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Fri. 4 June 1 pm Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, Club Room
Featuring Franzobel, writer, Austria Geert van Istendael writer, Belgium Ulf Stolterfoht writer, Berlin and Elias Bierdel borderline-europe, Germany, and Anat Feinberg lecturer in Hebrew and Jewish literature, Heidelberg Erika Glassen Islamic scholar, Freiburg Dieter Ingenschay Romance scholar, Berlin Regina Keil-Sagawe translator and Romance scholar, Heidelberg Konstantinos Kosmas literary scholar and translator, Berlin Stephan Milich Arabic scholar, Marburg Introduced by Barbara Wahlster Head of Literature Editorial Team, Deutschlandradio Kultur, Berlin.
In this Colloquium European ideals and values will be discussed taking as the starting point the figure of the refugee and the way she is presented in the poetries of the Mediterranean and treated by governments and civil societies. There will be the first reading of a 'European Constitution in Verse', jointly framed by more than fifty European poets.
With the kind assistance of the EU culture programme, the Berlin office of EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture), Passa Porta, Shahrazad, and the Austrian Cultural Forum.