In 2012, BQFP
released its first volume of the Golden Guide for Children's Books, covering the best Arabic-language titles for ages 2 to 10 as an educational resource for parents and teachers.
, a member of Qatar for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), said that by presenting the outside world with exceptional literary works of Gulf and Arab writers such as The Hidden Light of Objects, it is supporting QF in its mission of fostering a progressive, engaged society appreciative of its heritage.
Owned by Qatar Foundation and managed by Bloomsbury Publishing, the Doha-based BQFP
has three major objectives- to publish books of excellence and originality in English and Arabic; to promote love of reading and writing and achieve the transfer of publishing and related skills into Qatar through regular internships.
's educational programmes developer Amira Abed said: "An essential part of the workshop is to promote the various extents of the librarian's role not only inside the library, but outside of it as well." Guest speaker Beverly Stubbs, head of Libraries and Media Center at Qatar Academy, spoke about the qualities a librarian should have.
We are excited about the new concepts and aspects of translation and interpretation which they will bring to the table, and which are so important in this globalised village that is our world today." Dr Amal al Malki and Hanouf al Buainain, director of BQFP
welcomed the guests representing over 20 nationalities.
Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP
) launched a collection of essays entitled Gulf Women at a function yesterday evening at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Q).
The conference began with opening remarks from renowned names such as Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP
) author Ahdaf Soueif, Executive Director of the Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) Amal al Malki, as well as representatives from the organising partners BQFP
and the British Council.
Katara, the Cultural Village and Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP
) yesterday said that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) "to reaffirm Doha's stature as a growing intellectual and media hub in the region".
BLOOMSBURY Qatar Foundation Publishing (BQFP
) and Al Jazeera Children's Channel (JCC) on Tuesday launched the first series of books, The Huge Wave and The Egg for preschoolers.