Countries, Cultures, and Current Issues New

The course previously known as Geopolitical Realities continues under its new name with a journey through western Russia and central Asia. Countries for this semester include Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. There will be an overview of each country or region including geography, history, culture, language, ethnicities, religion, government, economy, natural resources, health, social systems, demographics, political tensions, alliances, and topics of special interest. Content is taught via PowerPoint presentations supplemented by maps, relevant articles, discussion, and contributions of class members.

Dates:September 12 - December 5, 2017
Meets:Tu from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM, 13 sessions
Location:UNLV Paradise Campus (PAR) Room TBD
Instructor:Muree Reafs
Fee: $0.00

OLLI at UNLV Classes will not be held on the following dates: Friday, October 27th- Nevada Day; Friday, November 10th- Observance of Veteran's Day; Thursday, November 23rd- Thanksgiving Day; and Friday, November 24th- Family Day

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