september 2022 musings

hampstead heath july 2022

a short look at some climate related news and projects in Central Asia Editor’s note: photo was taken amid the drought, Hampstead Heath, London, July 2022. NEWS As always, CAREC continues to work for climate issues in Central Asia by participating in international fora. At the moment they are working with representatives on preparing for COP27. The Third Pole reported on the July glacier collapse filmed by British tourists. June article from Nature: Climate change is turning more of Central Asia into desert: The rapid expansion will have significant impacts on ecosystems… Read More

August 2022 musings

Kuik-Mardan

end of summer lists of new articles on #Archaeology in #CentralAsia, new projects and books to enjoy

may 2022 musings

A LITERATURE FESTIVAL, two new books on herat, a database of sites in xinjiang, dunhuang forgeries conference now online and so much more – enjoy!! SILK ROAD LITERARY FESTIVAL: 17-21 sEPTEMBER 2022, TASHKENT & bUKHARA, uZBEKISTAN ‘The Silk Road Literary Festival raises the profile of literature from and about Central Asia and the Silk Road, and supports the creative and commercial development of the region’s publishing sector. In 2022 the festival will be hosted in Uzbekistan and online, with 50 events including talks, talking walks, children’s activities, and workshops.’ ‘Литературный фестиваль «Шелковый… Read More