Rare selection of Mongolian films to be screened

A rare and revealing showcase of new and old films from Mongolia, featuring the first ever UK screening of Lodongiin Tudev’s classic 'Before Rising Up the Rank,' Khoroldorj Choijoovanchig’s Yellow Colt about an eight-year-old nomad, as well as Byamba Sakhya's Remote Control about modern-day Ulaanbataar, will be screened at The Cinema Museum as part of an Asia House Film Festival 2015 post-Festival screening.

Sunday 19 April

14.00 - 21.00

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EU-Japan FTA negotiations to resume next week

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The 10th round of the EU-Japan FTA negotiations will take place next week from 23 to 28 April 2015 in Tokyo. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to conclude the negotiations by the end of 2015. Get the full deatils from our interview with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Japan Yasumasa Nagamine.

Indian author's new book looks at plight of women in India

Award-winning author Anuradha Roy launches her new book 'Sleeping on Jupiter' at Asia House. The dark tale takes place in the fictional Indian town of Jarmuli, but reflects real life. She will be in conversation with the Guardian books editor Claire Armitstead.

Tuesday 28 April
18.30 - 20.00

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Discover how nature influences Iran's architecture

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker and video artist Mania Akbar, British sculptor Douglas White, musician and filmmaker Roxana Vilk, The Courtauld Institute of Art’s Asian Art Scholar Dr. Sussan Babaie, internationally acclaimed Iranian artist Khosrow Hassanzadeh, and Studio Integrate Co-Founders Mehran Gharleghi and Amin Sadeghy, will speak about the important influence that nature in Iran has on the country's art and architecture.

Thursday 23 April

18.30 - 21.00

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Iranian buildings - an inspiration for modern-day architects?

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The various panellists taking part in the multi-disciplinary exhibition Evolution, which continues at Asia House until 24 April, talk about the principles and influence of vernacular Iranian architecture and how it could and perhaps should influence architecture today.

Nikkei's pick of the top 44 companies in India

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India 40 is a list of more than 40 of India's most promising publicly traded companies, based on their market capitalisation, growth potential, name recognition, business portfolios and standing in their respective industries, among other criteria. India 40 aims to give readers an inside look at where the Indian economy heading. Many of those in the list are large conglomerates with long histories.

Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival 2015 programme now online

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The Festival will run from 7 – 18 May, 2015 featuring some of the top names in Asian literature including British-Chinese author Xinran, Turkey’s bestselling author Elif Şafak, award-winning Indian novelist Anuradha Roy and one of South Korea’s most important modern writers, Hwang Sok-yon.

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Anita Anand in conversation with Arifa Akbar

The literary editor of the Independent and i newspapers, will be in conversation with Anita Anand, author of Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary. Anita will talk about the dispossed Indian princess Sophia Duleep Singh and women's historical involvement in suffrage movements, a week ahead of the UK general election.

Thursday 30 April

18.30 - 20.00

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Sponsorship packages now available for the Asian Business Leaders Award Gala Dinner

The chairman of CIMB Group Nazir Razak will receive the prestigious Asia House Asian Business Leaders Award at our annual gala event at The Banqueting House in Whitehall. For sponsorship opportunities and table sales please contact Rachelle Kessels on +44 207 307 5466 or email rachelle.kessels@asiahouse.co.uk.

Tuesday 13 October

19.00 - 23.00

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Previous illustrious winners of the Asian Business Leaders Award include Ratan Tata and Ho Ching

2014 Ho Ching, Executive Director and CEO of Temasek
2013 Azim Premji, Chairman of Wipro Ltd
2012 Lubna Olayan, Chief Executive of Olayan Financing Company
2011 Ratan Tata, Chairman of Tata Group
2010 Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint, former Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings; Vikram Singh Mehta, Chairman of Shell India; and Jack Ma, Chairman and Founder of Alibaba.com

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  • Asia House is hiring an Events and Facilities Coordinator

    16/04/15

    The Coordinator will work in our Venue Hire department ensuring the smooth running of events.

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  • Iranian buildings – an inspiration for modern-day architects?

    14/04/15

    An exhibition on Iranian art & architecture has opened at Asia House and continues until 24 April.

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  • Xinran launches hotly anticipated new book at Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival 2015

    07/04/15

    The ninth annual Festival will run from 7 – 18 May at Asia House.

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    Evolution: Art and Architecture Exhibition

    09/02/15 - 19/02/15

    An exhibition on trends in historical and contemporary Iranian architecture.

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    19/04/15 14:00

    A rare and revealing showcase of new and old films from Mongolia.

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    Evolution: Discussion on Role of Nature

    23/04/15 18:30

    Discover the role of nature in Iranian art and architecture.

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