SOAS University of London

Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Celebrate Translating Arabic Fiction Today

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Date: 3 March 2018Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 3 March 2018Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Type of Event: Talk

Robin Moger’s winning translation is The Book of Safety by Yasser Abdel Hafez, Jonathan Wright won the 2016 prize for The Bamboo Stalk by Saud Alsanousi, and Paul Starkey won the 2015 prize for The Book of the Sultan's Seal: Strange Incidents from History in the City of Mars by Youssef Rakha.

This is a free event but do reserve your place by emailing


Supported by the Banipal Trust for Arab Literature, 1 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE

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