A public launch of Under the Wolf’s Nest: A Turkic Rhapsody took place in London first at the Royal Geographic Society on 12/12/12 and then again at the Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Centre the next day. Following on from Professor Zakiryanov’s presentation of the book to audiences at the Open Central Asia Book Forum and Literature Festival, held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 24-25/11/12, audiences of over 50 people at both events enjoyed the first discussion in the UK of the author’s work which has now been translated into English. Continue reading
When: June 28, 6.30pm
Where: Leighton House, Holland Park, W14 8LZ
Please book tickets here http://www.kazakhgala.co.
The Mongolia Charity Rally and the The Roof of the World Rally 2013
Intrepid adventurers, noble steeds and farewell speeches
Horse Guards Parade
July 6, Satturday, 11.30am – 1 pm
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She will succeed Mr David Moran who remains Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Ms Farnworth will take up her appointment during February 2012, and is the UK’s first resident Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic.
Ms Farnworth joined the FCO in 1991 and began her career as a Research Analyst specialising in the Soviet Union. Continue reading
Thursday, 6 October, 7pm, Calvert 22 Gallery
Sara Raza, Independent Curator, leads a tour of the exhibition
Viewing from 6pm
Exhibition runs until 13 November 2011
22 Calvert Avenue
London E2 7JP | www.calvert22.org
T: +44 (0) 207 613 2141
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Conveners: New Research on Central Asia and Caucasus (NRCAC) and The Eurasia Studies Society (TESS).
Venue: School of Oriental and African Studies, London. 18th February 2012.
The first graduate Eurasia research conference in February 2010 at SOAS (London) was attended by graduate students and academics from the UK and Europe. The event covered the following fields: culture, society, economics and natural resources. Upon this success we formed The Eurasian Studies Society (http://eurasiasociety.wordpress.com ) and plan to hold a series of annual conferences to enable students and scholars to share their research interests and networks. Continue reading
On March 12-13, 2011, Cambridge hosted a multidisciplinary conference for Uzbek graduate students doing original research projects in the UK. The event covered research in science, technology, social and political science in the conference entitled “Avicenna Conference: A Forum for PhD and Research Master’s Students from Uzbekistan studying in the UK”. It was organized by the Cambridge Central Asia Forum (CCAF) and the Center for Political Studies (CPS), with support from the Fund Forum of Culture and Arts of Uzbekistan, the Embassy of Uzbekistan in London, the British-Uzbek Society and “Tethys Petroleum Ltd”.
THE ASIA HOUSE FAIR
Fine Crafts & Design from Asian Artisans
FRIDAY 15th– SATURDAY 16th APRIL 2011
Asia House is a charity that aims to promote greater appreciation and understanding of Asian countries, their arts, religions and economies, and to foster closer communication between the peoples of Asia and Europe.
The ASIA HOUSE FAIR 2011 showcases fine and innovative work from artisans, designers and master craftsmen from many Asian countries including Iran, Central Asia, India, Pakistan, Myanmar, Indonesia, China and Japan.
The Asia House Fair brings together leading specialists in the Arts and Crafts of Asia, selling antique and contemporary textiles, carpets and rugs, cushions and quilts, traditional costume and clothes, shoes and bags, jewellery, lacquer, paintings and works of art.
The aim of the ASIA HOUSE FAIR is to highlight exciting innovations in design and technique and promote the products of many cooperatives and craftspeople working in the area of fair trade – rediscovering and reviving ancient craft traditions for the benefit of local communities. New productions can be seen alongside antique originals that have inspired designers and given Asian art and craft enormous popularity in this country for centuries.
Visitors to The Asia House Fair will find a busy and colourful marketplace full of wonderful products to view and buy in the elegant setting of an 18th century building which is the home of Asia in Central London.
Registration has begun for places at The Caspian-Khazri Azerbaijani Sunday School in London. Classes will take place each Sunday from 1100–1500hrs for children aged 5–15 years. The academic programme includes Azerbaijani language and literature, history, geography and children’s theatrical shows, based on Azerbaijani literature and drama.
All are welcome to learn Azerbaijani with Caspian-Khazri every Sunday!
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