24th ilb
5 – 14 Sep 2024 Program
9 – 18 Sep 2024 Young Program

Herkunft: Saudi-Arabia

Safa Al Ahmad

Safa Al Ahmad is an independent journalist and writer from Saudi Arabi. She lives in Istanbul today and works for print and TV media. In 2012 she was shortlisted for the Roy Peck Prize for Independen Journalism. Her documentary film Al-Qaeda in Yemen has been nominated for the Emmy Award

Raja Alem

Raja Alem was born in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. She studied English Literature at the University of King Abdulaziz, Jeddah. She first began writing in the cultural supplement of Riyadh newspaper, but became widely known after the publication of her novel »Tariq al-Harir’« (Beirut, 1995; tr. The Silk Road). Raja has

Mohammed Hasan Alwan

Mohammed Hasan Alwan was born in 1979 in Riyadh. In 2002 he received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from King Saud University. In 2008 he earned an MBA at the University of Portland, in Oregon, in 2016 a PhD in international marketing at Carleton University in Ottawa. At age

Abdo Khal

Abdo Khal was born in the village of Al-Majanah in southern Saudi Arabia in 1962. While Khal was still a young boy his family moved to the harbour city of Jeddah, where he still lives and where he has drawn inspiration for many of his works. He studied political science