Adania Shibli

Adania Shibli is a writer whose novels, plays, short stories and narrative essays were published internationally in different languages. She has twice been awarded with the Young Writer of the Year Award by the A M Qattan Foundation. Her latest novel is Tafsil Thanawi (2017), translated as Minor Detail (2020). She has edited the essay collection A Journey of Ideas Across: In Dialog with Edward Said (2014). Shibli has been teaching at the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Studies at Birzeit University in Palestine.

As of March 2021


The Pregnant Oyster – Doubts on Universalism

Exhibition, talks, workshops and guided tours

Jun 30–Jul 3, 2022

New Alphabet School


With Mahmoud Al-Shaer (28 magazine), Munir Fasheh, Meena Kandasamy, Adania Shibli and others

Readings, lectures

Sep 1, 2021

New Alphabet School

#Instituting: Workshops & Public Program


Jun 26, 2021

Alle Veranstaltungen

New Alphabet School


With Stefano Harney, Fred Moten, ruangrupa and others

Online program: Lectures

Jun 24, 2021

The Shape of a Practice

Consensus Building

With Adania Shibli, Simon Turner


Oct 30, 2020

The Shape of a Practice

Histories of Disintegration

With Imani Jacqueline Brown, Shahana Rajani & Zahra Malkani, moderated by Adania Shibli

Screenings, artist talks

Oct 27, 2020

The Shape of a Practice


With Jeremy Bolen, Beate Geissler, Jeremias Herberg, John Kim, Bernd Scherer, Adania Shibli, Monique Verdin and others

Oct 26, 2020

Rhinoceros Salon

Welt reparieren / Thinking through Repair

Music, film, debate and reading

Oct 8, 2020

Technosphere × Knowledge

Knowledge × Sharing

Discussion, Launch

Apr 19, 2016

A Journey of Ideas Across

Power, Weakness, and Agency

with Mahmood Mamdani, Rana Barakat, Asef Bayat, Samia Mehrez, Interlocutor: Adania Shibli

Keynote, Talks and Discussions

Nov 2, 2013

Labor Berlin 2012

Labor Berlin 12: Drifting


Dec 15, 2012–Jan 20, 2013

Labor Berlin 2012



Dec 14, 2012

Meeting Points 6

Day 3 Meeting Points 6

Stage 1: Solos and Monologues | Stage 2: Conversations | Stage 3: Civic Imagination

Jan 14, 2012