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The National Archives and the library are putting the finishing touches on the book “The Second International Conference on Translation”; It is about the conference organized by the National Archives and the National Library virtually from 9 to 13 May last year, under the slogan: (Translation and preservation of the nation’s memory.. The image of the Emirates in cultures, literatures and the world’s intellectual heritage ), whose program included more than 67 research articles that were sent after the conference ended. The conference was referred to specialist external arbitrators outside the National Archives and the Library, to decide what is suitable for publication. The arbitration has so far resulted in the acceptance of 20 research articles in Arabic and 20 articles in foreign languages.
About this publication, Hamad Al-Humairi, Director of the Department of Research and Knowledge Services, said: The Second International Conference on Translation aligned its theme with the objectives of the National Archives and Library of shedding light on the image of the United Arab Emirates in cultures, literature and global intellectual heritage. The ancient and contemporary Emirati civilization achievements in various international languages by inviting more than 70 researchers and specialists from dozens of major universities and research centers.
Al-Humairi added: As the conference sessions were popular with observers from around the world; We chose to collect the well-documented research in a book, which we put in the hands of researchers and those interested in the history of the United Arab Emirates. This book, with its two volumes, is a true fruit of the translation conference, and will enrich with its unique subjects the Emirati, Arabic and international library.