Here are courses currently offered or planned by Miami faculty in the Silk Road Project. Click on a course title so see a syllabus.


ATH/GEO/RUS 306: Peoples and Cultures of Russia and Eurasia. Douglas Rogers

GEO 408/508: Geography of the Silk Road. Stan Toops

HST 434/534 China and the Silk Road before 1600. Yihong Pan

REL 314: Religions of the Silk Road. Liz Wilson, Scott Kenworthy, Rick Colby

POL 420/520: Engendering Communism, Nationalism, and Fundamentalism: Women along the Silk Road. Karen Dawisha

ENG/ITL 364: From Marco Polo to Machiavelli: Asian Influences and Classical Renaissance in Italian Culture. Sante Matteo

HST 493: The Great Game: Diplomacy, Intrigue, and the Struggle for Central Asia. Michael Rouland

CLS 310: The Greeks in the Near East and Central Asia. Steve Nimis

RUS 259: Russia’s Imagined Orient: Caucasus and Central Asia on Page and Screen. Ben Sutcliffe

POL 331: DEVELOPMENT OF THE SOVIET POLITY. Venelin I. Ganev

GLG 108: Geology & Geopolitics: Silk Road . Yildirim Dilek

HST 206: Historical Inquiry on the Silk Road . Mary E. Frederickson

ATH/HST/POL/REL/RUS 254
Introduction to Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies
Dr. Scott Kenworthy

HST 360.R
Central Asia in the 20th Century
MWF 9:00-9:50
Dr. Michael Rouland

REL 235
Religions of Russia and Eurasia
Dr. Scott Kenworthy

RUS 250.G
Cultural Circulation in Central Asia
MWF 4:00-4:50
Dr. Nathan Light

RUS 250.H
Life, History, and Narrative in Central Asia
MWF 4:00-4:50
Dr. Nathan Light