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Nick Fielding – Thomas and Lucy Atkinson and their travels in Central Asia

This talk, by journalist and author Nick Fielding, will describe the Atkinsons’ foray into present-day Kazakhstan, where they spent almost a year in the most remote outpost of the Russian Empire – and where Lucy gave birth to their only child. He will describe his visit this summer to some of the places described by the Atkinsons and put their journey into the context of nineteenth century great power politics.

Harun Yilmaz – Red Batyrs of Kazakh Steppe: Nation-building under Stalin

  Event Date: 5 February 2013
 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2012/2013 Dr Harun Yilmaz (Oxford) – Red Batyrs of Kazakh Steppe:  Nation-building under Stalin Harun Yilmaz holds his MSc. and PhD (2011) from the University of Oxford. He was a post-doc fellow …