Closing Panel Discussion: Overcoming Borders – with the help of literature

January 25, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Many people’s biographies cannot be clearly located anymore, neither to a single country nor to a single continent. Not to speak of the biographies of many authors. Due to this phenomenon we can witness increasingly more “Literature without a permanent residence”. While books and authors tend to overcome borders effortlessly, these same borders are drawn more strictly in the heads of many people and nationalism is growing. Is there a possibility to write against all that? And should one do it?

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Lesesaal, Literaturhaus Frankfurt
Schöne Aussicht 2, 60311 Frankfurt

Fridtjof Küchemann, Nacha Vollenweider, Rawi Hage, Youssouf Amine Elalamy

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