Events

Frankfurt Book Fair Digital Programme: The Arab World and Europe: Flight and Migration in Children’s Books

Date: October 16, 2020, 19:30 - 20:30
Location: Frankfurt Book Fair Digital Programme

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award participated in a virtual discussion at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2020 live Digital Programme. Chaired by Dr. Stephan Milich, Arabist and Board member of Litprom, the ...

Speakers

Ibtisam Barakat
Kirsten Boie
Dr. Stephan Milich

Frankfurt Book Fair Digital Programme: The Arab World: There is a lot to discover

Date: October 13, 2020, 12:30 - 13:30
Location: Frankfurt Book Fair Live digital programme

As part of the Frankfurt Book Fair's 2020 digital live programme, the Award organised a panel titled ‘The Arab World: There’s a Lot to Discover’ on 13 October 2020.

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Margaret Obank
Hannah Johnson

Arabic Children’s Literature in Translation: Conversations with Publishers and Translators

Date: September 28, 2020, 16:30 - 17:30
Location: Live Webinar on YouTube

Hosted by Publishing Perspectives and the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, award-winning translator Sawad Hussain and Canada-based Bookland Press publisher Robert Morgan joined Publishing Perspectives ed ...

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Porter Anderson
Robert Morgan
Sawad Hussain

The Positive Impact of Prizes on Translation

Date: September 3, 2020, 19:30 - 20:30
Location: Live Webinar on Zoom

The Bookseller and the Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized a Virtual Webinar titled ‘The Positive Impact of Prizes on Translation’.

Literary prizes have the power to dram ...

Speakers

Daniel Hahn
Ghassan Fergiani
Samantha Schnee
Nancy Roberts

The Global Influence of the Arabian Nights

Date: July 16, 2020, 19:00 - 20:00
Location: Live Webinar on Zoom

The Bookseller and the Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized a Virtual Webinar titled ‘The Global Influence of the Arabian Nights’.

The discussion unpacked the legacy of ...

Speakers

Tom Tivnan
Richard van Leeuwen
Marina Warner
Yasmine Seale

Write Your Life: Pen, Voice and Story

Date: July 12, 2020, 18:00 - 19:00
Location: Live Virtual Seminar on Zoom

In partnership with Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, an online Memoir/Personal History writing workshop titled ‘Write Your Life: Pen, Voice, and Story’ was delivered by Ibtisam Barak ...

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Ibtisam Barakat

Building a Digital Ecosystem for Knowledge

Date: June 25, 2020, 19:00 - 20:00
Location: Live Digital Seminar on WebEx

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award hosted last week a seminar entitled 'Building a Digital Ecosystem for Knowledge', exploring the digital impact on the publishing sector. Moderated by Saeed Hamdan A ...

Speakers

Saeed Hamdan Al Tunaiji
Abdulla Majed Al Ali
HE Rashid Al Kous
Dr. Abdulsalam Haykal
Salah Chebaro

Virtual Seminar with Ibtisam Barakat, Winner of the 2020 Children's Literature Award

Date: May 11, 2020, 22:00 - 00:00
Location: Live Digital Seminar on WebEx

Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized an online literary discussion in collaboration with Al Multaqa Literary Salon via Webex platform with Ibtisam Barakat, SZBA 2020 recipient of the Children's Lite ...

Speakers

Asma Seddiq AlMutawaa
Dr. Parween Habib
Ibtisam Barakat

Virtual Seminar with Dr. Mohamed Ait Mihoub, Winner of the 2020 Translation Award

Date: May 4, 2020, 22:00 - 00:00
Location: Live Digital Seminar on WebEx

Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized an online literary discussion in collaboration with Al Multaqa Literary Salon via Webex platform with Dr. Mohamed Ait Mihoub, SZBA 2020 recipient of the Translat ...

Speakers

Asma Seddiq AlMutawaa
Dr. Hana Sobhi
Dr. Mohamed Ait Mihoub

Virtual Seminar with Haydar Qasim, Winner of the 2020 Young Author Award

Date: April 27, 2020, 22:00 - 01:00
Location: Live Digital Seminar on WebEx

Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized an online literary discussion in collaboration with Al Multaqa Literary Salon via Webex platform with Hayder Qasim, SZBA 2020 recipient of the Young Author Award ...

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Asma Seddiq AlMutawaa
Dr. Azza Hashem
Haydar Qasim

Children's Literature, the Internet and the Virtual World

Date: April 27, 2020, 22:30 - 23:30
Location: Live Digital Seminar on Zoom

Sea of Culture in collaboration with Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized an online literary discussion entitled “Children's Literature, the Internet and the Virtual World” with the Pale ...

