Cultural Personality of the Year

Juergen Boos: Habermas’ refusal of Zayed Book Award is a wrong decision

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 02:13 GMT

Juergen Boos, director of the Frankfurt Book Fair, described his German compatriot Jürgen Habermas’ refusal to accept the Sheikh Zayed Book Award after being chosen as the Cultural Personality of the Year as a wrong decision and a wasted opportunity.

Sheikh Zayed Book Award expresses disappointment at Habermas' retreat from accepting award

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 01:40 GMT

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award expressed disappointment at the German philosopher Jürgen Habermas's retreat from his pre-acceptance of the award, but respects his decision.

Sharjah book fair elects Mohamed Saber as ‘Cultural Personality’

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 02:17 GMT

The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) has elected Dr. Mohamed Saber Ibrahim Arab, Egypt’s former minister of culture.