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

November 14, 2018
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Works-in-Progress Lunch Series

Discussion of "Sustainable Development and Education for Sustainability in Kosovo - Where Does it Stand?" by Zeqir Veselaj.

The paper for discussion will be distributed t... more

Time: 12:00 PM Location: ASU Tempe campus, Lattie F Coor Hall building, room 5536 [fifth floor]
November 28, 2018
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Works-in-Progress Lunch Series

Discussion of "Theorizing Nationalist Movement" by Irina Levin.

The paper for discussion will be distributed to attendees for review in preparation for t... more

Time: 12:00 PM Location: ASU Tempe campus, Lattie F Coor Hall building, room 5536 [fifth floor]

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