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Ann Al Safi
Ibtisam Barakat

Virtual Seminar with Dr. Moncef Ouhaibi, Winner of the 2020 Literature Award

Date: April 18, 2020, 17:00 - 20:00
Location: Live Digital Seminar on WebEx

Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized an online literary discussion in collaboration with Al Multaqa Literary Salon via Webex platform with Dr. Moncef Ouhaibi, SZBA 2020 recipient of the Literatur ...

Speakers

Dr. Ali bin Tamim
Asma Seddiq AlMutawaa
Dr. Moncef Ouhaibi
Dr. Parween Habib
Abdulla Majed Al Ali

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Hosts Seminar on Tolerance in Culture, Literature and History

Date: December 22, 2019, 09:00 - 17:00
Location: St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award organised an international seminar on the role of tolerance ...

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Dr. Dheyaa Al Kaabi
Dr. Ridwan Al Sayyid
Dr. Abdulla Al Ghathami
Dr. Khalil Al Shaikh
HE Turki Al Dakhil
Prof. Zikrur Al Rahman
Dr. Gilbert Sinouè
Abdulla Majed Al Ali
Sultan Al Ameemi
Dr. Mohammed Hajjo
Dr. Ali Jaafar Al Allaq
Dr. Fatima Al Mazrouei

Sheikh Zayed Book Award organises Arab-Russian Cultural Dialogue in Moscow

Date: December 9, 2019, 17:00 - 21:00
Location: Moscow, Russia

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award organised a panel discussion in Moscow on Monday (9 December) to highlight the pivotal cultural role of Russian-Emirati cultural dialogue. Held at the Ritz-Carlton, Mo ...

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Prof. Vitaly Naumkin
HE Dr. Ali Bin Tamim
HE Maadhad Hareb Al Khyeli
HE Mikhail Bogdanov
Yury Pulya
Dr. Dmitry Mikulsky
Dr. Vasily Kuznetsov

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Launches First Translations of Winning Titles

Date: October 18, 2019, 16:00 - 17:00
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) ...

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Marco Zapparoli
Hessa Al Muhairi
Anetta Antonenko

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Hosts Trends in Children’s Literature - Arab and German Voices at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Date: October 17, 2019, 16:00 - 17:00
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award hosted ...

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Hussain Almutawaa
Stefan Weidner
Dr. Christiane Raabe
Stephan Trudewind

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Attends First Ever International Publishers Association Seminar in Middle East

Date: October 1, 2019
Location: Kempinski Hotel, Amman, Jordan

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award participated in the first ever International Publishers Association (IPA) seminar to take place in the Middle East, held in the Jordanian capital of Amman on 30 Sep ...

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Wael Attili
HE Dr. Ali Bin Tamim
Dia Haykal
Dr. Inaam Kachachi

‘Meet the 2019 Winners’ Seminar at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Date: April 25, 2019, 20:00 - 21:00
Location: Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

The winners of the 13th annual S ...

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Dr. Khalil Al Sheikh
Bensalem Himmich
Dr. Charbel Dagher
Dr. Philip F. Kennedy
Hussain Almutawaa
Dr. Abderezzak Belagrouz
Professor Jaroslav Stetkevych
Professor Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych

SZBA Panel Discussion on 'Translation as a Tool of Cultural Exchange'

Date: April 24, 2019, 18:00 - 19:00
Location: Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) organised a panel discussion entitled ’Translation as a Tool of Cultural Exchange’ as part of its participation in the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair ...

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Claudia Kramatschek
Margaret Obank
Jan Karsten
Stefan Weidner

SZBA Panel Discussion on ‘Arabic Literary Awards – Mobilising the Cultural Scene’

Date: April 24, 2019, 19:00 - 20:00
Location: Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) organised a panel discussion entitled ‘Arabic Literary Awards – Mobilising the Cultural Scene’ as part of its participation in the Abu Dhabi Book ...

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Dr. Ali bin Tamim
Dr. Randa Habib
Dr. Mohammed Bennis
Dr. Abdelaziz AlSebail
Dr. Henri El Awit
Dr. Jalal Tawahiah

Meet the 2019 Winners Seminar at Sorbonne Abu Dhabi University

Date: April 23, 2019, 10:00 - 11:00
Location: Sorbonne University, Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Book Award organised a ‘Meet the Winners’ session in partnership with Sorbonne Abu Dhabi University.

The session was moderated by Dr. Hana Sobhi, Professor ...

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Dr. Hana Sobhi
Dr. Charbel Dagher
Dr. Abderezzak Belagrouz

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Organises Storytelling Event at Magrudy's Abu Dhabi

Date: March 29, 2019, 15:00 - 16:00
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized a Children’s Story Telling’ event in partnership with Magrudy’s Bookstore, at Al Wahda Mall branch, Abu Dhabi on 29 March 2019. The event featu ...

