Secondary school teachers, curriculum supervisors, and junior college faculty are invited to apply for this upcoming teachers' conference. There are forty slots available. The application deadline is July 15, 2017.
December 2016 marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of Soviet Russia. Both dates give reason to reexamine the history of Eurasia, a vast region with many ethnic groups and multiple religions, at times united under authoritarian governments, at other times divided between dozens of countries.
To what extent is Eurasia a coherent region? What forces have driven its development over time. What led to the Soviet collapse? How did the post-Soviet conflicts unfold? How did Putin’s leadership shape today’s Russia? And finally, what will US relations with Eurasia look like in the coming years? These are the questions that FPRI’s Eurasia History Institute for Teachers will address in October 2017.
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To apply, send an email to email@example.com with the following information: a resume, a one-paragraph statement describing your relevant teaching or other professional experience, and a brief statement of how your students or school district will benefit from your participation. Be sure to note the subject of your email as Application for 2017 Eurasia History Institute.
You will be asked to make a commitment either to prepare a curriculum unit based on your studies throughout the weekend or to conduct in-service activities based on what you learn over the weekend (in exchange for a stipend).
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