Iran Heritage

IRAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION

Friends of IHF

FRIENDS OF IHF

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Friends of IHF provide a crucial contribution to our work, such as enabling us to provide a diverse programme of events that promote Iranian culture to a wide audience. Your support allows IHF to carry out its work within the UK and abroad.

Tomb of Esther and Mordechai, Hamadan (c) A. Cordova

THE IRANIAN JEWISH COMMUNITY: A SHORT SURVEY OF THEIR HISTORY FROM THE ACHAEMENID TO THE QAJAR

Lecture

Wednesday 4 February, 6.30pm

Mehri Niknam explores the history of the Iranian Jews with reference to their culture and religion to examine how the Jewish community was affected by the history, culture and religion of their host country.

Appointment

NEW FELLOWSHIP

Iran Heritage Foundation Visiting Fellowship in Iran’s Environmental Sustainability at SOAS (2014/2015)

The Iran Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce a new Visiting Fellowship at SOAS devoted to promoting research and scholarship on Iran’s environmental challenges.

Persian Manuscript Digitisation Project

PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT DIGITISATION PROJECT AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY

Digital Archive

An Online Portal for Researching Persian Manuscripts

The Iran Heritage Foundation is fundraising for this important project, which will catalogue and digitise some of the many Persian manuscripts in the British Library's collection.

Connections Between India and Iran

CONNECTIONS BETWEEN INDIA AND IRAN

International Conference

30 and 31 January 2014

This conference examined relations and contacts between India and Iran from the time of the Indo-Iranian migrations to the 19th century.

The Iranian Studies Directory

ANNOUNCING THE IRANIAN STUDIES DIRECTORY

A Research & Reference Resource

A comprehensive reference and research facility putting the world's scholars and organisations at your fingertips

Universities

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERSHIPS: UNIVERSITIES

Since 2009

IHF supports essential teaching posts at universities throughout the UK in Persian language, arts, history and culture. Read more about our partnerships here.

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERSHIPS:
MUSEUMS

Since 2009

 

IHF delivers strategic support for Iranian collections at various partner institutions. Read more about our partnerships here.

The Palace of Darius at Susa

THE PALACE OF DARIUS AT SUSA: THE GREAT ROYAL RESIDENCE OF ACHAEMENID PERSIA

By Jean Perrot

Edited by John Curtis, this lavishly illustrated volume is a work of seminal importance for the understanding of ancient Persia.

The Golha Project

GOLHA PROJECT WEBSITE

Digital Archive

An Online Portal for Researching Persian Music and Poetry

Iran Heritage Foundation is proud to announce that the Golha website launched in August 2012 has received over 2 million visitors in less than 6 months.

Stay Close

STAY CLOSE

A Contemporary Music Project

Stay Close is a ten-month project funded by Arts Council England and Jerwood Charitable Foundation exploring contemporary classical music as a means of cultural exchange between the UK and Iran.

The Cyrus Cylinder U.S. Tour 2013 - A short film from Iran Heritage Foundation on YouTube.

The 2013 tour of the Cyrus Cylinder attracted 315,000 visitors to major venues in
five US cities.

Organized by the British Museum in partnership with the Iran Heritage Foundation
and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution.