Nominations for the year 2018 are closed. The results will be announced 12 December 2018

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  • Seminar : Translation and knowledge unity

    The Sheikh Hamad Award for International Translation and Understanding, in collaboration with the Executive Education " Excellence Center organized a seminar on "Translation and knowledge unity

  • Start of the 2018 edition of the Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding

    From Bayt al-Hikma (House of Wisdom) to Madrasat Al-Alsun (School of Languages), the translation was the window of Arab culture to the world, through which knowledge was sought wherever it was found. The books were translated into Arabic in various fields: from the wisdom of India and the heritage of Persia in the East to the Greece philosophy in the West. The translation process in our Arab and Islamic culture was characterized by the encouragement of translators by celebrating and acknowledging their important cognitive role.

  • The $2M ‘Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation’

    The Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding (SHATIU) is accepting nominations for the year 2017, and this goes for translations from and into English, French, Chinese, Japanese, Malay, Farsi, and Urdu, as long as the partner-language on the other side is Arabic.