Alva Robinson

Alva Robinson is an assistant editor at AramcoWorld. He holds a master’s degree in Turkic Literary Studies from the University of Washington, and he taught English for four years at International Alatoo University in Bishkek, Kyrgystan. He is also the founding editor of the Journal of Central and Inner Asian Dialogue.

Articles by Alva Robinson

After Manas, My Kyrgyz, Your Chingiz

After Manas, My Kyrgyz, Your Chingiz

Through more than 30 literary works, translated into more than 170 languages, as well as films and theater, Chingiz Aitmatov became credited with raising the profile of his country and, with it, the cause of cultural preservation throughout Central Asia.

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