakhstan for Coping with the Global Car Problem."

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 10:10am

On October 5th, CEUS is offering an oppertunity to try out a new language.

Join an introductory language class for the day and get a taste of what the department has to offer!

Registration is required, so please email to schedule your "test drive."

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
IU Cinema

On October 9, the IU Cinema will be screaning The Linguists. This film details efforts at preserving dying languages.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:00am
SGIS Atrium

Come learn about the many languages and programs offered by the department of Central Eurasian Studies from 11-2:30 on Thursday, October 26

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
GISB 2067

On November 9 at 5 pm Majed Akhter (IUB) will be giving a talk entitled "Infrastructures of Inter-Asian Globalization- China's Belt and Road Initiative in Pakistan." The event is sponsored by Dhar India Studies and is free and open to the public.

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 4:00pm

Dr. İsenbike Togan from Boğaziçi University will be giving this year's Bregel Memorial Lecture on "Chinggis Khan's Policies and Structural Changes in the Tribal World of Inner Asia."

The room has yet to be determined, but updates will be forthcoming.

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
GISB 1128

On Thursday, October 9, Matthew Melvin Koushki from the University of South Carolina will be giving a talk entitled "Occult Sciences in the Persianate World." This is the annual seminar on Texts and Manuscripts in the Muslim World and is sponsored by Islamic Studies.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
GISB 2067

On November 30, Rajiv Kinra from Northwestern University will be giving a talk entitled "Revisiting the History and Historiography of Mughal Pluralism." The talk is free and open to the public; it is sponsored by Dhar India Studies.

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 10:40am

The Fifty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS) will be held at the Omni Hotel in downtown Charlotte, March 22-24, 2018. The meeting will be hosted by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The SCSS is the largest of the regional Slavic and Eurasian Studies associations and its programs attract national and international scholarly participation.

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Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant Spotlight
Alisher Khamidov

On September 1, 2017, the IAUNRC sat down to speak with Alisher, the 2017-2018 FLTA from Uzbekistan. Alisher will assist Dr. Hodjaev with teaching Uzbek language classes for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. These classes are offered through the Department of Central Eurasian Studies. For more information please contact