Sikunder Burnes: Master of the ‘Great Game’
20 June 2018
Where: SCI (Society of Chemical Industry), 14/15 Belgrave Square, London SW1
Lecture starts at 1.15pm. Sandwich lunch at 12.30pm - please order by 2.30pm on Monday 18 June, via the office
Tickets: Members and their guests only
Craig Murray was a member of the British Diplomatic Service from 1984 to 2004, including a period as Ambassador to Uzbekistan where he became well known for his public criticism of western policy towards the Uzbek regime. He has since made a career as a writer and publishes a blog that comments frequently on stories about intelligence and UK policy. He is a supporter of Scottish Independence.
His book Sikunder Burnes is the only recent biography of this famous explorer of central Asia who is the subject of his book.