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An-Najah National University in cooperation with the Social Committee for Reading cordially ‎invites you to attend the:‎

‎“Read and Rise Conference”‎

The conference will take place on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at 9:00 am at the Zafer Al-Masri ‎Auditorium in the Old Campus.‎


The conference aims at:‎

  • Describing reading reality in Palestine.
  • Discussing the obstacles that encounter reading in Palestine.
  • Studying the different methods to encourage reading.
  • Encouraging governmental institutions and NGOs to promote reading and create a new ‎generation that reads.
  • Introducing success reading stories.


  • The Family role in creating a friendly environment that encourages reading.
  • The role of relevant ministries in encouraging reading.
  • The legislation and policies role in supporting reading in Palestine.
  • The role of the local institutions in upgrading the reading level.
  • Success reading stories.
  • Obstacles to a reading society.


  • Submitted papers must tackle one of the conference themes.
  • Submitted papers must not be published by other entities.
  • Abstracts must not exceed 500 words.
  • Full research must not exceed 25 papers.
  • The papers must be 14 point size and of Simplified Arabic font type.
  • Full research must be sent to: [email protected]
  • Fill the form here and send it to: [email protected]

Preparatory Committee

  • Dr. Abdul Khaliq Issa (Rapporteur)‎
  • Dr. Alia Assali (Member)‎
  • Dr. Yahya Jaber (Member)‎
  • Dr. Raqi Shbeita (Member)‎
  • Dr. Attia Musleh (Member)‎
  • Ms Najwa Majjad (Member)‎
  • Mr. Nemer Adwan (Member)‎
  • Mr. Waleed Zayyat (Member)‎
  • Mr. Khaled Mufleh (Member)‎
  • Mr. Mohammad Wahbeh (Secretary)‎

Important Dates:‎

  • The conference: Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at 9:00 am
  • Deadline for abstracts: July 1st, 2017‎
  • Deadline for full research: September 3rd, 2017‎

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