Adult event
New Politics, Old Identities: Shereen Abouelnaga, Shahad Al Rawi & Jabbour Douaihy

New Politics, Old Identities: Shereen Abouelnaga, Shahad Al Rawi & Jabbour Douaihy

Friday 1 March, 6pm-7pm

Al Ras 1, InterContinental, DFC

How does political discourse shape our identities?

Our panel investigates the critical role imaginative fiction plays in understanding, defining and preserving one’s sense of identity, and discusses how they approach identity in their own writing.

Dr Shereen Abouelnaga is an Egyptian author, literary critic and professor at Cairo University - Egypt.

Shahad Al Rawi is an Iraqi author, the youngest female author to be shortlisted for the IPAF 2018 for her first book “The Baghdad Clock”.

Jabbour Douaihy is a Lebanese writer. His novel ''The Vagrant'' was shortlisted for IPAF 2012 and has been translated into several languages.

Language: Arabic with English translation
AED 75Foundation Friend: AED 68

All prices are inclusive of VAT

Language: Arabic, English
Session No. 14 
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