‘A culture without translation is a culture without windows,’ the UAE’s Bodour says. ‘This is a direct reflection of the challenges we face.’
Nothing may sound better to publishers’ ears than the phrase ‘larger global markets for publishing.’ The UAE’s Sharjah Publishing City is a new trade zone now in development.
In a Publishing Perspectives exclusive, Bodour Al Qasimi reacts to the International Publishers Association’s recent membership controversy and looks at the Arab world’s industry in globalization.
Raised in ‘a family that loves books and reading,’ the publisher Bodour Al Qasimi arrives at Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum next week as one of the most influential and committed players on the industry’s world stage.
The IPA explores ‘the need for a joined-up, ecosystem recovery roadmap’ to address effects of the pandemic on the world publishing industry.
Sharjah International Book Fair has fulfilled its planned 11-day physical exhibition-floor run and three-day publishers conference.
The 39th edition of Sharjah’s International Book Fair is underway with controlled crowd density and other coronavirus risk-mitigation measures.
The Ghanaian founder of Sub-Saharan Publishers outlines the importance of the Africa Publishing Innovation Fund amid the pandemic.
The year, says Copyright Clearance Center’s Michael Healy, has been punctuated by adjustments to support the pandemic’s impact on education.
The Sharjah World Book Capital Office and Sharjah Book Authority are providing new grants to support Lebanese publishers and book fairs.