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Hessa Al Muhairi
Hala Al Bassar

The Role of Literary Prizes in Increasing Readership’ Seminar in Collaboration with UAE University

Date: March 20, 2019, 12:30 - 13:45
Location: Al Ain – UAE

To mark the National Month of Reading, Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) organized a panel discussion on 20 March 2019, in partnership with United Arab Emirates University entitled ‘The role o ...

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Dr. Ali Al Kaabi
Dr. Fatima Hamad Al Mazrouei

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Organises a Discussion on 'Arabic Literature Today' at London Book Fair

Date: March 13, 2019, 11:00 - 13:00
Location: London, UK

Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) organised a panel discussion entitled ‘Arabic Literature Today’ as part of its participation in the London Book Fair.

The talk, featured ...

Speakers

Porter Anderson
Mouza Al Shamsi
Nasser Jarrous

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Organises Storytelling Event at Magrudy's Dubai

Date: December 27, 2018, 15:00 - 17:00
Location: Dubai, UAE

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) organised a children’s storytelling event in collaboration with Magrudy’s Bookstore on Thursday, 27 December 2018. The storytelling session was a co ...

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Hessa Al Muhairi
Hala Al Bassar

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Organizes Storytelling Event at Kinokuniya Dubai

Date: December 6, 2018, 17:00 - 19:00
Location: Dubai, UAE

Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized a children’s storytelling session in collaboration with Kinokuniya Bookstore in Dubai mall on December 6th in celebration of the centenary of the late S ...

Speakers

Dr. Fatima Hamad Al Mazrouei
Tracey Skibinski Jones

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Organises Milan seminar

Date: October 5, 2018, 15:00 - 17:00
Location: Milan, Italy

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) has organised the next instalment in its series of international seminars as part of its commitment to advance Arab culture. The seminar, entitled ‘A Dial ...

Speakers

Paolo Gualandris
Carlo Sini
Marco Zapparoli
Alessandro Zaccuri
Paolo Spincci
Aldo Perola
HE Dr. Ali Bin Tamim
Abdullah Majed Al Ali

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Holds Cultural Seminar in New York Public Library

Date: July 11, 2018, 15:00 - 17:00
Location: New York, USA

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) organised and held a seminar at the New York Public Library (NYPL) entitled ‘Arabic Literature in Translation’ on Wednesday 11th July. The seminar i ...

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Chip Rossetti
John Siciliano
Max Weiss
Alexander Elinson
HE Majid Al Suwaidi
Juergen Boos

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Engages in Cultural Dialogue in London

Date: September 20, 2017, 18:00 - 20:00
Location: London, UK

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award held a seminar on “Exploring the Arab Culture in Other Languages” at the Lanesborough Hotel in London on Wednesday 20th September, which brought together a ...

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Dr. Haitham Al Zubaidi
Margaret Obank
Prof. Marina Warner
Dr. Dhyaa Al Kaabi

Russian Literary and Academic Figures Race to Win Zayed Book Award

Date: October 5, 2014, 09:00 - 00:00
Location: Moscow, Russia

In cooperation with UAE’s Embassy in Moscow, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, along with the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, organized an Arab-Russian Cultu ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Launches Cultural Program in Spain

Date: September 28, 2014, 09:00 - 00:00
Location: Madrid, Spain

Abu Dhabi, September 27, 2014 Following its successful trip to Japan, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award hosted a series of meetings and activities last week in the Spanish Capital of Madrid, as part ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Meets with the Japanese Judging Panel

Date: September 16, 2014, 11:00 - 00:00
Location: Tokyo, Japan

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s convoy to Japan concluded their meetings with the Japanese judging panel appointed to assess the works contending to win the Award’s “Arabic Cul ...

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Oxford University Hosts Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s Seminar on Political Sufism & Arab Children literature

Date: September 17, 2013, 16:00 - 00:00
Location: Oxford, UK

Oxford University Centre for Middle Eastern Studies hosted a Seminar for the Sheikh Zayed Book Award. Lecturers were Dr. Ammar Ali Hassan, winner of the Best Contribution to the Development of ...

