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SUNDAY. APRIL 10, 1966


The Russian soviet of Uzbek,
touching Afghanistan's border and
extending almost to the Caspian
Sea, has been transformed from a
medieval to a modern society in
the last 40 years through the con-
centrated efforts. of the Russian
government, three University pro-
fessors have reported.
Profs. William K. Medlin of the
history department, Finley Car-
penter of the psychology depart-
ment, and William M. Cave of the
sociology department recently fin-
ished their report on the role of
education in a planned program
of social change such as the pro-
gram carried out in Uzbekistan.
Before the period of Soviet in-
fluence, there was not one higher
school with a modern educational
curriculum. -By 1959 there were 31
schools enrolling over 50,000 stu-
dents in classes such as Russian
language, mathematics, chemistry,
and military education. By 1960
75,000 people had been trained in
the technical sciences where pre-
vious to Soviet control only skilled
handicraftsmen had existed.
Logical Place
Carpenter said that the Soviet
Union was a logical place for their
study since "the government runs

ducation Planning Modernizing Uzbek

The Week To Come: A Campus Calendar


all." He also noted the advantage
of extensive available documenta-
tion, for the Russians document
well their long-range plans such
as their Five-year Plans.
The soviet of Uzbek was chosen
for study because it had a strong
Islamic tradition and because an
intellectual and scientific elite
there was becoming significant,
the report stated. Carpenter re-
marked that Uzbek education has1
now "leaped centuries in 40 years."
The United States Office of Ed-
ucation provided funds which were
dispensed by the University for
eight trips to the Soviet Union in
the past seven years, Carpenter
said. He mentioned the study was
uniquely interdisciplinary.
Carpenter pointed out the po-
litical significance of the improve-
ments made in Uzbekistan. The
changes serve as a "propaganda
outlet . . to persuade new Afri-
can states." He said it was hard
to identify the representatives and
students from Africa in Asia with
any one opinion of the changes,
though. Some people whom the
researchers talked to were "friend-
ly" to the changes, others were
hostile. Carpenter commented that
some Africans felt they were dis-
criminated against in housing.

Neighboring Afghanistan also
has been influenced by the Soviet
control in Uzbekistan, Carpenter
said. The two countries have a
similar culture and ethnic make-
up. Carpenter has heard that
"young educated people in Af-
ghanistan have been pressing for
radical changes." However, he
thinks it "doubtful that you can
get immediate impact without
such control (as the Russians
Uzbekistan's educational system
has broadened opportunities to
earn a living, Carpenter noted.
Children in this "traditionally re-
ligious country" are no longer
urged to follow their fathers' oc-
Carpenter remarked that the
Russians have undertaken "a
large task in changing a culture."
They have imposed an atheistic
orientation on a population that
was 99 per cent Moslem, he noted.
One factor that facilitated the
changes is the willingness of the
youth to adopt new ways. Car-
penter found the Russians "suc-
cessful in influencing young peo-
ple. The Russians are practical)
psychologists with an insight intoj
human motivation."

In the previous Uzbek schools'
children had to memorize long
passages from the Koran in Ara-
bic, a language they did not us-
ually understand. The schools did
not have a large enough capacity.
Under Russian control there is
no physical punishment, and free
lunches are provided. There is
often a playground connected with
the school. Carpenter said the
Soviets "utilize schools for getting
what they want."

The schools and youth organi-
zations are designed to bring the
youth away from the parents. The
Russians "insure an interesting
time for the students," Carpenter
said, "and utilize science as com-
petition to religious belief."

4 p.m.-Prof. John Milnor of'
Princeton University will speak on
"Some Algebraic Tools in Topol-
ogy" in Aud D.
7 p.m.-The presentation of
ROTC Tri-Service awards will be

Lions of Environment" followed by !
the opening sessions, starts in
Rackham lobby.

department of human Genetics will
speak on "Atomic Bombs, Inbreed-
ing, and Japanese Genes," in Aud.

