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The Acquisition of "Other" "Different" "Lesson Common" "Distant" Languages: A Critical Need

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On October 7, 2016, Dr. Silvina Montrul gave a lecture entitled "The Acquisition of "Other" "Different"  "Lesson Common"  "Distant" Languages: A Critical Need."  She presented at IU's Second Conference on Central Asian Languages and Linguistics (ConCALL-2). Professor Montrul received her PhD in Linguistics from the Department of Linguistics at McGill University.

First Meeting of the Iranian Studies Graduate Student Workshop

Date: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:00pm

This initiative provides an interdisciplinary forum for all students working in the field of Iranian Studies to present papers, dissertation chapters or any other works in progress to faculty and fellow students. The workshop format will allow for students to engage in discussion and receive constructive feedback on their works in progress, while its interdisciplinary nature will offer a broad range of perspectives through which their writings may be understood and critiqued.

Institutions and Property Rights Reform: Explaining Variation in Outcomes of Land Tenure Reform in Cotton-Producing Areas of Tajikistan

Date: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 5:00pm

Presenter: Navruz Nekbakhtshoev PhD

Title: Institutions and Property Rights Reform: Explaining Variation in Outcomes of Land Tenure Reform in Cotton-Producing Areas of Tajikistan.

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IAUNRC Hosts Special Performance at the 23rd Annual ACES Conference

The Association of Central Eurasian Students (ACES) held its annual conference on Saturday, March 12th at Indiana University. This year marked the 23rd anniversary of the conference and brought together over forty scholars across more than a dozen panels, with the Keynote Speech given by Dr. Manduhai Buyandelger. Through generous support from the IAUNRC and efforts by Dr. Nazif Shahrani the 23rd Annual ACES Conference was able to host a featured performance by world-renown dutar virtuoso, Sirrojiddin Juraev.

IAUNRC and Bennett College Collaboration

by Amita Vempati, IAUNRC Outreach Assistant

 

Last November, I, along with IAUNRC Assistant Director Katarzyna Rydel-Johnston and CEUS professor Dr. Paul Losensky, had the privilege of visiting Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina to be a part of their Global Studies Series. Bennett is one of two historically black colleges that enroll only women in America. As the IAUNRC began its collaborations with MSI’s (Minority-Serving Institutions), it seemed like a great place to kick-start faculty and, in this case, student visits.

 

Symposium on Sustainable Development

On April 8th 2016 Indiana University held its first Symposium on Sustainable Development. The symposium brought together scholars, business professionals, government researchers trained in various disciplines to discuss challenges and opportunities in creating a sustainable future for the energy industry. Panel discussions were divided between two sessions “Alternative Energy and Sustainable Development” and “Traditional Energy Sources and Sustainable Development”.

The 2016 Navruz Celebration

This year the Bloomington community celebrated the Persian holiday of Navruz on Thursday, March 31st at Willkie Auditorium. Navruz falls on the vernal equinox and traditionally has been viewed as the coming of spring in Turkey, Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan, Xinjiang, and many communities around the world. Due to Indiana University’s unique Department of Central Eurasian Studies (CEUS), IU’s Navruz usually entails a wide range of poetry readings, songs, and dances.

China, Russia, and the EU

Date: 
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

 

Tsagaan Sar, The Mongolian New Year

Date: 
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 5:00pm

Graduate Student Brown Bag: Amita Vempati

Date: 
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 12:00pm

Amita Vempati

"Nationalism and the Politics of Youtube Comments: A Cyber-Ethnography of the Music Videos of Afzalsho Shodiev"

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