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Taher Badinjki

Taher Badinjki, Syrian literature and language professor, dean. Grantee, British Council, 1998, 1999; Fulbright fellow, 1992. Member organizing and academic committees on Abul-Ala al Maári Symposium Supreme Council Arts, Damascus, Syria, 1998; Fellow: Royal Society Arts (life); member: Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages Arabia (associate).

Background

  • Badinjki, Taher was born on October 2, 1951 in Aleppo, Syria. Son of Abdul-Ghani Badinjki and Khadija Shawwa.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English Language and Literature, University Aleppo, 1974. Postgrad. diploma in English studies, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1979. Master of Letters in English Literature, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1981.

      Doctor of Philosophy in English Literature, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1985.

    Career

    • Faculty member Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria, 1986—1988. Assistant professor English Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University Aleppo, 1988—1992, associate professor English, 1992—1997, dean Faculty of Arts and Humanities, 1997—2000, professor English literature, 1997—2000. Professor English literature College Arts, Ittihad University, Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, since 2000, director Bachelor program in English language and translation, since 2000, acting dean College Education, since 2004, dean College Arts, since 2004.

      Chairman student disciplinary committee Ittihad University, 2000—2006, chairman staff grievance committee, since 2000, member planning, evaluation and quality committees, since 2003, chairman cultural relations, 2004—2006, member university council, since 2004, chairman public relations and media, since 2005. Member diploma candidates selection committee University Aleppo, 1987—1997, member student disciplinary committee, 1995—2000, chairman grants and academic scholarships, member university council, 1997—2000. Lecturer in field.

    Works

    • Author: Dictionary of Fables and Legends. Contributor articles to professional journals. Translator (Arabic to English): The Sea Lover (Sheikh Haza bin Zayed Al Nahayan Sons' award, 2004).

      Translator: (English to Arabic) The Planet Earth, Stars and Planets, The Living World.

    Religion

    Denomination: Muslim

    Membership

    Member organizing and academic committees on Abul-Ala al Maári Symposium Supreme Council Arts, Damascus, Syria, 1998. Fellow: Royal Society Arts (life). Member: Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages Arabia (associate).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, travel, writing, sufing the Internet, translation.

    Connections

    • Married Nahed Ghazzoul. Children: Muhammed Abdul-Ghani, Sally.
    • father: Abdul-Ghani Badinjki
    • mother: Khadija Shawwa
    • spouse: Nahed Ghazzoul
    • children: Muhammed Abdul-Ghani Badinjki
    • Sally Badinjki
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    • 1974
      University Aleppo
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      University Edinburgh
    • 1981
      University Edinburgh
    • 1985
      University Glasgow
    • 1986 - 1988
      Faculty member, Faculty of Arts and Humanities
      Aleppo, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1988 - 1992
      assistant, professor English Faculty of Arts and Humanities
    • 1997
      assistant, professor English Faculty of Arts and Humanities
    • 2004
      professor, English literature College Arts
    • 2004
      professor, English literature College Arts
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