Dr. Dheya Abdulla Al Kaabi

Dr Dheya Al Kaabi is an assistant professor of Arabic and Islamic studies at the University of Bahrain, specialized in Literary Criticism and Narratology. She received her MS and PhD in Arabic Languag...

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Dr Ali Al-Kaabi

Dr. Ali S. AlKaabi is the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Students Affairs and Enrollment at UAE University. Prior to that, he worked as acting Dean and Vice Dean of the College of Education and Assistant...

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Samer Abu Hawwash

Samer is a writer and Journalist, born in 1972 in the Southern Lebanese city of Sidon.  He graduated from the Department of Journalism and Communication/Lebanese University in 1997. In his earlier yea...

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Saeed Hamdan Al Tunaiji

An acclaimed journalist and columnist, Saeed Al Tunaiji earned a BA in Political Science and General Management from the United Arab Emirates University before embarking on a journalism career with th...

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HE Mohammed Ibrahim Al Mahmood

As the Chairman and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Media Company, HE has a keen interest in literary matters. Having previously been heavily involved in sports, as the Vice President of the board of d...

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HE Jumaa al-Qubaisi

HE Al Qubaisi serves as an Executive Director of The National Library, which is open to the public and scholars and comprises some 4,000 Arabic manuscripts and 1.5 million books, is Director of the an...

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HE Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan

HE Sheikh Sultan, now Chairman of the Department of Transport of the Government of Abu Dhabi, was previously Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority and oversaw the organisations emergen...

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Dr. Amal Abdullah Juma Al Qubaisi

Dr. Al Qubaisi was the first woman to be elected and to chair one of the UAE’s Federal National Council meetings. She has a special interest in education and young people’s issues. In 2007, Dr. Al...

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HE Zaki Anwar Nusseibeh

HE Al Nusseibeh is cultural advisor at the Presidential Court, interpreter for the President of the United Arab Emirates, serves as a member of the Board of the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority a...

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HE Jasem Mohamed Saeed Al Darmaki

HE Al Darmaki is currently Acting Director-General of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority. In recent years HE Al Darmaki supervised the successful integration of the former Abu Dhabi Tourism Authori...

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Professor Dr. Mohammed Badran

Prof. Badran is a poet, critic and professor of literary critique at Egypt’s Janoub Al Wadi University. His academic career spans universities in Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Brunei a...

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Dr. Mohammed Bennis

Dr. Bennis is a Moroccan poet and one of the most important figures in modern Arabic poetry. The author of more than 30 published poetry, prose, essay and translation works, Dr. Bennis' key achieveme...

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Juergen Boos

After training as a publishing manager, Juergen Boos studied business management in at the University of Mannheim, a public research university in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He worked for s...

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Professor Dr. Kadhim Jihad Hassan

Iraqi-born Dr. Hassan now lives in France where he is a faculty member at the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations (INALCO) in Paris and a lecturer at the Paris Sorbonne and othe...

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Professor Dr. Khalil al Sheikh

A seasoned researcher, critic and translator, Dr. Al Sheikh is a Professor of Arabic Language and Literature at Jordan’s Yarmouk University and holds a doctorate in comparative critical studies from G...

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