( Arabic: يوسف زيدان
Director of the Manuscript Center/Museum, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
Professor of Philosophy and History of Science. Awards and Grants:
- 2009 International Prize for Arabic Fiction ( IPAF) In Association with the Booker Prize Foundation
- Imam Muhammad Madi Abul- ‘ Aza ’ im Award in the field of Islamic studies in 1995.
- ‘ Abdul-Hamid Shuman Prize in the field of social studies in 1996 for his book Fawā ’ ih al-Jamāl wa Fawā ’ ih al Jalāl- ‘ Fragrance of Beauty& amp; Revelations of the Magestic ’ by Nijm al-Dīn Kubrā.
- A special Award from the International Academy of Learning in 1996 for his academic corpus.