In a reversal, the German philosopher Jürgen Habermas says he will not accept the Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s Cultural Personality of the Year honor.
The 15th iteration of the prize gives its career achievement honor to the German sociologist, known for his work in communicative reason.
Organizers describe key features of this year’s physical-and-digital Abu Dhabi International Book Fair and Germany’s guest of honor program.
The 2021 Sheikh Zayed Book Award winners come from Egypt, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, the United States and Lebanon.
The Zayed Award honors finalists in ‘he Development of Nations’ and criticism from Egypt, Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, and Tunisia.
Moving its physical programming to 2022, the German program plans a hybrid model at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair for this year.
The Sheikh Zayed Book announces its 2021 shortlists in ‘Arab Culture in Other Languages,’ ‘Publishing and Technology’ and Translation.
The three shortlists announced today comprise nine titles selected from a total 39 longlisted works. Winners are to be named in May.
The importance of Arabic in the scholarly world, our experts agreed, needs to be recognized by bringing more of it to the wider conversation.
At issue in Tuesday’s discussion from the Sheikh Zayed Book Award and Publishing Perspectives: The world presence of Arabic scholarly work.