Arthur Probsthain Booksellers Arthur Probsthain has been one of the world’s leading specialist booksellers in the Oriental and African field for over a hundred years. We specialise in books on art, architecture, music, film, language, religion, literature, travel and current affairs. The British Institute of Persian Studies are an academic body founded in 1961, associated with an financially supported by the British Academy. They promote scholarship and research in all aspects of Iranian Studies.
British Institute of Persian Studies The British Institute of Persian Studies are an academic body founded in 1961, associated with an financially supported by the British Academy. They promote scholarship and research in all aspects of Iranian Studies.
British Iranian Chamber of Commerce The British-Iranian Chamber of Commerce (BICC) will be of interest to anyone involved in the economic relationship between the UK and Iran.
The Brunei Gallery The Galleries, within The Brunei Gallery building, host a programme of changing exhibitions that reflect subjects and regions studied at the School. They are both a student resource and a public facility, being part of the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London), Europe’s leading centre for the study of Asia and Africa.
Carolinda Tolstoy Potter, painter, romancer, artificer and crafter of pageants, pots, palaces, fabrics, tiles and abstract sculptures of glistening clay. Carolinda Tolstoy’s work recreates the techniques of Turkish Iznik and Persian Safavid cultures for purposes that are entirely contemporary, individual and creative.
Culture of Iran This site provides a brief and accurate portrayal of Iranian culture. It traces the origins and symbolism of the major Iranian celebrations, ceremonies and rituals, in addition to their present forms. Major current issues such as gender conflict, sexuality, and women’s rights are also discussed, plus codes of behaviour.
Eland Books Eland Books are a leading UK publisher specialist in great works of travel literature.
IRPedia This is a site to promote tourism to Iran.
Janet Rady Fine Art Based in London, and with twenty years’ experience of the International Art Market, Janet Rady Fine Art offers specialist, confidential, advisory services in all aspects of purchasing and selling Contemporary Middle Eastern art, as well as organising art transport and insurance for clients.
London Middle East Institute The London Middle East Institute, SOAS, (LMEI) is a charitable organisation whose aim, through education and research, is to promote knowledge of all aspects of the Middle East both among the general public and with those who have special interest in the region. The Institute serves as a neutral forum for the consideration of issues concerning the region and draws upon the resources of London and SOAS to provide teaching, training, research, publication, consultancy, outreach and other services related to the Middle East.
ShahreFarang ShahreFarang is the Iranian version of peep boxes, a form of entertainment provided by wandering showmen. Shahre Farang were made of metal in the shape of an oriental castle with several holes. ShahreFarang.com is hoping to bring you visual treats.