Past Events


17 April 2010

On April 17, 2010, the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for Economic Education and the Center for Global and International Studies will host a workshop for educators,"Teaching the Silk Road: The Past, Present, and Future of Global Market."


Along the Silk Roads in Time and Space

This exhibition was held April 25 - June 9, 2003.

For more information about the exhibition and accompanying conference, please visit the website


February 15, 2005

"Largest Non-fuel Deposits of Azerbaijan: Basic Information for Potential Investors."

Dr. Ibrahim Murtuzayev, Institute of Mineral Resources, Azerbaijan Republic.

12:00 to 1:00, 318 Bailey Hall, sponsored by CREES 


March 1, 2005

"Instability in the Ferghana Valley."

Major Matt Dimmick, Eurasian FAO and MA REES candidate, KU.

12:00 to 1:00, 318 Bailey Hall, sponsored by CREES 


March 5 & 12, 2005

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Events

Art in Depth at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Sign up now for a new series of art history courses and seminars for adults by calling 816.751.1ART. Enrollment is for the series only; no individual lecture enrollments accepted. Art in Depth programs take place in the Ford Learning Center Training Room and in the Museum Galleries.

Traveling the Silk Roads

1-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, March 5 & 12, 2005

Instructor: Assistant Curator Jason Steuber $24/$36 Limit 40, R! Active from ancient times, the Silk Roads linked China with both the East and West as images and ideas traveled along these trade routes. This two-part course by Assistant Curator Jason Steuber examines the development and spread of Buddhism along the Silk Roads as it relates to the Museum's renowned Asian collections. The first session lays a historical foundation for a subsequent exploration of the collection reinstallation, The Glory of the Law: Treasures of Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture. Through lectures and gallery tours, participants will learn about the traditions and innovations that transformed Chinese culture during the 5th through 11th centuries. Course syllabus and suggested readings list will be provided prior to the first session. Reservations at: 816.751.1ART. 


April 26, 2005

"Central Asia in International Relations."

Kemal Babajanov, Junior Faculty Development Scholar, Assistant Professor, Turkmen State University.

12:00 to 1:00, 318 Bailey Hall, sponsored by CREES 


April 29, 2005

Piano Recital by Ms. Maya Tuylieva, a Visiting Music Scholar from Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

7:30 pm Swarthout Auditorium, Murphy Hall, sponsored by CREES 


Thursday, September 1, 2005

Tibetan Sacred Art by Jamyong Singye, expert in Thangka Painting
Jamyong Singye will be giving a lecture in the Pine Room at the KS Union from 4:00-5:00 pm. He is recognized as a master of Thangka Painting which he teaches throughout the world. 


Tuesday, September 13, 2005

"Georgian-Abkhaz conflict and the Role of UNOMIG." Major Ray Hackler, Special Forces, 2005-06 REES MA Candidate.


Monday, October 17, 2005

Public Lecture by Professor Volodymyr Dubovyk, Department of International Relations, Institute of Social Sciences, Odesa National University, Ukraine, on "Black and Caspian Sea Security: Threats versus Oppurtunities".


Tuesday, November 1, 2005

"Stream Assessment in Mongolia-a 24 Day Camping Adventure." Debbie Baker, Central Plains Center for BioAssessment. 


Wednesday, November 16, 2005

International Education Week at KU: Visit Mongolia, Kyrgystan and Azerbaijan over Breakfast.


Tuesday, November 29, 2005

"The Development of the Uzbek Armed Forces." Major Joe Gross, Foreign Area Officer, US Army, REES MA Student.


Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Outreach K-14. The Silk Road Presentation at Indian Creek Elementary, Kansas City, MO.


Friday, March 17, 2006

Outreach K-14. N. Isgandarova's Presentation about Azerbaijan at the South Junior High School in Lawrence, KS.


Monday, March 27, 2006

Outreach K-14. N. Azim Bayzoev's Presentation about Tajikistan at Olathe North High School.


Saturday, April 8, 2006

Outreach K-14. N. 800th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mongol Empire. A Workshop "Mongols Forging a Bridge of Trade and Knowledge between Asia and Europe" at Lawrence, KS.


Thursday, April 20, 2006

CREES Roundtable Discussion Series - Cental Asia/Caucasus at Lawrence, KS.


Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Outreach K-14. Five Mongolian Lesson Plans for the Website.


Tuesday, April 1, 2008

“Turkmenistan-Ground-Level Perspective.” Matthew Stein, former Peace Corps and REES MA Candidate.

12:00 to 1:00 PM, 318 Bailey Hall.


17 April 2010

On April 17, 2010, the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for Economic Education and the Center for Global and International Studies will host a workshop for educators,"Teaching the Silk Road: The Past, Present, and Future of Global Market."


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