Abu Dhabi 28/11/2016- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) announced today its long list for the Translation category, consisting of 8 titles out of 86 nominations received. These nominations came mostly from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and France.
The Longlist for translation includes;
|1||‘Justice, Punishment and the Medieval Muslim Imagination’ authored by Christian Lange||English to Arabic||Riadh Miladi||Tunisian||Dar Al Madar Al Islami, Lebanon 2016|
|2||‘Philosophy in the Flesh, the Embodied Mind and its Challenge to Western Thought’ authored by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson||English to Arabic||Abdelmajid Jahfa||Moroccan||Dar al Kitab Al Jadeed, Lebanon 2016|
|3||‘Constantinople, City of the World’s Desire, 1453-1924’ authored by Philip Mansel||English to Arabic||Mostafa Kassem||Egyptian||The National Council for Culture, Arts, and Letters, Kuwait 2015|
|4||‘The First World in The Middle East’ authored by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen||English to Arabic||Tareq Alayyan||Egyptian||Jarrous Press 2015|
|5||‘Economy and Society’ authored by Max Weber||German to Arabic||Turki Mohamed||Tunisian||Arab Organization for Translation, Lebanon 2015|
|6||‘S/Z’ authored by Roland Barthes||French to Arabic||Mouhammed Al Boukri||Moroccan||Dar al Kitab Al Jadeed, Lebanon 2016|
|7||‘ Le Métaphore Vive’ authored by Paul Ricoeur||French to Arabic||Mohamed El Ouali||Moroccan||Dar al Kitab Al Jadeed, Lebanon 2016|
|8||‘Averroés: Le Philosophe Et La Loi’ Ibn Rushd||Arabic to French||Ziad Bou Akel||France/ Lebanon||De Gruyter, Berlin 2015|
The award has announced its longlist in two categories so far;’ Arts and Literary Criticism’ and ‘Best Contribution to the Development of Nations’. The announcements will continue for the remaining awards during the next few weeks.