The House in Spring24 May, 2019
By James Cormick. Now that we have pruned back the huge cherry laurels that were not only invading the lawn but also blocking the view, we can take long.
Barry Ison29 March, 2019
Written by James Cormick Sad news. Nigel Ison, our trimestrial window cleaner, told us this morning that his father, Barry, died last month, on Sunday 10 February 2019, of.
Nicholas Sims-Williams Wins Farabi International Award for Iranian and Islamic Studies8 February, 2019
We are delighted to share the news that our Chair, Nicholas Sims-Williams, Emeritus Professor of Iranian and Central Asian Studies at SOAS University of London, has been awarded the.
Seasonal News24 December, 2018
December 16th marked the 119th anniversary of the birth of our founding Trustee Sir Harold Bailey in 1899, just before the turn of the century – as he often.
Michaelmas Term 2018 Lecture Programme19 October, 2018
A new series of lectures at the AIIT begins next Friday 26 October. All are welcome. Lectures begin at 5.30pm, refreshments from 5pm. Unless otherwise indicated, lectures are held.
Feasting on the Shahnameh12 October, 2018
Amongst the manuscripts we hold at the Trust is Abolqasem Ferdawsi’s tenth-century epic Persian poem, the Shahnameh, copied in Samarkand in 1604. When I first applied for the Administrator.