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The Hermann Kesten Award

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The Hermann Kesten Award

Photograph of a table set up for the Hermann Kesten Awards ceremony 2018, which took place on 15 November 2018 at the Kammerspiele auditorium of the Staatstheater in Darmstadt. Whilst living in exile in France, the German writer Hermann Kesten became active in the Emergency Rescue Committee for German-speaking writers, and this prize (originally called the Hermann Kesten medal) was established by the German Centre in his name in 1985. It is awarded in recognition of outstanding efforts made in the support of persecuted writers, according to the principles set out in PEN International’s Charter.

The Hermann Kesten Award

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Premio Hermann Kesten

Fotografía de una mesa preparada para la ceremonia del Premio Hermann Kesten 2018, que tuvo lugar el 15 de noviembre de 2018 en el auditorio Kammerspiele del Staatstheater en Darmstadt. Durante su exilio en Francia, el escritor alemán Hermann Kesten fue muy activo en el Comité de Rescate de Emergencia para escritores de habla alemana, y este premio (originalmente llamado medalla Hermann Kesten) fue creado en 1985 por el Centro Alemán en su honor. Se otorga para reconocer los esfuerzos de apoyo a escritores perseguidos, en la línia del acta constitutiva de PEN Internacional.

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15/11/2018

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German Centre

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German Centre  (PEN-Zentrum Deutschland)

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