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Ehsan Yarshater, founder of Encyclopedia Iranica, dies at 98 04 Sep 2018

Ehsan Yarshater, founder of Encyclopedia Iranica, dies at 98

 The U.S.-based Iranian scholar Ehsan Yarshater who spent all his life creating his magnum opus, Encyclopedia Iranica, a complete encyclopedia of Iranian culture and history, passed away on Saturday, a number of his fellow colleagues announced in posts published on social networks. He was also a professor and the founder of the Center for Iranian […]

Tehran Islamic encyclopedia center to commemorate Gandhi 02 Oct 2017

Tehran Islamic encyclopedia center to commemorate Gandhi

TEHRAN – The Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia in Tehran is scheduled to commemorate Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule, in a meeting this evening. Indian Ambassador Saurabh Kumar and Iranian scholars, including Dariush Shayegan and Mostafa Mohaqqeq-Damad, will deliver speeches on Gandhi’s genuine belief in […]