is Chair of the Department of
Arabic and Islamic Studies at
Elliott Colla is a runner-up in the 2009 Saif Ghobash – Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation for his translation of Ibrahim al-Koni's Gold Dust.
He was one of the judges of the 2010 Saif Ghobash – Banipal Prize.
Banipal No 31 Spring 2008
Banipal No 36 Literature in Yemen Today (2009)
Banipal No 40 Libyan Fiction (2011)
International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2017 – Longlist announced[read more]
Syrian writer Khaled Khalifa writes on being Syrian today – t"he issue in Syria is not one of refugees but of a whole population that is being turned into either corpses or forced to flee while the world stands silently by"[read more]
Banipal 57 – Syria in the Heart is published today[read more]
Announcing the Banipal Visiting Writer Fellowship[read more]
16th International Berlin LIterature Festival 7-17 September 2016[read more]
Announcing the Inaugural Annual Lecture
Friday 14 October
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