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Wednesday, April 27 • 19:15 - 20:00
Promotion of books and reading in a bilingual society LIMITED

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Malta, a group of mediterranean islands and a former British colony makes the most of a bilingual literary heritage. English is spoken here but also the native Maltese, a language akin to Arabic. The Chairman of the National Book Council of Malta speaks about promotion of reading in two languges and about Maltese-language literature produced by a younger generation of authors.

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Alexandra Buchler

Director مدير, Literature Across Frontiers مؤسسة
Alexandra Büchler is director of Literature Across Frontiers - European Platform for Literary Exchange, Translation and Policy Debate based in Wales, United Kingdom, and editor of its series of reports on the publishing of translated literature and related policy and financing. She is co-author of LAF’s report on the translation of Arabic literature into English and of a recent statistical report on the... Read More →

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Mark Camilleri

Executive - Chairman, National Book Council
Mark Camilleri is Executive Chairman of the National Book Council, an entity falling under the remit of the Ministry of Education. He has graduated with a Masters degree in history from the University of Malta and is currently working on his PhD in philosophy. Camilleri previously worked as a freelancer writer and journalist, and his writings focus on the post-colonial history of Malta with special reference to economic and political development... Read More →

Wednesday April 27, 2016 19:15 - 20:00

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