The Academy aims to provide and circulate information about a selection of events taking place in the UK, including seminars, conferences, social, cultural and educational events, as well as courses and training provided by other organisations for the benefit of the individuals in the community.
Calling all Afghan performers to welcome the Afghan Cricket Team in England
Afghanistan is playing this year in 9 matches over 6 cricket grounds in Bristol, Cardiff, Taunton, Manchester, Southampton and Leeds. For further information and how you can be part of this unique opportunity, please contact us or click on the link to contact Red Sky At Night directly.30th May - 14th July 2019
A Collaboration with Asia House - Free for Students!
Explore with Professor Hamid Naweed the story of the oldest commercial gemstone; its meaning for our ancestors, and how it made its way to the most prestigious buildings in the world, from mosques in Herat to the Sistine Chapel, the Blue Mosque in Mazar, the Ishtar gate, the walls of Babylon and the temple of Karnak—mankind’s shrines of power. A discussion and audience Q&A will follow the lecture, moderated by award-winning jewellery designer Sima Vaziry.22nd January 2019
Reviewer meets Reviewed - 21st January 2016
Discussion between Prof John Baily, author of ‘War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan: the Ethnographer’s Tale’, and Dr Nichola Khan, who reviewed the book for the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.21st January 2016