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Central Asian Architecture

from Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

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This presentation provides an overview of architectural history in Central Asia and parts of the Islamic World along the famous Silk Road. We will discuss both artistic aspects of Islamic architectural design, as well as the geographic and historical context of their construction. We will end the presentation with a look at contemporary architecture in the modern-day countries of Central Asia.

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Cost

Multipoint: $0.00

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Length

45 minutes on average


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

75


Primary Disciplines

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


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)



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Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

Bloomington, IN
United States

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.

Contact:
Michael Krautkraemer
iaau@indiana.edu
8128561126

Program Details

Format

1. This program begins with research questions.
2. We then address those questions in a PowerPoint presentation.
3. Participants have a guided question & answer session

Objectives

The participant will:
- develop an appreciation for developed parts of the world outside of Europe and the Americas
- engage in a discussion about commercial development
- develop an appreciation for new architecture
- explore the political realities of developing and developed countries

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NA-Visual Arts
9-12.3
CHOOSING AND EVALUATING A RANGE OF SUBJECT MATTER, SYMBOLS, AND IDEAS