Iran Heritage Foundation

Iran Heritage Foundation

Charity information

Iran Heritage Foundation

IHF promotes Iranian and Persianate history and culture, from antiquity to modernity. We organise regular public events and conferences, as well as provide support for academic fellowships.

Founded 1995

  • Mission statement

    The Iran Heritage Foundation is a non-political UK registered charity with the mission to promote and preserve the history, languages and cultures of Iran and the Persianate world. The objectives of the Foundation are achieved by organising and supporting activities of cultural or scholarly merit. IHF programmes include sponsoring teaching posts and fellowships at universities and museums, giving grants for academic research and cultural activities, and organising regular events and conferences, both in the United Kingdom and abroad.

  • Aims

    Iran Heritage Foundation aims to:

    • To promote an understanding of the history and cultures of Iran and the Persiante world, through public events such as lectures and conferences, as well as supporting relevant exhibitions.
    • To provide support to small projects through our grant scheme, both for academic and broader cultural projects, in relation to Iranian heritage.
    • To support fellowships at academic and cultural institutions, enabling post holders to provide education and promote a greater understanding of Iranian cultural heritage.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1995

    Registered Charity Number: 1001785

    Board members: 13

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 1

    Phone number: 02074934766

    Address: IHF, 63 New Cavendish Street London W1G 7LP

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  • Cultural Heritage Programme

    The programme aims to present a series of lectures covering a broad range of subjects with... More