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Events from 2011

Workshop on Algerian Poetry for Arabic Speakers

Workshop on Algerian Poetry for Arabic Speakers

Worod Musawi leads the third of our innovative community workshops for Arabic speakers that aim to introduce them to the process of translating poetry and the work of the PTC. This workshop will focus on poetry from Algeria.

Salam House
6-10 Lyon Place
Maida Vale
London
NW8 8NL

Somali Week Festival 2011 Launch

Somali Week Festival 2011 Launch

Part of: Somali Poets’ Tour 2011

The Somali Week Festival 2011 will be launched with a spectacular series of readings by visiting poets Jaamac Kadiye Cilmi, Saado Cabdi Amarre and Axmed Shiikh Jaamac.

Oxford House
Derbyshire Street
London
E2 6HG
Workshop on Somali Poetry by Axmed Shiikh Jammac with Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’

Workshop on Somali Poetry by Axmed Shiikh Jammac with Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’

In the lead-up to the Somali Week Festival 2011, we tried to arrange a special workshop with visiting poet Axmed Shiikh Jammac; however, sadly his visa didn’t arrive in time. Nevertheless, we held a workshop with translator, Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Moroccan poetry by Abdellatif Laâbi

Workshop on Moroccan poetry by Abdellatif Laâbi

For the first in our new series of workshops, André Naffis-Sahely introduced us to the poetry of the great Moroccan poet, Abdellatif Laâbi, who writes in French.

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Arabic Poetry by Hazim Al-Temimi from Iraq

Workshop on Arabic Poetry by Hazim Al-Temimi from Iraq

In the first of our community workshops for Arabic speakers led by Worod Musawi, the participants produced a literal translation of a poem by Hazim Al-Temimi from Iraq. In this workshop, we completed the translation of Hazim’s poem, ‘One Day’.

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop for Arabic Speakers on Poetry from Oman

Workshop for Arabic Speakers on Poetry from Oman

This is the third in our new series of workshops for Arabic speakers that will introduce them to the process of translating poetry and the work of the PTC.

Salam House
6-10 Lyons Place
Maida Vale
London NW8 8NL

Revealing Hidden Voices

Revealing Hidden Voices

The South Bank Centre, in association with English PEN and the Poetry Translation Centre, presents a selection of poets and musicians from both refugee and international backgrounds.

The Front Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall
Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London
SE1 8XX
Workshop on Somali Poetry by Faysal Aw-Cabdi

Workshop on Somali Poetry by Faysal Aw-Cabdi

Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’ joins us to lead a workshop on the poetry of Faysal Aw-Cabdi Axmed. The literal version of Faysal’s poem, ‘Perfection’ was translated in the first of our workshops for Somali speakers.

RADA (Council Room)
62-64 Gower St
London WC1E 6ED

Second Workshop for Somali Speakers

Second Workshop for Somali Speakers

Maxamed Xasan ‘Alto’ leads the second in our series of workshops for Somali speakers that will introduce them to the process of translating poetry and the work of the PTC.

RADA - Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Council Room
62-64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

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