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Pasha A. | Elance
 
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Pasha A.

Writer, Journalist, and Translator
   United Kingdom
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Overview

I am a published author and editor, and hold a postgraduate qualification in Literary Translation with Distinction from the Chartered Institute of Linguists, London.

I have worked as a journalist for the Tehran Times. I also served as the editor of print and web-based publications of the Cultural Heritage Organisation.

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Portfolio

A news report on the release of my book 'A Glimpse of Iran'.
http://http://www.mehrnews.com/en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=1082169
Details of my book 'Iran: Land of Religions' from the National Library of Austalia
http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/4937012
Details of my book 'Iran/Persia' from the National Library of Australia
http://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/4937085
This is a catalogue record for my book 'A Glimpse of Iran'
http://elib.boi.go.th/elib/cgi-bin/opacexe.exe?op=dig&lang=0&db=Main&pat=&cat=aut&skin=u&lpp=16&catop=&scid=zzz&ref=A:@24726&nx=1
Qualification in Literary Translation from the Institute of Linguists

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Service Description

I provide writing, editing, and translation services to an excellent standard of quality to meet a wide range of needs.

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Employment

Various Clients
Freelance Translator
2010 - Present
I provide Persian to English and English to Persian translation services as a freelance contractor.
The Cultural Heritage Organisation of Iran
Senior Translator/Editor
2007 - 2010
In this role, I translated Persian texts to English; wrote and edited content in English; lead the Persian to English translation team; and had editorial responsibility in respect to the form and...
The Tehran Times Newspaper
Translator
2006 - 2008
I translated news stories, articles and editorials from Persian to English for publication by the Tehran Times newspaper and the English service of Mehr News Agency. In this role, I translated and...
Academy Translation Bureau
Translator
2004 - 2006
In this role, I translated and proofread a wide range academic texts on the subjects of literature, arts, history, science, and IT from English to Persian and from Persian to English.
Various Clients
Freelance Tranlsator
1999 - 2004
In this role, I provided English to Persian and Persian to English translation to clients. The texts were widely varied in subject and spanned a wide range from literary texts to academic articles.

Education

Institute of Linguists Educational Trust, London
Certificate in Literary Translation (Distinction)
2011 - 2012
Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
BSc Programme in Physics
2000 - 2003

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Persian
Farsi
Journalist
Translation
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