Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Book Award 14th Edition: Winners Livestream Presentation

4/16/2020 5:00:00 PM
4/16/2020 5:30:00 PM

16 Apr 5:00 PM -
4/16/2020 5:30:00 PM
5:30 PM
4/16/2020 5:00:00 PM

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020 warmly invites you to a Livestream Presentation Ceremony of the winners in its 14th Edition, via the Award’s YouTube Channel and social media @zayedbookaward #SZBA2020.

The annual prize dedicated to Arabic literature and culture recognises the outstanding work of writers, translators, academics, editors and publishers from around the world. Join us online to celebrate this year’s international recipients, who will be present via video to accept their awards.

Winners from each category will include:
The Cultural Personality of the Year - Salma Khadra Jayyusi, Palestine/Jordan 
Literature - Moncef Ouhaibi, Tunisia
Belkas ma Qabl Al Akheera (The Penultimate Cup) 

Young Author - Hayder Qasim, Iraq
ilm Al Kalam Al Islami fi Derasat al Mustashrikeen Al Alman 
(Islamic Theology in the Studies of German Orientalists)

Children’s Literature - Ibtisam Barakat, Palestine/USA
Al-Fatah Al-Laylakeyyah (The Lilac Girl)

Translation - Mohamed Ait Mihoub, Tunisia
Al-Insan Al-Romantiq (L’homme romantique) by Georges Gusdorf, translated from French to Arabic 

Publishing & Technology - Banipal Magazine, UK
Margaret Obank and Iraqi author Samuel Shimon - Co-founders and Editors 

Arabic Culture in Other Languages - Richard van Leeuwen, the Netherlands
The Thousand and One Nights and Twentieth-Century Fiction: Intertextual Readings 

You can watch the full award ceremony here

4/16/2020 5:30:00 PM
4/16/2020 5:00:00 PM
Thu, Apr 16, 2020
TIME5:00 PM5:30 PM
LOCATIONVirtual Event ,abudhabi
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