English translations of the “12 Ghazals By Alisher Navoiy, 14 Poems By Abdulhamid Cho’lpon” – Talk by Andrew Staniland, 30th September 2021


Andrew Staniland is an English poet. Among his many collections, “The Perennial Poetry (2010)” has translations of French, Spanish, Italian and German sonnets. “Rhapsodies” (2014) has translations of Ukrainian and Russian poems. His most recent collection, “A New Diwan (h/t Alisher Navoiy)”, in 2020, is a sequence of short poems inspired by Alisher Navoiy and Uzbekistan.


Andrew will talk about his collaboration with 2 Uzbek translators for their new book of translations, “12 Ghazals By Alisher Navoiy, 14 Poems By Abdulhamid Cho’lpon”. He will talk about the 2 poets and the different challenges of translating their work into English and will read examples of the translations.

Venue:  Uzbekistan Embassy, London


6:00PM – 6:30PM – Registration and drinks

6:30PM – 7:30PM – Intro, Talk and Q&A

7:30PM – 8:00PM – Networking drinks

Registration is essential! RSVP by 27th September 2021: admin@uzbek.org.uk

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