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Results are Tagged with "South and Central Asia"

Teachable Moments

A photo from the collection of Vivian Leskes, an American English professor and English Language Specialist who taught English in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Russian Federation.

Vivian Leskes, an American English professor, talks about her experiences as an English Language Specialist in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Russian Federation.

Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation 2010 Awards

Stone sculptures from Lore-Lindu National Park in Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

Highlights of the cultural preservation projects around the world that received funding from the U.S. Department of State's U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation in 2010.

Ozomatli and Cultural Visitors Jam Session

Jammin' with the American band, Ozomatli.

In this video, the American band, Ozomatli, meets with 8 musicians from around the world for a jam session.

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program

Kennedy-Lugar program participants express their enthusiasm for their U.S. experience.

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program provides scholarships to high school students.

It's Our Identity, It's Our Pride

Nepal struggles to keep its cultural history alive through its architecture.

Rohit Ranjitkar, program director of the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust and grantee of the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, talks about preserving Nepal's cultural heritage as seen in its unique architecture.

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2012 and the 2011 Winners

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF)

Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock encouraged ECA Alumni to sign up for the 2012 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF).

A Step Towards World Peace

A Step Towards World Peace: Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

"I got to know more about [the people I met here], their culture, their history, the things they believed, and because of this, I understand [now] why they behave the way they do. I think it is a very important step towards world peace." - Francisca, from India on the Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program.

Study of the U.S. Institutes Videos

Around the World in an Afternoon is an event--really a festival--that the State Department puts on for SUSI participants each year.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Academic Programs Meghann Curtis of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) discusses the Study of the U.S. Institutes' inaugural "Around the World in an Afternoon" event, which took place at the State Department on July 28, 2011.

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