Past events


September 22, 2022
at the Pierre Mendès-France library in Villefranche sur Saône.

Meeting around Mohammed Dib.
With the poet Habib Tengour
, friend of the writer and specialist in his work, and Nadia Larbiouene, actress (readings).

Art exhibition
Centre Culturel Algérien, 71 rue de la Croix-Nivert, 75015 Paris.
From December 3, 2021 to January 29, 2022

« Le regard pour ombre »  (Title of a poem in Le Cœur insulaire, 2001).

To commemorate the centenary of the birth of Mohammed Dib, the Algerian Cultural Center of Paris, in partnership with the International Society of Friends of Mohammed Dib, pays tribute to the artist that Mohammed Dib was also by inviting to his side the painters he knew and appreciated his close friends in art, and contemporary artists whom his powerfully evocative writing inspired.


Lecture de textes de Mohammed Dib à la Bibliothèque Nationale de France Reading of Mohammed Dib’s texts at the French National Library

Reading of passages from the novels Qui se souvient de la mer (1962) and Si Diable veut (1998), with the poem « Complainte » (1961) (in French).
By Éric Génovèse from the Comédie-Française.

27 September 2021
20 h – 21 h
Site Richelieu – Salle des manuscrits

Centennial Symposium of the birth of Mohammed Dib

Le théâtre des genres dans l’œuvre de Mohammed Dib

directed by Charles Bonn, Mounira Chatti, Naget Khadda,

has been postponed to September 2021. New dates: from September 1 to September 5, 2021.
At the Cerisy International Cultural Center
2, Le Château – 50210 Cerisy-la-Salle (France)

The argument is available for download (in French) by following the link:  Centenary Symposium 2020


  • Tribute to Assia Djebar and Mohammed Dib, Maghreb-Orient des livres 2020
    7 February 2020 at 16h30, l’Hôtel de ville de Paris (salle Lacoste)
    3 rue de Lobau, 75004 Paris
    With Afifa Bererhi, Charles Bonn, Assia Dib, Catherine Dib, Naget Khadda, Hervé Sanson.
  • Literary encounter on the theme: The personal library of writers from Maghreb (in French) 6 January 2020 at 18h30, Centre Culturel Algérien 171 rue de la Croix Nivert, Paris
    With the participation of:
    – Christian Del Vento, specialist of authors’ personal libraries.
    – Guy Dugas : « Writers of Maghreb between world literature and colonial libraries ».
    – Hervé Sanson : « Mohammed Dib at his private library ».


  • Call for proposals on Fabula (in French) – Thélème. Revista Complutense de Estudios Franceses (Madrid) « Mohammed Dib et le divers ». Centenary 2020 of the birth of the autor. The deadline for submitting proposals (in French or English or Spanish) is 30 September 2019.
  • 18 January 2019 at 18:30 Centre Culturel Algérien, Paris : « Mohammed Dib, le meilleur d’entre nous » (in French).
    – Literary meeting with Salim Jay, author of Dictionnaire des romanciers algériens (Dictionary of Algerian novelists; S. Safran 2018),  and a dialogue with Hervé Sanson, co-president of the scientific comittee of SIAMD.
  • 19 January 2019 Meura bookstore in Lille : Night of reading. Poetical readings of Mohammed Dib’s texts and dialogue with the audience.



  • 18 March 2017 14h30: Open meeting of the scientific committee of the SIAMD
    Centre Culturel Algérien, 171 rue de La Croix Nivert, 75015 Paris
  • 20 May 2017 : International colloquium in Marrakech co-organised with le Centre de Développement de la Région du Tensift and in collaboration with l’Institut français and la Maison la Culture de Marrakech


  • 11 March: Mohammed Dib-day in Saint Denis.
  • 25 June at 14h  Brasserie l’Etoile européenne, 178 Rue de Bagnolet – 75020
    • Programme:
      1) Lecture  by Hervé Sanson (in french) on a short story from the collection Comme un bruit d’abeilles of Mohammed Dib
      2) Discussion led by the scientific committee of the SIAMD
  • 1 octobre Fête de Saint-Denis 
    • de 11h à 18h stand de la SIAMD
      – salon de conversation –
      Village des Associations, Place Jean Jaurès
    • à 14h15 et à 17h30 slameur Loubaki, spectacle sur le thème « Traversée vers l’autre » se basant sur les textes de Mohammed Dib.
      Scène associative,  Place Robert De Cotte


  • 21-23 May- V dibien meetings, theme: « Les lieux de l’écriture », organised by the association la Grande Maison, Tlemcen
  • September: « Quand l’ombre passe » marionette show tribute to Mohammed Dib – creator Marja Nykänen (Cie Illusia).
    • 11 September: Librairie les mondes magiques, Rouen.
    • 19 September: Festival mondial des théâtres de marionnettes, Charleville -Mézières.
  • 31 October- 28 November « L’ère Sauvage », exhibition of works created and presented at the V dibien meetings in Tlemcen (May 2015),
    La Baignoire, Alger.


  • 4 October – official creation of the Société Internationale des Amis de Mohammed Dib


  • 24 September– tribute to the writer Mohammed Dib, Maison de l’Amérique Latine, Paris