This meeting marked Sheikha Bodour’s first official engagement since she was conferred her new position at IPA. At the meeting, she stressed that challenges and opportunities in the Arab publishing landscape will remain key points on IPA agenda for the next couple of years.
Students are enrolled in a 45-hour course taken across 10 weeks, comprising 30 lessons of 90 minutes each. The centre, an affiliate of the Arabic Language Academy, has enabled more than 100 non-Arabic speakers to learn the language so far.
The Publishers Club, a virtual discussion series launched in 2020 by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), has announced its next session to be held on March 4 (Thursday).
The Sharjah Book Authority, SBA, has explored new opportunities for cultural cooperation to strengthen bilateral relations between Sharjah and several Italian cultural entities during a meeting with a high-level delegation from Italy.
The hybrid offline – online model of SIBF 2020 themed ‘The World Reads from Sharjah’ and organised by the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), offered 1,024 publishers from 73 nations a much-needed opportunity to showcase millions of titles including 80,000 new releases to a physical audience of 382,000 people who visited the book fair.
Although the good people at Sharjah Book Authority didn’t let the pandemic stop us from having SIBF20, it came with a new angle: the panels were online.
A word enters a person’s heart like a bullet. It might be small but each one is very impactful, says Kuwaiti author Mishel Hamad.
The exemption of rental fees for the publishing houses is valued at Dhs6 million.
The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced that it will continue to receive applications for the fourth edition of the prestigious Sharjah Translation Award ‘Turjuman’ until 1 September 2020.
Sharjah Public Library (SPL), an affiliate of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), will host a series of four expert-led virtual sessions in August on topics that range from human development and self-development to culture and education, moderated by Rama Muhana.