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Welcome to our programme

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Marek Brieška in conversation with Mohammed Hassan Alwan, Randa Jarrar, Abdellah Taia and Hussein Al Abri

Why do we Write and What do we Write about?

Event 39 Venue: Municipal Public Library of Bachoura

Please note that this event is in Arabic
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Charbel Dagher in conversation with Islam Samhan, Hussein Jelaad, Abdullah Thabit, Abderrahim Elkhassar

Young Arab Poets

Event 40 Venue: Municipal Public Library of Monnot

Please note that this event is in Arabic
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Alawiya Sobh in conversation with Zaki Baydoun, Hala Kawtharani, Nazem El Sayed and Hyam Yared

New Lebanese Literature

Event 41 Venue: Lina’s Café (ABC Ashrafieh)

Please note that this event is in Arabic
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Hamdy El Gazzar and Yahya Amqassim in conversation with the winners of the Beirut19 competition

A meeting between Beirut19 and Beirut39 authors

Event 42 Venue: LAU – Business School Auditorium

Please note that this event is in Arabic
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Readings by Abderazzak Boukebba, Faiza Guene, Abdelaziz Errachidi and Nagat Ali

Tales from North Africa

Event 43 Venue: Kutubus – La Corniche

Readings in Arabic and French
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Hartmut Faehndrich, Marek Brieška, Alice Guthrie and Pius Alibek

Translating from Arabic

Event 44 Venue: Université Saint-Joseph

The translators Hartmut Faehndrich, Marek Brieška, Alice Guthrie and Pius Alkibek will discuss the beauties and challenges of translating Arabic into other languages.

Please note that this event is in English

Venue address: Salle Joseph Zaarour, Institut de Langues et de Traduction (ILT), 6th floor, Campus des Sciences Humaines (CSH), Université Saint-Joseph (USJ), Rue de Damas
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Yusra Mukaddam in conversation with Rosa Yassin Hassan, Najwan Darwish, Samar Yazbek and Samer Abou Hawwash

The Literary Language of Men and Women

Event 45 Venue: Sanayeh House

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Rachid Daif in conversation with Mansoura Ez Eldin, Mohammad Salah Al Azab and Youssef Rakha

New Egyptian Literature

Event 46 Venue: T-Marbouta Cafe

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Hassan Daoud in conversation with Abdelkader Benali, Yassin Adnan, Mansour El Souwaim and Dima Wannous

What is the Situation of Contemporary Arabic Literature?

Event 47 Venue: Zico House

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The Beirut39 authors introduced by Pierre Abi Saab

39 minutes (followed by a night of music and entertainment)

Event 48 Venue: Place de L’Etoile, Downtown Beirut

The Beirut39 authors introduced by Pierre Abi Saab will share their experiences of the festival with the audience.

Please note that this event is in Arabic
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