"Conversation with the Winners” at University of Venice Ca’ Foscari

Date: April 18, 2023, 14:00 - 16:00
Location: University of Venice Ca’ Foscari

This was the first collaboration with the University of Venice Ca’ Foscari for the event “Conversation with the Winners”, to highlight the richness of Arab literature and culture through a conversation with SZBA laureates, the Tunisian poet and writer Moncef Ouhaibi, winner of the 2020 Literature award and Kuwaiti writer Lateefa Buti, winner of the 2017 Children's Literature award, featuring Monica Ruocco, Professor of Arab language and literature at the University of Naples “L’Orientale”, and the Ca’ Foscari professors Andrea Facchin and Simone Sibilio. 

The event commenced with keynote speeches by HE Dr. Ali bin Tamim, Secretary General of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre and Marco Ceresa, Director of the Department of Asian and Mediterranean African Studies, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. 


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