TAASA NSW EVENTS "Cities of the Silk Road" ­ 5 September Powerhouse Museum The `Silk Road’ from Damascus, its western most entrepot, to Kashgar, the important market city of western China and the dynamic Central Asian trading cities in between, feature in this one day seminar. Distinguished speakers include Ross Burns AM on Damascus, Leigh Mackay on Bukhara, Heleanor Feltham on Samarkand, Rae Bolotin on Tashkent and Dr Farid Bezhan on Kashgar. For more information please contact Gill Green on 9331 1810 and bookings to Judith Rutherford 9417 2585 or judithrutherford@bigpond.com. – TAASA Review September 2009


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