Literary reading and discussion: Writers-in-Exile fellows Barbaros Altug and Burcu Argat

Barbaros Altuğ
Photo: Dilan Bozyel

Writers-in-Exile grantee Barbaros Altug talks to Burcu Argat about Berlin in Turkish literature. Together they look at historical biographies from Argat’s new novel “As Long as Time Stands Still” and illuminate the perspective of modern Turkish women in Berlin in the 1920s. Barbaros Altug will read from his newly published novel “Ausländer”.

The event will be broadcast online on the @kulturonlineberlin Instagram account. Turkish is spoken, translated into German.

Admission free. Limited places.

Register by phone or email to: museum[at]charlottenburg-wilmersdorf.de
Spontaneous participation is also possible if there are free places.

That Writers in Exile program of the German PEN is a scholarship program for persecuted authors that is funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media. Since 1999, more than sixty writers have been scholarship holders of this exile program. The German PEN Center provides pursuing authors with a furnished apartment for up to three years, along with a monthly grant. The colleagues from the German PEN bring them into contact with publishers in their area.

Beginning:
09/21/2022 – 6:00 p.m
Venue:
Museum Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf in the Villa Oppenheim, Schloßstraße 55 / Otto-Grüneberg-Weg, 14059 Berlin

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