Lectures

A Silk Road Adventure from Georgia to Mongolia

When: Tue., May 19, 6:30 p.m. 2015

Valerie Myntti of Rochester traversed the northern route of the ancient Silk Road by truck. She traveled through Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, and Mongolia visiting extraordinary historical, religious, scenic, cultural, and geological sites along the way. Her presentation will provide an historical overview of the Silk Road—both past and present—including a discussion of the present day challenges of environmental sustainability in the region and global citizenship.

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