Navid Kermani

  • Readings & Talks
  • Everyone should come one step closer from where they are
  • Geist Heidelberg, Workshop

Following Navid Kermani’s reading from his literary oeuvre the previous evening(Fri, Dec. 16, 8 p.m.), today’s focus of his visit to the DAI will be on reports, readings and moderated discussions.

Navid Kermani, born in 1967 in Siegen, lives as a freelance writer in Cologne. He is a habilitated Orientalist and a member of the German Academy for Language and Poetry. For his novels, essays, reportages and monographs, Kermani has received the Kleist Prize, the Hölderlin Prize, the Joseph Breitbach Prize and the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, among others. His books have been translated into numerous languages.

10:00 a.m. Reportages with texts from Entlang den Gräben (2018) and Ausnahmezustand (2013).
10:20 a.m. Moderated discussion

12:00 Lunch break
14:00 Literature and politics with texts from What is possible now (2022)
14:20 Moderated discussion
16:00 Break
16:15 Reading: Let everyone get one step closer from where they are (2022)
18:00 End

In the context of the International Science Festival – Geist Heidelberg

Both event days(Fri, 16 & Sat, 17 December) with Navid Kermani can be booked individually or as a Combiticket can be booked. Please note the different price levels.

Foto: Lohmüller

Ticket Prices (plus fees)

Regular price 32,90 €
Reduced price 26,90 €
Member price 19,90 €

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