A May 2013 graduate research panel organized by the Asia Institute's Program on Central Asia explored the changing dynamics of identity and place in the region. The interdisciplinary session saw presentations by a linguist, an anthropologist and a geographer, respectively.
A lecture by Charles Weller, Washington State University
To mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union, the UCLA Center for European and Eurasia Studies is bringing together international experts to discuss the political, economic and socio-cultural changes that have taken place in Russia and its successor states over the past two decades.
A video interview with Hannah Reiss, PhD candidate in Anthropology
From Early Judeo-Iranian Jargons to Central Asiatic Argots of Rom Groups: Evidence for an Influential Jewish Underworld in the Late Abbasid Period
A lecture by Martin Schwartz, University of California, Berkeley
A book talk by Gul Ozcan, Senior Lecturer in Corporate Governance and International Business, School of Management of Royal Holloway College, University of London.
A public lecture by PAULINE JONES LUONG, Brown University, Political Science
Three-day meeting at UCLA hears reports on "The Middle East in 2005"
Former Uzbek Ambassador to Iran and Afghanistan reviews the development of Muslim groups in his region as Soviet power faded and Saudi and Iranian influence grew.
Two faculty members from Bukhara State University visit U.S. to study methods of teaching English as a second language.