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Writers in Prison Day Event at the Literaturhaus

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Writers in Prison Day Event at the Literaturhaus

Flyer for the Swiss German Centre’s annual Day of the Imprisoned Writer event held at the Literaturhaus Zürich on 12 November 2008. The title of this event was lrak – Die Tragõdie der Kulturen (Iraq – The Tragedy of Cultures). It included a talk with Ali al-Shalah, Iraqi poet and author living in exile; a screening of the 2004 short film Die schwarzen Tage – Der Weg nach Babylon by Ursula Bachmann and Ali al-Shalah; and a recital of German and Iraqi poetry by the actor Daniel Rohr.

Writers in Prison Day Event at the Literaturhaus

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Día del Escritor Encarcelado en la Literaturhaus

Folleto para la celebración anual del Día del Escritor Encarcelado por parte del Centro Suizo Alemán, para el que organizó un evento en la Literaturhaus Zürich el 12 de noviembre de 2008. El título del evento fue lrak - Die Tragõdie der Kulturen (Iraq - La tragédia de las culturas). Contó con una charla de Ali al-Shalah, poeta y autor irquí en el exilio; una reproducción del cortometraje de 2004 Die schwarzen Tage - Der Weg nach Babylon, de Ursula Bachmann y Ali al-Shalah; y un recital de poesía alemana e iraquí por el actor Daniel Rohr.

Date:

12/11/2000

Creator:

Swiss German Centre

Centre:

Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)

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