Iran Heritage

IRAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION

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

Conference

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

Griffin capital, Persepolis

TOUR TO IRAN

 

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.

Siosepol Bridge, Isfahan

Conference

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.

Friends of IHF

FRIENDS OF IHF

Membership

 

 

Support us & become a Friend today

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.

Reza Zarghamee

CYRUS THE GREAT: BETWEEN HISTORY AND LEGEND

Lecture

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.

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.

Ecology

IRAN’S NATURAL HERITAGE: A CATALYST SYMPOSIUM TO SPARK MEASURABLE CHANGE

Conference

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.

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.