A Study Day on Central Asia is being arranged for Thursday 9th July
2020. Our Speaker will be Christopher Aslan Alexander well known as the author of ‘A Carpet Ride to Khiva’. Chris was born in Turkey and grew up in war-torn Beirut. After university he moved to Central Asia. While writing a guidebook about Khiva, he fell in love with this desert oasis boasting the most homogenous example of Islamic architecture in the world, and stayed.