Forthcoming events in 2014:
All events at Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP, unless otherwise stated.
Wednesday 17 September, 6.30pm
Recollections of Archaeology in Iran
Lecture by Professor David Stronach, O.B.E., F.S.A.
Wednesday 1 October, 6.30pm
Iran’s Natural Heritage
Screening of documentary films
Wednesday 5 November, 6.30pm
Modern Iranian art (title tbc)
Lecture by Morad Montazami
Wednesday 3 December, 6.30pm
Iranian food event
Panel discussion, followed by buffet
Simin Behbahani, the gregarious master of contemporary Persian ghazal , died in Tehran on 19 August 2014. She was 87 years old.
10th September 2014
The ruins at Takht-e Jamshid, known as Persepolis, are among the most formidable monuments that have gained a measure of symbolic status.
Ezzat Malek Soudavar
The Iran Heritage Foundation regrets to announce the death of Ezzat Malek Soudavar, who passed away in Tehran on 22nd June 2014 at the age of 101.
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.
18th - 19th January 2014
This symposium highlights and discusses the challenges and demands that face Iran and the preservation of its unique ecology: its ecosystems, habitats, wildlife and natural environments.
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.
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.
A Research & Reference Resource
A comprehensive reference and research facility putting the world's scholars and organisations at your fingertips
IHF delivers strategic support for Iranian collections at various partner institutions. Read more about our partnerships here.
IHF supports essential teaching posts at universities throughout the UK in Persian language, arts, history and culture. Read more about our partnerships here.
By Jean Perrot
Edited by John Curtis, this lavishly illustrated volume is a work of seminal importance for the understanding of ancient Persia.
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.
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.