Adult event

Arabic Manuscripts: Emirati Manuscripts with Saeed Khamis Al Suwaidi and Sheikha AlMteiri

Event No. 129, Fri 07 February, 15:15 - 16:00,
Heritage Majlis, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City

Language: Arabic

Authors: Saeed Khamis Al Suwaidi, Sheikha Abdulla Bin Jaseem AlMteiri

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This session will take us on a journey through the history of the oldest Emirati manuscripts (historical, political, deeds, etc.), as speakers discuss safe ways of manuscript preservation and how to ensure they’re accessible to future generations. Samples of old Emirati manuscripts will be displayed.
Saeed Khamis Al Suwaidi, genealogist and expert of Emirati history and culture, has undertaken extensive research in collecting and documenting the oral history of Emirati families and eminent personalities.
Sheikha AlMteiri is Head of the National Culture Department and the Public Relations and Media Department at Juma Al Majid Centre for Culture and Heritage and a radio host on Sharjah Radio.