REES 221. Societies and Cultures of Eurasia, Honors. 3 Hours NW AE42 / S.

The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the societies and cultures of Eurasia (primarily Central Asia, Russia, and the Caucasus region). This interdisciplinary course reviews the geography, history, economics, social and political structures, religion, literature, music, and art of the region. The focus is mainly on the twentieth-century and topics of interest include the collapse of empires, the rise and fall of communism, the disintegration of the USSR and rise of authoritarianism, nationalism, and various forms of Islam in the region. Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program or by permission of instructor. LEC.

Major in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/russian-east-european-eurasian-studies/co-major/

...Eastern Europe, Honors REES 220 Societies and Cultures of Eurasia or REES 221 Societies and...

Minor in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/russian-east-european-eurasian-studies/minor/

...Eastern Europe, Honors REES 220 Societies and Cultures of Eurasia or REES 221 Societies and...