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In Memoriam: Bella Akhmadulina- Poetess

29 ноября 2010Белла Ахмадулина – «женщина, рожденная поэтом» Известная советская и российская поэтесса Белла Ахмадулина скончалась вечером 29 ноября 2010 года на 74-м году жизни. Имя Ахмадулиной — один из символов современной русской поэзии и самое живое напоминание о поэтическом буме 1960-х годов. Читать дальше

SEMINAR- Bakyt Beshimov: Central Asia: Regional Security Problems and the Role of Big Powers, MIT, Nov. 30

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission have just released their 2010 Report to Congress.

The report can be found at directly at or from their website

Other reports from the Commission include:

2009 Annual Report to Congress

2008 Annual Report to Congress

2007 Annual Report to Congress

archived reports [2002-2006] are available from

Greta E. Marlatt
Outreach & Collection Development Manager &
Homeland Security Digital Library Content Team Manager
Dudley Knox Library
Naval Postgraduate School
411 Dyer Rd
Monterey, CA  93943

International and Areas Studies Librarian and Head, International and Area Studies Library and Professor of Library AdministrationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library

Position Available:  Position is open until filled.  This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-system faculty appointment.  Rank at the level of Associate or Full Professor of Library Administration with tenure, depending on the qualifications of the candidate selected.  The librarian appointment is permanent, but all current unit head appointments in the University Library are five-year, renewable terms. The successful candidate must meet requirements for tenure at the University of Illinois, which includes expectations for librarianship, research and service.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Reporting to the University Librarian, the Head of the International and Area Studies (IAS) Library will provide leadership for, and supervision, of library services to students, faculty, and other scholars using resources in international and areas studies.  This is an opportunity to lead reshaping international and area studies services to users in a major university research library which is invo…

World Uyghur Congress Newsletter, No. 4, November 2010

World Uyghur Congress Newsletter, No. 4, November 2010

The full newsletter in pdf can be downloaded here:

Notable Story:
A Family Held Hostage to Human Rights: UHRP Documents the Persecution of Rebiya Kadeer's Family
Featured Articles
 - Uyghurs Support Language Protests
 - Continuing the Demolition of Kashgar: Silence is Golden
Media Work
 - WUC op.ed. Article at VR Movement
 - WUC's Press Release on Nobel Peace Prize for Liu Xiaobo
 - Rebiya Kadeer Interview with Al Jazeera
 - Open Letter to German Ministers
 - WUC French Website Launched
Past Events
 - Uyghur Events in Canada
 - Nonviolent Radical Party's Intervention on Linguistic Discrimination, Geneva
 - Grand Meeting of Friendship and Solidarity of Uyghur Youth in Munich
 - Rebiya Kadeer at the III International March for Freedom, Rome
 - Uyghur Dutch Association's General Secretary Meets with Dutch
   Foreign Minister
 - Uyghur Demonst…

ASEEES-Los Angeles: 2010 Faculty Digital Resources Workshop

2010 Faculty Digital Resources Workshop
Los Angeles, California

Date: Thursday, November 18th

Time: 9-12

Location: San Bernardino Meeting Room, Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites


Faculty are invited to attend a pre-conference on “Teaching with Technology,” sponsored by the ASEES CLIR Digital Projects subcommittee. This event will take place at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, in the San Bernardino Meeting Room, on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, from 9am-12pm, immediately before the start of the ASEES main conference. Scheduled speakers will explore “Distance learning and Slavic studies: (How) can it be done?” (Annelie Rugg, Ph.D., Director, Humanities CIO, Center for Digital Humanities); “USC's Russian satirical journal project” (Marcus Leavitt, Associate Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Southern California); and “Far From Moscow: A Website on New Music from Russia and Beyond” (David MacFadyen, Professor and Chair, Dept. of…