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Russia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan - 2009

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Dr. Uliana Gabara, Dean and Carole M. Weinstein Chair of International Education, led a group of nine faculty members on an 18-day in-country seminar to Russia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The seminar was preceded by several months of personal research and on-campus presentations, including a lecture by former Ambassador to Kazakhstan, John Ordway.

While in Russia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan seminar participants met with counterparts at current and potential Richmond exchange universities, as well as experts on the region's culture, politics, economics, environment and educational system. They also visited some of the region's most important cultural and historical sites.

Program Participants

Margaret Denton

Department of Art and Art History

Uliana Gabara

Office of International Education

Jennifer Glancy

Department of Religion

Olena Mykhaylova

Department of Economics

Daniel Roberts

Department of History

Walter Schoen

Department of Theatre

Joyce van der Laan Smith

Department of Accounting

Aleksandra Sznajder Lee Department ot Political Science

Amy Treonis

Department of Biology

Thelma Wheeler

Department of Education