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Russia & the Post-Soviet States: Culture, Continuity & Crisis

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A Conference for K-12 Educators, Youth Program Leaders & the Community.

The World Affairs Council of Oregon presents:

"Russia & the Post-Soviet States: Culture, Continuity & Crisis"
A Conference for K-12 Educators, Youth Program Leaders &
the Community.

Saturday, May 16, 2015
8:30 a.m - 3:30 p.m.
PSU Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 SW Broadway Portland, OR

-Can Putin continue his present policy toward Europe and the West?
-How do Central Asia and Ukraine figure into the big picture?
-How is the generation born after the fall of the Soviet empire faring?

Join us for rich perspectives from leading thinkers, local experts, and community members. Explore these and other questions, gain valuable classroom resources, and experience cultural immersion around contemporary issues in Russia and the former Soviet states. Learn more about how these issues have influenced immigrant and refugee communities in Oregon. Develop tools that build mutual understanding.
Expand your knowledge of: Education & Belief Systems; History & Geography; Health & the Environment; Politics & Governance; Trade & Economics; and Human Rights.
Experience: Arts & Crafts; Food & Film; Folktales & Literature; Music & Dance.

Let our Global Classroom be your engaging field guide to a region in flux. Think globally, teach and learn locally!

Seven Professional Development units provided

Many thanks to our Co-sponsors:
PSU Office of International Affairs
PSU Russian Flagship Program
Portland Khabarovsk Sister City Association                                              

Registration opens April 3.
Registration deadline: May 11.

Questions?: Email Global Classroom Director, Karen Ettinger, karenatworldoregon [dot] org

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