Report on the BUS Annual Dinner 2019

Report on the BUS Annual Dinner 2019

Report on the BUS Annual Dinner 2019

On 13 December 2019, British-Uzbek Society held its annual dinner at the historical, early Victorian surroundings of the University Women’s Club, in the heart of London’s Mayfair…

Talk by Alisher Rakhimov at SOAS University of London

Talk by Alisher Rakhimov at SOAS University of London

Talk by Alisher Rakhimov at SOAS University of London

In collaboration with the SOAS Vostok Society, the British-Uzbek Society held a talk by a renowned Uzbek ceramicist Alisher Rakhimov entitled ‘Traditional Ceramics of Uzbekistan: History and Contemporary Development…

In the footsteps of Avicenna

In the footsteps of Avicenna

In the footsteps of Avicenna

Despite a cold rainy evening people were arriving at the doorsteps of the Uzbekistan Embassy one after another and being greeted into the warm and comfortable interior of the beautiful…

Past Events

Joint talk by Dr Paul Wordsworth and Dr Christopher Fort

Joint talk by Dr Paul Wordsworth and Dr Christopher Fort

Joint talk by Dr Paul Wordsworth and Dr Christopher Fort on Friday,17 January at the Uzbekistan Embassy…

Christmas Party

BUS Annual Dinner at the University Women’s Club, Mayfair – co-sponsored by ‘Asmald Palace’ company from Kokand (Uzbekistan…

Master Class by Shirin Jalilova

Invitation: Master Class by Shirin Jalilova, Performer of Traditional Uzbek Dances…

Talk on Traditional Ceramics of Uzbekistan

History and Contemporary Developments by Alisher Rakhimov, master ceramist from Uzbekistan…

Talk In the Footsteps of Avicenna

Talk In the Footsteps of Avicenna

Talk In the Footsteps of Avicenna by Dr Shohista Saidkassimova and Nima Ghadri…

The Art of Suzani – 21 November 2018

The Art of Suzani – 21 November 2018

The first talk this season is dedicated to the art of the suzani – one of the most beautiful and intricate forms of applied art in Uzbekistan…

BUS membership is open to all

Our current members include individual professionals in various fields, students and “interested members of the public”. We also offer academic and non-profit institutions membership to cultural and educational institutions and corporate membership to companies and corporations with business interests in the region. So join us and let us together…

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Higher Education in Uzbekistan

Higher Education in Uzbekistan

Education in Uzbekistan has a long history. During the medieval Islamic period important madrassas (Islamic colleges) where established in this area. These institutions continued to enjoy a reputation for excellence until the early modern period. Towards the end of the nineteenth century, under Tsarist rule, a number of Russian, and mixed ‘Russo-Native’ schools and colleges…