Abu Dhabi (Etihad)
The exhibition and reading committee of the seventeenth session of the Sheikh Zayed Book Prize at the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center of the Department of Culture and Tourism has begun to review the works submitted for the award and assess their compliance with the conditions and criteria. reward. The committee will continue to meet to review nominations for the current session until the October 1 nomination deadline to select worthy books from the long list.
This took place during the first meeting of the award selection and reading committee, which was held recently under the chairmanship and participation of the award’s secretary general, Dr. Ali bin Tamim, president of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center. A team of experts from the field of the award, including Syed Hamdan Al Tunaij, Acting Executive Director of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, and Dr. Khalil Al Sheikh, member of the Jordan Prize Scientific Committee, and Dr. badria. Al-Bishri, Member of the Scientific Committee of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Award. The meeting was also attended by Dr. Ali Al Kaabi, from the United Arab Emirates.
The Doctor. Ali bin Tamim, secretary general of the Sheikh Zayed Book Prize and chairman of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Center, said during the meeting: “We appreciate the great role played by the members of the reading and selection committee at this stage. The award, which represents a scientific mission through which it seeks to select the best and best works that feed the Arab and international cultural movement. We appreciate your efforts.”
The final number of works for the seventeenth call will be announced in October and the finalists in November, after which the specialized jury will begin to study and evaluate the nominations in the nine strands of the award. Approved criteria include knowledge specialization, level of content presentation and level of commitment to the analysis and synthesis methodology. Honesty in citation and documentation, originality and innovation in the selection of topics, research and study, as well as publication aesthetics and artistic direction in each contributor. Applications for the award in the seventeenth session remain open until October 1, through the website: (zayedaward.ae)
Source: Al Ittihad