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In Memoriam – Dr Shirin Akiner (16 June 1942–6 April 2019)

In Memoriam – Dr Shirin Akiner (16 June 1942–6 April 2019)

It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Dr Shirin Akiner, former BUS Chair and a dedicated member of the Society since its inception…

Report on Annual General Meeting

Report on Annual General Meeting

The British Uzbek Society held its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 17 October 2018. The event was attended by some 50 registered members…

Chairman’s Report

Chairman’s Report

BUS Developments and Activities June 2017 to June 2018…

Foreign War Graves in Uzbekistan

Foreign War Graves in Uzbekistan

One of the gauges of the humanity of a society is the way in which it treats the cemeteries and memorials of the foreign combatants who perished on their territory…

Suzanis – Gems of Uzbek Decorative Art

Suzanis – Gems of Uzbek Decorative Art

Suzani are handwoven silk embroideries originating from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, specifically a region formerly known as the Emirates of Bukhara and Kokand before they became Soviet Republics…

Summer Garden Party 2018

Summer Garden Party 2018

Some 100 people attended a marvellously organised and vibrant Summer Garden Party at the Embassy of Uzbekistan on 28 June 2018…

Uzbek Youth Culture

Uzbek Youth Culture

Social aspects of the youth in Uzbekistan, alongside the prospects and issues that they currently face today…

Partnership working with women’s organisations in Uzbekistan

Partnership working with women’s organisations in Uzbekistan

The event was organised by the British Uzbek Society. Mrs Rees gave an overview of the history that lead up to their work with partners SABR, in Samarkand…

Inauguration of the New Building of the Beruni Library

Inauguration of the New Building of the Beruni Library

A remarkable event took place in Tashkent – The inauguration of the splendid new premises of the Beruni Library of the Institute of Oriental Studies…

Central Asian Spring Festival 2018 – 25 March

Central Asian Spring Festival 2018 – 25 March

The organising team of the Central Asian Group is pleased to present the biggest ever Central Asian Spring Festival in London, a festive celebration of the awakening of spring. The…

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