Spanish Cultural Center in Cairo to honor Egyptian translator Khaled Salem on Sept. 5


Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 01:11 GMT

FILE - Cervantes Institute [Spanish Cultural Institute]

FILE - Cervantes Institute [Spanish Cultural Institute]

CAIRO – 5 September 2021: On September 5, the Cervantes Institute [Spanish Cultural Center in Cairo], is organizing a ceremony to honor Khaled Salem, a well-known professor of Spanish literature and translator, in recognition of his career in the field of Spanish studies and translation between Arabic and Spanish.




Salem translated about forty titles in a long journey that he started while studying for his BA and PhD in Comparative Literature at the Universidad de Madrid Autonoma. He wrote about Egyptian literature and Arab culture in El País and in other Spanish and Arabic publications in Egypt, Paris, London and the Persian Gulf.




Moreover, Salem worked as a professor at the Universidad de Madrid Complutense and the University of La Unid, Burgos, Spain, and the Official Language School in Madrid, then returned to the Academy of Arts in Cairo, and works in other private universities.




He has periodical articles and studies in Spanish and Arabic and has participated in many conferences in Europe and Egypt.



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