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24 January 2022
Linguistic Affiliation and Policy Challenges
Location: Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture & Research
Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Abdulsalam Al-Masdi
Academic, writer, diplomat and Minister of Higher Education in Tunisia, Dr. Abdulsalam Al-Masdi was born in Sfax. He holds degrees in Arabic Language and Literature since 1979. Widely considered to be one of the foremost researchers in the field of linguistics and language, Dr. Al-Masdi is a member of the Tunisian Writers Union and has a distinguished career diplomatic field, serving as Tunisia’s delegate to the League of Arab States and ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is a member of the Arabic language academies in Tunis, Libya, Damascus and Baghdad. He also won many awards, including the Sultan Al-Owais Prize for Literary Criticism 2009.

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Shaikh Ebrahim Center