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Arab Culture in Other Languages' Promoted in Italy

Date: September 6, 2013, 09:00 - 00:00
Location: Cremona, Italy

Marking its very first interaction with the Italian cultural community, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award held a press conference alongside a poetry reciting night at Cremona Cultural Festival, Nort ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s Young Author Award Winner Tells Story of His Journey from Poet to Philosopher

Date: April 28, 2013, 12:00 - 00:00
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Continuing on its success in delivering interactive seminars during the ADIBF, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, celebrated as the most important cultural event in the Arab region, hosted today the ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Participates in Frankfurt Book Fair 2012

Date: September 23, 2012, 09:00 - 00:00
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Abu Dhabi, September 23, 2012 – The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has participated in this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany which marks the 64th cycle of the world's largest trade fair ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Meets German Writers in Berlin

Date: September 17, 2012, 10:00 - 00:00
Location: Berlin, Germany

In September 2012, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award in cooperation with UAE Embassy in Germany, organized the Arab-German Cultural Seminar in the German Capital Berlin, at the UAE Embassy in the Germ ...

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The Award Creates Hype at Frankfurt Book Fair

Date: September 10, 2012, 11:00 - 00:00
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award's participation at Frankfurt Book Fair this year has lured international attention towards rising Arabic literary creativity. The Award's fine selection of present win ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Promotes New Category in Berlin

Date: September 10, 2012, 08:00 - 00:00
Location: Berlin, Germany

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today it will be participating in a cultural Seminar in Germany this coming Thursday, 13th of September 2012, in cooperation with Ministry of Foreign Affa ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Participates in Sharjah International Book Fair

Date: November 4, 2010, 12:00 - 00:00
Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is participating in the Sharjah International Book Fair 2010 this year with the Award's Stand, as well as conducting a cultural seminar entitled "Features and Memories ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Cultural Seminar Held during Sharjah International Book Fair

Date: November 4, 2010, 09:00 - 00:00
Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award held on Thursday, November 4, 2010 a Cultural Seminar entitled "Features and Memories of the Cultural Landscape of the UAE", in the Emirate of Sharjah as part of its p ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Conducts an Arts Seminar in Damascus

Date: August 5, 2010, 14:15 - 00:00
Location: Damascus, Syria

Sheikh Zayed Book Award hosted a seminar entitled "Arts in contemporary Arab literature", under the auspices of Riad Na'san Al Agha, Syrian Minister of Culture and the participation of three A ...

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University of Oxford Hosts the Inaugural Sheikh Zayed Book Award Lecture

Date: November 5, 2009, 11:00 - 00:00
Location: Oxford, UK

St. Antony's College, Oxford hosted the inaugural Sheikh Zayed Book Award Lecture on Thursday the 5th of November, in presence of Saif Al Shamsi, UAE's Consul in the United Kingdom and Hatim Saif ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award discusses 'Translation from and to Arabic Language' in New York

Date: September 16, 2009, 09:00 - 00:00
Location: New York, USA

Sheikh Zayed Book Award held a seminar about "Translation from and to the Arabic Language" parallel to the Award’s participation in BookExpo America in New York. The event was held at the N ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Holds the 'Indo-Arab Cultural Relations' Seminar at London Book Fair

Date: September 9, 2009, 09:00 - 00:00
Location: London, UK

Sheikh Zayed Book Award, held a seminar on "Indo-Arab Cultural Relations", as part of the Award’s participation in the London Book Fair. The seminar was chaired by Dr Ali Al-Noaimi, member ...

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The Launch of Sheikh Zayed Book Award Seminars in the Assilah Cultural Season

Date: August 13, 2009, 10:00 - 00:00
Location: Asilah, Morocco

HRH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan , Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court inaugurated the cultural and literary events of Sheikh Zayed Book Award on the 13th of August 2009 , which comes as ...

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Multilingual Publishing at Frankfurt Book Fair

Date: October 18, 2008, 13:00 - 00:00
Location: Frankfurt, Germany

During October 14- 18- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award advanced dialogue between the Arab and international publishing industry at the world's largest publishing trade event, the Frankfurt Book Fair. ...

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Discusses Impact of Literary Awards on World Book Industry

Date: October 15, 2008, 19:00 - 00:00
Location: Bonn, Germany

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award organized a literary seminar on Saturday 15th October joining Libyan-born author Ibrahim al-Kouni (Winner of Sheikh Zayed Book Award for literature in 2008) and Nasser ...

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Translation: Bridging the Gap Between French and Arab Cultures

Date: July 7, 2008, 12:00 - 00:00
Location: Paris, France

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award hosted a major seminar on strengthening ties between Arab and French cultures at the prestigious Arab World Institute in Paris, France on Monday July 7th 2008 and join ...

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Children’s Literature Seminar in Cairo

Date: June 18, 2008, 08:00 - 00:00
Location: Cairo, Egypt

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award joined an assembly of renowned cultural and literary figures in a seminar entitled “Children’s Literature: Shaping the Future” as part of its partici ...

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Prizes in the Arab World

Date: April 14, 2008, 09:00 - 00:00
Location: London, UK

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award participated in a seminar held during the London Book fair as part of a series of seminars organized by the British Council. This event provided an overview for publis ...

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