The program opens its 16th prize cycle with a call for submissions in all nine of its categories, with translation funding expanded.
The 15-year-old award program, says secretary-general Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, now has honored a total 100 laureates.
‘Forging strategic alliances with regional and international partners’ is part of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre’s goals.
In four important programs at the fair, the award will present commentary from—and conversation with—winners from 2020 and 2021.
The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair’s programming, including authors and professional discussions, is to be streamed online May 23 to 29.
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.