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Sunday, May 10 • 10:15 - 11:00
Discussing childrens literature BEGRÄNSADE

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This session will explore childres literature and ask questions like what is a "good" childrens book, what is that make some book travel the world and stay for ages, while other books come and go in isolated places.

Moderators/مدير الجلسة
avatar for Wafa Thabet Mezghani وفــــــــــــاء ثـــــابت المزغنّـــــــي

Wafa Thabet Mezghani وفــــــــــــاء ثـــــابت المزغنّـــــــي

Children\'s literature critic, storyteller & Researcher وباحثة في ثقافة الطفل، وراوية قصص للأطفال, Sfax Higher Institute of Technological Studies- Tunisia
Wafa Thabet Mezghani, an English teacher with special training in Manchester and Oregon University and a long experience in teaching in primary and secondary schools (UAE and Tunisia) and higher education (ISET Sfax) and training in storytelling with ACUMEN and leadership with Iowa State University. Wafa has always combined teaching with her art of telling stories. In fact she has been telling stories since her childhood. She was born and... Read More →

Speakers/المتحدث
avatar for Amina Hachimi Alaoui

Amina Hachimi Alaoui

Director مديرة, Yanbow Al Kitab Publishing House دار نشر ينبوع الكتاب
| | Amina Hachimi Alaoui obtained a degree in Political Science from the College of Law, Mohammed V University, in Casablanca. She is the founder of two libraries: the Book Forum (1984) and the Arts Forum (1995). These two libraries have encouraged reading and cultural awareness as well as organising a number of festivals and cultural symposiums. She is also a founding member of the Moroccan Association for Book Professionals and director of... Read More →
avatar for Linah Awad

Linah Awad

Assistant Professor, University of Jordan
 Linah Awad is Assistant Professor in Arabic Language and Literature at the University of Jordan with a specialization in modern literary criticism and post-colonial studies. She teaches a course on children's literature. She has been a consulting specialist for the  Diakonia regional programmes on Arabic children’s literature. She has also served as a jury member for a variety of Arabic children’s literature awards.
avatar for Nabiha Mheidly نبيهة محيدلي

Nabiha Mheidly نبيهة محيدلي

Writer كاتبة, Dar Al Hadaek
| Nabiha Mheidly is a Lebanese writer and member of Al-Hadaek publishing house, which specializes in Arabic children’s literature since 1987. Nabiha has written more than 80 books for children from different age groups. Her works has received many awards, including the Etisalat prize (in 2014 and 2012) and the Kuwait Book Bair prize (in 2011). She conducts reading sessions and lectures at several universities in Lebanon and runs workshops... Read More →


Sunday May 10, 2015 10:15 - 11:00
Tawasul تواصل ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE

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