Event: June 2019

09:00 PM

Arabic-German translation workshop

Middle East meets Europe

Event-Picture: Middle East meets Europe Golan Haji © Marti Albessa
Golan Haji © Marti Albessa

With poets Noor Kanj (Syria & Germany) & Sandra Burkhardt (Germany)| Golan Haji (Syria & France) & Sonja vom Brocke (Germany)

Presenter: Christian Filips (Germany) poet

Translation is a journey of adventure full of wonders across the seas of languages. Four courageous poets from Syria and Germany brave the adventure. For three days during the poesiefestival berlin they will be meeting together to translate each others’ poems. The results of this Arabic-German VERSschmuggel / reVERSible will be presented in this evening’s bilingual reading.


With the assistance of language mediators Leila Chammaa | Günther Orth

Project leader: Kenan Khadaj

The Translation Workshop: Arabic-German– Middle East Meets Europe is organised in co-operation with Literature Across Frontiers and Literary Europe Live and is presented with the kind support of the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, the Moabit Mountain College, Amal Berlin and ECHOO Konferenzdolmetschen.

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Akademie der Künste

Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin

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6/4 €

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