South Korea: An Economic Powerhouse in Transition
Asia House is delighted to invite you to join a stimulating discussion on the economic and foreign relations between EU/UK and South Korea. HE Mr Sungnam Lim, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, will make the opening remarks. Tony Whitehorn, President and CEO Hyundai Motor UK, will make the keynote speech and David Clive Price, author of recently published Phoenix Rising: A Journey Through South Korea, will introduce the event.
Tuesday 21 October
18.00 - 20.30
Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 2014
Tables and sponsorhip packages are on offer for Asia House's fifth annual Gala Dinner, when we will honour Ho Ching, CEO of Temasek, who will receive the prestigious Asian Business Leaders Award. The event will take place at The Banqueting House, Westminster.
Contact [email protected] to find out about sponsorship opportunities.
Monday 27 October
19.00 until late
Insights into how to do business in South Korea
With a GDP worth more than US$ 1304 billion and a popular culture (think Gangnam style) conquering the world, South Korea is both a miracle economy and hip. David Price offers tips on how to successfully do business with this fast-growing Asian tiger.
Apologie For understanding showcases the works of emerging Iranian artist Ghazaleh Avarzamani. Her art explores the nature of language use, cognition, meaning, and the relationship between it and reality.
Monday 3 - Friday 14 November
10.00 - 18.00
Join leading Iranian artist Ghazaleh Avarzamani for drinks at the opening reception of her November exhibition, Apologie For Understanding. Avarzamani, who is based in London, received her MA Fine Art at Central Saint Martins.
Monday 3 November
18.45 - 20.30
History of Bhutan retold in English for the first time
Renowned scholar Dr Karma Phuntsho chronicles the development of the Dragon Country from ancient to modern times.
Taktsang Monastery. Photo by Göran Höglund (Kartläsarn)
From saffron to dried lime with Jila Dana-Haeri
Join Asia House for an afternoon tea and talk with Jila Dana-Haeri, author of new cookbook From a Persian Kitchen. Learn insider tips, ask those essential questions and gain confidence in the kitchen.
Friday 14 November
15.00 - 16.30
An Iranian food odyssey
More or less Asian? A debate on stereotypes in literature
Asia House turns its attention to the theme of Asian stereotypes in the written word – what they are and who’s making them. Chaired by Bidisha, a selection of distinguished writers will share their own views on the topic as they recount stories of battles and triumphs.
Wednesday 12 November
18.45 - 20.00
This exhibition includes a number of artists and architects who will intervene in Asia House’s space by creating works that the public will encounter throughout the building.
Until February 2015
Artistic collaboration by performers, artists and architects
Win up to £2,500 to research Asian cuisine
Apply now for the Yan-kit So Memorial Award for Food Writers on Asia 2015
In memory of Yan-kit So, Britain's leading authority on Chinese cuisine, the Yan-kit So Memorial Award for Food Writers on Asia provides a bursary of up to £2,500 to unpublished cookery writers to travel to any country in Asia to research that country's cuisine.
The Award application deadline has been extended to 28 February 2015
21st October 2014
- Channel News Asia: New Japan ministers meet Emperor to officially start work
- Channel News Asia: Noodle soup sickens hundreds at Cambodia engagement party
- Channel News Asia: India says no compromise with China on territory
- SCMP: Ambitious nationwide plan to develop sports industry – and get people fit
- SCMP: Pilot killed after two Taiwan air force training jets collide mid-air
- SCMP: Billionaire chief of lard firm charged with fraud over Taiwan tainted oil scandal
- Zee News: No possibility can be ruled out: Rajnath on terror strike
- Zee News: US group to contest immunity for PM Modi
- Zee News: PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Dhanteras
- Financial Times: Pistorius given five years in jail
- Financial Times: China steel exports disrupt markets
- Financial Times: Total chief dies in Moscow air crash
News & Views
Insights into how to do business in South Korea17/10/14
David Price gives advice on how to do business in one of the world's most prosperous nations.Read more
A journey through the Dragon Country from ancient to modern times16/10/14
Dr Karma Phuntsho discusses the first book covering the complete history of Bhutan in English.Read more
Drifting through Asia House: artists intervene in our spaces15/10/14
Pamela Kember introduces Drifting Dérive which continues at Asia House until February 2015.Read more
DRIFTING DÉRIVE13/10/14 - February 2015
Artistic collaboration by performers, artists and architects until February 2015.Read more
South Korea: An Economic Powerhouse in Transition21/10/14 18:00
Join us for a discussion on relations between the EU/UK and South Korea.Read more
Asian Business Leaders Award Dinner 201427/10/14 19:00
Table sponsorship packages are now on sale for our annual gala event.Read more