Jemimah Steinfeld, Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival Manager, in conversation with Jila Dana-Haeri, author of From a Persian Kitchen
Author hopes her latest cookbook will demistify Persian cuisine

Jila Dana-Haeri hopes her book will inspire people outside Iran to cook traditional Persian dishes.

Ali Nourbakhsh, the percussionist in NoName Trio performs the daf at Asia House
Iranian percussionist creates fusion sounds with ‘mesmerising’ Persian drum

Read about NoName Trio who will perform at Asia House this Thursday.

Some of the students who entered the Student Writing Competition
Winners of Asia House Student Writing Competition revealed

Read about the outcome of our highly competitive writing contest.

Whetting your appetite for a Persian dining experience at Asia House

Jila Dana-Haeri guides you through the delights of Iranian cooking.

Zhihua Temple Musicians
Asia House to echo to the haunting music of the Zhihua Temple

Hear the centuries-old plaintive instrumental accompaniment to Buddhist rituals in China.

Exploring language barriers in Ghazaleh Avarzamani’s Apologie for Understanding

Words can often be the best way to be misunderstood.

Manipulating perceptions through music, film and the blink of an eye

Film composer Simon Boswell discovers more about people when their eyes close.

Taktsang Monastery (also known as The Tiger's Nest), a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex in Bhutan. Photo by Göran Höglund (Kartläsarn)
A journey through the Dragon Country from ancient to modern times

Dr Karma Phuntsho discusses the first book covering the complete history of Bhutan in English.

Drifting through Asia House: artists intervene in our spaces

Pamela Kember introduces Drifting Dérive which continues at Asia House until February 2015.

Professor Chris Berry gave a presentation about Chinese masculinity at Asia House
A ‘marked absence of bed scenes and no Bruce Lee babes’ in Chinese cinema

Professor of Film Studies Chris Berry explains the attributes a Chinese male hero needs to have.