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Afghanistan In Context (Free)

from Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center

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This presentation teaches viewers about the history of Afghanistan from the 19th to 21st century, with a focus on explaining the roots of the current situation in the country. We explain the ethnic make-up of the country, its borders, and its role in world politics since the 1800s.

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Cost

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Length

45 minutes for presentation, 5-10 minutes for questions


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

40

Maximum participants:

5


Primary Disciplines

International, Social Studies/History


Program Delivery Mode

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



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Our center is a Title VI National Resource Center, and US tax dollars cover costs. Our content is provided free of charge to US Institutions.

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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 introductions and research questions.
2. We then address those questions in a PowerPoint presentation.
4. Participants have a guided question & answer session

Objectives

The participant will
- identify Afghanistan and key facts about it
- explore the history of Afghanistan from the 1800's to today
- engage in a discussion on the role of Afghanistan in world politics and its possible futures
- develop an understanding of broader themes of world history and political science

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National/Common Core Standards

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.2

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.9