Sikunder Burnes: Master of the ‘Great Game’

A lecture by Mr Craig Murray, author and former diplomat  

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.

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