A ceremony to commemorate the late Iranian poet, writer and translator Tahereh Saffarzadeh will be held on November 3.
According to ISNA, the Iranian Poetry Association has organized the event.
Literary figures Ahmad Masjed-Jamei, Soheil Mahmoudi and Afshin Ala will discuss Saffarzadeh’s personality and thoughts during the event.
The renowned scholar passed away in 2008 at the age of 72 after a long-time battle with brain disease.
Saffarzadeh graduated in English literature from Tehran University and pursued her studies in contemporary world literature in the US.
She has published some fourteen poem collections and ten books on the principles of literary, scientific and Qur’anic translation. Saffarzadeh has presented several translation theories, including ‘the Scientific Progression via Translation’.
Tahereh Saffarzadeh published the first bilingual translation of Qur’an in Persian and English in 2001.
The Organization of Afro-Asian Writers selected her as the most prominent woman in the Islamic World in 2005.