- Location: Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture & Research
- Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Sawsan Al-Abtah – Lebanon
A Professor of Islamic Civilization at the Lebanese University and Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Al-Abtah has also served as cultural editor in Al-Sharq Al-Awsat’s Beirut bureau since 1995. She earned her PhD Islamic civilization from Sorbonne University and was a member of the Center for Studies of Celestial Religions of the National Center for Research and Science in Paris. Al-Abtah has been a cultural journalist since 1989, working for numerous Arab newspapers and magazines over that span.