Philosophy Faculty Receives Achievement Award at the 2019 Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation

2019 Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation

Catarina Belo, associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, received an Achievement Award at the 2019 Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding for her translations from Arabic into Portuguese. 

The Award recognizes excellence in translation and promotes cooperation among cultures as well as a deeper knowledge of Arab and Islamic culture. 

Belo has translated several medieval Arabic and Islamic philosophical texts from Arabic into Portuguese, one of the languages distinguished at this year's round. Her most recently translated work was Alfarabi's The Virtuous City