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VISIONS OF UZBEKISTAN
VISIONS OF UZBEKISTAN
Jan 8 – Feb 7 all-day
VISIONS OF UZBEKISTAN
“Visions of Uzbekistan” is an exhibition sponsored in partnership with the Embassy of Uzbekistan which will run from January 8, 2015 – February 7, 2015. Uzbekistan is located at the heart of Central Asia, neighboring world civilizations such as China, Persia, and India, and connecting to the Turkic world and[...]
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Shrine, State and Sacred Lineage in Modern Kazakhstan 4:00 PM
Shrine, State and Sacred Lineage in Modern Kazakhstan @ Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412
Feb 3 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Shrine, State and Sacred Lineage in Modern Kazakhstan @ Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]with Ulan Bigozhin, Indiana University Many scholars have argued that shrine veneration and respect for sacred lineages are essential parts of Islam in post-Soviet Central Asia because of their long history in the region; in other[...]
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Cinema Club Film Screening: Land of the Fathers 6:30 PM
Cinema Club Film Screening: Land of the Fathers @ Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412
Feb 12 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Cinema Club Film Screening: Land of the Fathers @ Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Directed by Shaken Aimanov (Kazakhstan, 1966) An old man decides to look for his dead son and bring his corpse back to bury him in the land of his ancestors; his son, a Kazak soldier,[...]
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Religion, Sta​te and Secularism in Eurasia… and Beyond 4:00 PM
Religion, Sta​te and Secularism in Eurasia… and Beyond @ Conference Room 505
Feb 19 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Religion, Sta​te and Secularism in Eurasia… and Beyond @ Conference Room 505
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This seminar will explore state-sponsored secularism in the Eurasian continent, and how the authorities use the concept of the separation of state and religion to consolidate authoritarian policies. It looks at Russia, Central Asia[...]
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Syria Calling: Migration, Mobilization and the Transformation of the Central Asian Jihad 3:00 PM
Syria Calling: Migration, Mobilization and the Transformation of the Central Asian Jihad @ Conference Room 505
Feb 23 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Syria Calling: Migration, Mobilization and the Transformation of the Central Asian Jihad @ Conference Room 505
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]with Eileen O’Connor, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs and Noah Tucker, Registan.net Key points: • Perhaps surprisingly, ISIS appears to be weak in its resources for online recruit-ing in[...]
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Deciphering Eurasianism in Hungary: Narratives, Networks, and Lifestyles 4:00 PM
Deciphering Eurasianism in Hungary: Narratives, Networks, and Lifestyles @ Voesar Conference Room
Feb 24 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Deciphering Eurasianism in Hungary: Narratives, Networks, and Lifestyles @ Voesar Conference Room
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] with Umut Korkut, Glasgow Caledonia University Since the outbreak of the global financial crisis, the Hungarian right engaged in a collective soul searching on what formulates Hungarian identity. Dr. Korkut’s paper elaborates on the discourses[...]
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Central Asia and the Eurasian Economic Union: The Global Picture and Country Perspectives 9:30 AM
Central Asia and the Eurasian Economic Union: The Global Picture and Country Perspectives @ Lindner Family Commons
Feb 26 @ 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Central Asia and the Eurasian Economic Union: The Global Picture and Country Perspectives @ Lindner Family Commons
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In cooperation with the Harriman Institute and the US-Kazakhstan Business Association Opening Remarks: Marlene Laruelle (IERES, George Washington University) 9:30-11:00am Session I. Roundtable Martha Brill Olcott (Michigan State University) Sarah Freese (US-Kazakhstan Business Association) Alexander Cooley (Barnard[...]
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