AbdulRahman Munif and Cultural Transformations

Within a large group of intellectuals and writers, Mohammad AlQash’ami reviewed the beginning of his interests in the novelist AbdulRahman Munif which was in 1985. He mentioned that he worked on gathering Munif’s novels and books as well as the writings about him in newspapers and periodicals. He referred to his repetitive meetings and constant dialogues with the writer who was interested to follow up the recent literary publications in Saudi Arabia while he was living abroad. The speaker…

The Issue of Applying the Law of Shariah in the Civil State

The speaker expressed his pleasure to visit Qatif for the first time, and considered his participation in Althulatha Cultural Forum as a step for promoting intercommunication between the citizens of this nation and a way for boosting intellectual dialogue between intellectuals in Saudi Arabia. He started the lecture confirming the necessity to constantly discuss major issues by diverse intellectual groups. He indicated that discussion on the issue of applying the law of Shariah is a foregone…

Lights on AlAwwami’s March and Reading in His Book;“The National Movement…

Zaki AlBaharnah, the moderator and a member in the Forum’s Organizing Committee, talked about Sayyed Ali AlAwwami’s early life indicating that he studied Qur’an, reading, math, calligraphy and logic. He mentioned that AlAwwami worked in business and held several positions in companies and banks. He cleared that Sayyed AlAwwami was active in local and social affairs and wrote in several newspapers addressing local issues. Jafar AlShayeb, the Forum’s sponsor, stressed the importance of…

The Forum Reviews Al-Qatif’s History in a New Reading

In the evening of Tuesday Rabi Al-Akhar 10th, 1429AH corresponding to April 16th, 2008AD, Althulatha Cultural Forum in Qatif invited three writers to review Qatif’s history; Hussain Selham, Khalid Al-Nazer and Wajdy Al Mubarak. The program was moderated by Zaki Al-Baharnah who introduced it by mentioning the significance of knowing the contents of national legacy and the most important ways to achieve that. He stressed on that holding such seminars is one of the ways that would revive the spirit…

Dr. Ali Fakhro Reviews the Educational Reform

In the evening of Tuesday of Rabi Al-Akhar 16th, 1429Ah corresponding April 22nd, 2008, Althulatha Cultural Forum socially received Dr. Ali Fakhro, the former Minister of Education in Bahrain to speak about educational reform: its necessity and prospects. The program was moderated by Zaki Abu Al-Saud, who referred to education as the real sign for social progress in every nation and an effective tool for development. He added that the responsibility of its effectiveness falls on every individual…

Sheikh Al-Dahaim Lectures on Sectarian Pluralism and National Unity

Althulatha Cultural Forum in Qatif socially receives Sheikh Muhammad Saleh Al-Dahaim, the former judge in Saudi Justice Department in Riyadh to lecture on religious pluralism and national unity. That was in the evening of Tuesday of Rabi Al-Akhar 23rd, 1429AH, corresponding to April 29th, 2008. The lecture was moderated by Fuad Naserallah who started by introducing the lecturer. Sheikh Al-Dahaim is a graduate at Shariah College of Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, and was educated by…

Althulatha Forum Presents the Art of Music and Chanting

In the evening of Tuesday of Jammada alawal 1st, 1429AH corresponding to May 6th, 2008AD, Althulatha Cultural Forum started a seminar about music and chanting as an artistic dimension and mentioned their messages, outcomes and role with presence of professional musicians like  Muhammad Al-Sinan and  Muhammad Termis. Zaki Al-Baharna lead the program and introduced the presenters. Muhammad Al-sinan is a musician studied music on the hands of Tawfic Jad, the late Jordanian Maestro and…

As’ad Alnemer Lectures on Relationship between Mind and Body

In the evening of Tuesday of Jumada Alawal 22nd, 1429AH, corresponding to May 27th, 2008,  Althulatha Cultural Forum socially receives As’ad Alnemer to lecture about the relationship between mind and body. Ameen AlTaruty, the moderator, introduced the speaker who holds a master degree in Psychology from King Saud University in Riyadh, in 1993 and works as a psychiatric counselor in Counseling Services Unit of Safwa City. Many of his articles and specialized viewpoints were published in local…

Althulatha Forum Hosts Afan Theatrical Group

In the evening of Tuesday, Jumada AlAkhar 6th, 1429AH, corresponding to June 10th, 2008, Althulatha Cultural Forum hosted Afan Theatrical Group to speak about “Drama in Social Awareness”. Mosa AlHashim, the moderator, explained the role of theatre’s stage in representing the reality of a society as a mirror reflects its most important aspects without being confined to entertainment. Then, he introduced Afan Theatrical Group which was founded in Saihat in 2000 to create a high-class theatre in…

Althulatha Forum Reviews Municipal Councils Experience in Bahrain

In the evening of Tuesday of Jumada Al-akhar 13th, 1429AH, corresponding to June 17th, 2008, Althulatha Cultural Forum in Qatif hosted Abbas Ahmad Mahfoud, the Vise Chairman of the Central Province Municipal Council in Bahrain, to review the municipal council's experience in order to exchange experiences in all different social and cultural aspects. Saeed AlKhabaz, the moderator, introduced the speaker who holds a master degree in public health from Glasgow University in Scotland and is a member…

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