Yearly Archives: 2017

Report on Annual Dinner – Rosa and John Vercoe

Report on Annual Dinner – Rosa and John Vercoe

On 11 December 2017, a unique occasion took place to celebrate Uzbekistan’s Constitution Day and the Christmas Festival. The…

Lecture by Dr Aliya Abykaeva de Tiesenhausen on  “Early Soviet Uzbek Artists”

Lecture by Dr Aliya Abykaeva de Tiesenhausen on “Early Soviet Uzbek Artists”

At a well-attended meeting on 22 November BUS members old and new were unanimous in their praise for a…

Neurosurgical adventures in Uzbekistan

Neurosurgical adventures in Uzbekistan

Report by Professors Michael Powell and Ashley Grossman (2017) First Contacts In June 2005, I first went to Tashkent. It…

University of Cambridge: Research Projects on Uzbekistan and Neighbourhood States

Dr Siddharth Saxena, who heads the Cambridge Central Asia Forum (CCAF), has conducted field work in Bukhara and Fergana over…

UK-Uzbek Scientific and Education Council

UK-Uzbek Scientific and Education Council The idea originated initially within the Executive Committee of the British-Uzbek Society (BUS…

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…

Kurash Uzbekistan

Kurash Uzbekistan

Kurash is a form of upright jacket wrestling native to Uzbekistan…

British Teams compete internationally

British Teams compete internationally

Tournaments in the UK soon followed with the results of these determining selection for international events. British teams have enjoyed…