PROMOTING GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP THROUGH LANGUAGE LEARNING AND AREA STUDIES

Established as a consortium in 1984, The Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies advances innovative use-inspired research and teaching on the languages, societies and geopolitics of greater Eurasia.  The Center’s core mission is to enhance contextual expertise and cultural awareness in the communities it serves, through partnerships across disciplinary, ideological and geographical borders.

As an instructional unit, the Center sponsors the Critical Languages Institute, one of the largest summer training academies for intensive training in less commonly taught East European and Eurasian languages.

As a research unit, the Center draws on the expertise of over forty faculty affiliates, and partners with educational institutions in the US and the region to build programs of academic exchange, international development, and collaborative research.

The Melikian Center adopted its current name in late 2006, in recognition of the generous support of Gregory and Emma Melikian.

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Events

February 21, 2019

The Miracle - A film screening with an introduction by Stephen Beschloss, ASU Media Relations

1997, dir. Tuomas Sallinen

“The Miracle,” shot in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1997, is a fictional documentary about an American TV journalist... more

Time: 7 PM Location: ASU Tempe campus, Lattie F Coor Hall building, room 4403 [fourth floor]
February 22, 2019

The Association for the Study of Eastern Christian History and Culture (ASEC) is holding its eighth biennial conference on the Arizona State University Tempe campus from February 22-23, 2019. Using the millennial anniversary of the enthronem... more

Time: FEB 22, 9 AM to 4:35 PM & FEB 23, 9 AM to 6 PM Location: ASU Tempe campus, Memorial Union, Mohave Room (#236)
February 23, 2019

he Association for the Study of Eastern Christian History and Culture (ASEC) is holding its eighth biennial conference on the Arizona State University Tempe campus from February 22-23, 2019. Using the millennial anniversary of the enthronement of... more

Time: FEB 22, 9 AM to 4:35 PM & FEB 23, 9 AM to 6 PM Location: SU Tempe campus, Memorial Union, Mohave Room (#236)

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