Forthcoming events in 2014/15:
All events at Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LP, unless otherwise stated.
16-18 January 2015
From Persepolis to Isfahan: Safeguarding Cultural Heritage
Saturday 14 March 2015
Norouz Gala dinner
4-18 April 2015
Tour to Iran
An expert-led two-week tour to Iran, arranged by IHF
An expert-led two-week tour
to Iran, arranged by IHF
4-18 April 2015
Join us on our first IHF tour to Iran. The tour will be led by Dr John Curtis, OBE, FSA, current Chief Executive Officer of IHF and formerly Keeper of Middle East in the British Museum.
16th-18th January 2015
This conference will review the current state of cultural heritage in Iran and adjacent regions through a number of case studies, with experts from Iran, Europe and the UK.
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Wednesday 14th January, 6.30pm
The life of Cyrus the Great has been the subject great interest from antiquity to the present. Reza Zarghamee will discuss the aims and methods of his recently published book Discovering Cyrus.
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 supports essential teaching posts at universities throughout the UK in Persian language, arts, history and culture. Read more about our partnerships here.
IHF delivers strategic support for Iranian collections at various partner institutions. 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.