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Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

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The Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center (IAUNRC) at Indiana University's Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies is a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center dedicated to raising awareness about its target area: namely the Turkic, Iranian, Mongolian, Uralic, and Tibetan cultural spheres. Some countries included are Turkey, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan.

2010-2011

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

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History of the Silk Road (Free)

The Silk Road is a term that inspires the imagination, and its story is larger than what you may find in any textbook. Our experts are here to...

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Baikonur and the Soviet Space Race

A whirlwind tour of the Soviet space program, from the dawn of the Space Age to modern Kazakhstan and Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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The Aral Sea and Central Asian Ecological Problems (Free)

This is an introduction to what some ecologists call the greatest ecological disaster in human history.

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Central Asian Architecture

This presentation is a quick and fun overview of Islamic architecture along the fabled Silk Road and in modern Central Asia. From the elegant...

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Music of Inner Asia

This program features a brief overview the Inner Asian region before delving into a survey of music and instruments found today in various...

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Innovations and Inventions: Science and Technology (Free) along the Silk Road

The Silk Road did more than just link Europe to Central Asia and other parts of the world - it brought Europeans many inventions and scientific...

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Human Rights in Central Asia

This programs introduces students to the human rights situation in Central Asia and challenges them to think critically about the causes of and...

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Environment and Culture of Tibet: Continuity and Change

Let's explore Tibet's unique geography and environment and how it has shaped its people's culture. We'll also look at what modernization might mean...

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Mining and Sustainability in Central Asia (Free)

This program discusses the importance of mining and how different mineral and energy sources from Central Asia are used around the world and how we...

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Afghanistan In Context (Free)

This presentation teaches viewers about the history of Afghanistan from the 19th to 21st century, with a focus on explaining the roots of the...

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Identity, Nationality, and Ethnicity in Central Asia

Participants will learn about how the concepts of identity, ethnicity, race, and nationality were constructed in the Soviet Union and China and...

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Traditional Arts of the Silk Road

This presentation is an overview of various cultures on the Silk Road and the pre-colonial art forms that emerged from the religions and lifestyles...

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Contemporary Arts of the Silk Road

This presentation explores the post-colonial and post-Soviet interpretations and influences on contemporary art in Central Eurasia. Beginning with...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Education: University/College

Contact

Michael Krautkraemer   iaau@indiana.edu
GA 3004
Bloomington IN 47405
8128561126
United States

https://iaunrc.indiana.edu

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center cover:

International
Social Studies/History
Fine Arts
Foreign/World Languages
Performing Arts
Technology/Information Science
Gifted & Talented
Curriculum

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

"Thank you so much - you are truly wonderfully accommodating and amazing!" - Margaret Weinberger, teacher, Montgomery Middle School, NJ

"Most kids wanted to see more videoconferences! They asked, "Can we do that again?" I'd love to use your resources again next year when we are studying Asia. I hope that it will be possible to connect again! Thanks again for a wonderful, free resource!" - Jan Harding, teacher, Clinton Valley Schools, MI