Launching in Abu Dhabi on November 21, Kalima – “word” in Arabic – is a non-profit initiative which will address the gap left by a deficit in translation into Arabic stretching back 1,000 years.
Seeded by …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, November 06 - 2007 @ 12:14
The Abu Dhabi based initiative will be part of the Arab World Market Focus at this year’s fair which will see all eyes on the opportunities to do business with the Arab World.
International and UK …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, April 16 - 2008 @ 12:44
Kalima is a giant translation initiative recently launched by the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH).
The translations include the works of seven prominent award-winning American authors, like Denis Johnson; Marilynne Robinson, Edward …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Saturday, March 07 - 2009 @ 12:38
With the goal of building understanding between the United States and Arab speakers, Americans are invited to nominate novels, short stories or poetry that reflect American dreams, opportunities and challenges or otherwise embody the ‘American …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, September 10 - 2008 @ 11:14
The session came as part of several summer activities through which the National Library at ADACH seeks to boost the presence of books and increase the number of readers.
This is to be achieved through communication …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, August 02 - 2011 @ 10:58
Each year Kalima translates and publishes more than 100 titles of classic, modern and contemporary writing from around the world, by bringing together publishers, literary agents, authors, translators and printers, with the aim to provide …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Saturday, March 06 - 2010 @ 15:28
Kalima (‘word’ in Arabic), funds the translation, publication and distribution of high-quality works of classic and contemporary writing from other languages into Arabic.
“The rest of the world enjoys a wealth of domestic and translated writing, …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, November 21 - 2007 @ 10:33