Professor Mehrdad Kia and Professor Kamal Aini from Tajikistan at the Academy of Science of Tajikistan
Participants in the conference in Tajikistan with former President George Dennison and His Excellency Mr. Zaripove, the Tajik Ambassador to the United States.
Brian Lofink, Samir Bitar, and Dr. Khaled Huthaily with STARTALK Central's executive administrators at the Pre-Program STARTALK Meeting in Atlanta, GA, April 2010.
(Left to Right): Professors Nazarzedah, Dostoy, M. Kia, Lalzad, and Qadirov at Salmon lake Lodge, the University of Montana.
Fifth annual Kyrgyz military Cadet training.
UM delegation to Tajikistan, led by President Dennison, visits the tomb of the great Tajik philosopher and scholar, Sayyed Ail Hamedani.
Rector Chikovani and Professor Beradze join students and scholars from the Republic if Georgia prior to Commencement 2010.
Governor Schweitzer along with UM's Int'l Programs and School of Ed welcome 11 Russian teachers/leaders for the Teachers-To_Teachers ion October 2008.
Richard Boucher, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, US Dept. of State, speaking at the Fifth Annual Central Asian conference.
Former UM President George Dennison with UM delegates meet with the President and staff of Tajik National State University in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
Former UM President Dennison, Former Provost Engstrom, Associate provost Mehrdad Kia, and Professor Ardi Kia visit Tajikistan.
(Left to Right): E. Suleymanov, Consul General of Azerbaijan, His Excellency A. Shirinov, Ambassador of Tajikistan, R. Boucher, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of that and Central Asian Affairs, and M. Kia, Director of the Center.
Members of the Montana national Guard giving a presentation to participants of the Fifth Annual Central Asia Conference.
Participants in the Fifth Annual Central Asia Conference, Central Asia and Its Geopolitical Impact on South Asia, the Caucasus and the Middle East.
Participants from the international conference on Tajikistan with Tajik students attending the University of Montana.
Dr. Mehrdad Kia shaking hands with David Williams. David received a BA in Central and Southwest Asian Studies in spring 2001.
Graduates if the Center enjoying an Asian meak with their families and the Center's faculty and staff.
Dr. Mehrdad Kia shaking hands with Core Roberts. Corey received an academic minor in Central and Southwest Asian Studies in Spring 2001.
A graduate from the Center with Associate provost Dr. Mehrdad Kia.