Emirati poet Dr Shihab Ganem links UAE and India culturally

Emirati poet Dr Shihab Ganem links UAE and India culturally

Nobel laureate Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore. Dubai: His love for poetry had taken him on a trek of a bustling north Kolkata neighbourhood years ago: To Jorasanko Thakurbari — the birthplace of Nobel laureate Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore. And on his next visit to India, Emirati poet Dr Shihab Ganem intends to continue with that exploration some 170-odd kilometres beyond Kolkata to Santiniketan, where the bard had founded his open university called Vishwa Bharati. For Dr Ganem, a career technocrat, mapping the footprints of great poets and poetics is second nature. His translations of myriads of works by well-known […]

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