, Carpenter summarized the pur- maei aka etr al
pose of youth organizations, such 8:30 p.m. - A student string
as the Young Pioneers as being quartet will give a recital in the
two-fold: "to indoctrinate the stu- North Campus Recital Hall.
dents with Soviet ideology and to TUESDAY, APRIL 12
engage students in instructed ac-a 8 a.m. - Registration for the'
tivities they have an interest in." "Symposium on Remote Sensa-

8:30 a.m.-Management Devel- A.
opment Seminars on "Basics of 8:30 p.m.-The Symphony Or-
Supervision" will begin in the Un- chestra will give a public concert
ion. in Hill Aud.
1:30 p.m.-Management Devel- THURSDAY, APRIL 14
opment Seminars on "On-the-Job 8:30 a.m.-Management Devel-
Coaching and Counseling" will be- opment Seminars on "Manage-
gin in the Union. ment Orientation" will begin in
4:00 p.m.-Prof. John Milnor of the Union.
Princeton University will speak on 7 and 9 p.m.-Cinema Guild will
"Some Algebraic Tools of Topol- present "A Man Escaped," in the
ogy," in Aud D. Architecture Aud.

3rezhnev, Soviet Congress Leaders
Pledge Continued Support for NLF

(Continued from Page 3)
But the first speaker after him
mentioned Stalin. While saying
"there would be no return to the
past," the speaker claimed pride
in the Stalin era.
Then followed a parade of
speakers calling for a crackdown
on writers who criticize Soviet
society, although Brezhnev him-
self balanced his remarks on cul-
ture. The general trend of remarks
about culture by party professions

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Thurs., April 28, 1966.
Recommendations for Departmental
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from the College of Literature,. Science,
and the Arts, for honors or high honors
should recommend such students by
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Teaching departments in the School
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was along the modernized Stalinist
lines of the recent trial of two
writers, Andrei D. Snyavsky and
Yuli M. Daniel.
Resistance to these lines showed
up in the Ministry of Culture. Its
head, Mrs. Yekaterina A. Furtseva,
spoke relatively mildly. The min-
istry's newspaper censored the
tough remarks out of its daily
congress diary.
The same speakers who called
for a cultural crackdown also
showed concern over Soviet youth.
They have failed to become Com-
munist believers to the extent the
party would like.
Kosygin reported on economic
prospects after Brezhnev had
quickly surveyed the field. Some
differences in their two approach-
es seemed to support theories
among foreigners here of difficul-
ties over economic problems.'
The main announced purpose of
the congress was to approve di-
rectives for the nation's 1966-70
economic development plan.
After Kosygin had explained the
outline which was made public
Feb. 20, he said the plan itself
would not be ready for four or five
months - far along in"the first
year that it is supposed to cover.
Many congress speakers blamed
Khrushchev, without naming him,
for causing economic difficulties
with his erratic orders. Kosygin
blamed agricultural failures, a
failure of labor productivity to rise
fast enough, more defense spend-
ing because of Viet Nam, and fin-
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Under the ousted premier, "eco-
nomically unjustified targets were
set which could not be fulfilled,"
Kosygin said. So some targets for
1970 have been cut, he added.
Kosygin did not mention that
the party program adopted under
Khrushchev in 1961 still contained
higher targets for such things as
electrical output in 1970 than his
new plan directives contained. Nor
did any delegate mention that
party rules say a congress "re-
views, amends and approves" the
That might have been awkward.
And the whole point of this Krem-
lin meeting seemed to be to avoid

"Some Algebraic Tools in Topol- SUNDAY, APRIL 17
ogy," in Aud D. 7 and 9 p.m.-Cinema Guild will
4:15 p.m. - Dr. James Neel, present "Nicholas Nickleby" in the
chairman of the medical school Architecture Aud.
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4:10 p.m.-Prof. William Sears
of Florida Atlantic University will
speak on "The Interpretation of
Archaeological Data in Social and
Political Terms" in Aud B.
7 p.m.-The Brass Ensemble of
the music school will give a public'
recital inthe North Campus Reci-
tal Hall.
8:30 p.m. - The Professional
Theatre Program will present'
"Barefoot in the Park" in Hill
4 p.m.-Prof. John Milnor of
Princeton University will sneakon

4 p.m.-Prof. John Milnor of
Princeton University will speak
on "Some Algebraic Tools in Top-
ology," in Aud D.
8:30 p.m.--The Arts Chorale.
Prof. Maynard Klein conducting,
will give a concert in Hill Aud.
10 a.m.-Prof. John Milnor of
Princeton University will speak on
"Some Algebraic Tools in Topol-
ogy," in Aud D.
7 and 9 p.m.-Cinema Guild will
present "Nicholas Nickleby" in the
Architecture Aud.

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