Joy Hilden went on a tour to Saudi Arabia and Qatar April 5 through April 21st. Lectures and other events were scheduled by private heritage organizations. The subject was Bedouin weaving, cultural heritage, and her book, Bedouin Weaving of Saudi Arabia and its Neighbours.
She visited Riyadh, Jeddah, Al Jouf, the El Qasim region, the Asir region and Dhahran. She visited Qatar under separate auspices.
For a full description of the tour with accompanying photos, please click: Lecture Tour to Saudi Arabia and Qatar