Dr Yousif Aydabi

Cultural Advisor to His Highness, Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre of Gulf Studies

Dr Yousif graduated with a specialisation in comparative theatre and film studies and a PHD in the Theory and History of Theatre from Bucharest University, Romania.

He has held various professional positions in cultural policies, planning and management in the fields of education, journalism and publishing.

An academic (Ex-Dean of Faculty of Music and Drama, Khartoum, Sudan), critic, Art Historian, Translator and Editor, Dr. Yousif has published several books on poetry, literature, theatre studies, cinema and art.