Welcome on MEDiakitab blog. This program aims at sharing information and ressources dedicated to reading and writing practices, from story telling to digital form, in the Euro-Mediterranean space.

MEDiakitab association, located in Marseille, is in charge of administrating the blog. Contents are a reflection of the activities, analysis and knowledge developped by the network members.



Library of Pierre Claverie's Centre / Oran

Marion Maestripieri 1©cd

Marion was graduated in « European policies and management of Culture », in 2012, from the European studies Institute. She participated in Mediakiab project in 2012. In 2013-2014, with the help of two other young people, she developped and implemented MyMED project an investigation on young people commitment, through cultural and artistic activities, in the Mediterranean area : [...]

Djamila Hamitou


portrait Jamila

Djamila Hamitou © MEDiaKitab

Associative activist and marine science teacher, Djamila Hamitou is primarily a storyteller at heart. This art of speaking softly proved by captivated listening to her students and her three children. A native of Tiaret, adopted by Oran, she carries a double culture, Arab and Berber, a richness that fuels her [...]

Zoubida KOUTI

President of « Petit lecteur d’Oran »

Zoubida Kouti 1©cd

Zoubida KOUTI is a community activist who has been involved in promotiong youth reading practice and youth litterature.

She was a founding member of the association children reading promotion : “Le petit lecteur” that was born in 1993. The objective was to allow children who had a limited acess to books outside the school context to [...]

The Little Reader of Oran


Logo © Le Petit Lecteur

The « little reader of Oran » was founded in 1993, soon after the establishment of the freedom of association to promote children and young literature and reading in Algeria. At the begining of the 1990’s, Algeria was facing the growth of Islamic fundamentalism. Some parents felt concerned with books available [...]