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ALI GHANDTSCHI

Berlin’s International Literature Festival is back with 200 authors from 50 countries and 10 days (Sep 5-15) jam-packed with readings, panels and even films! more

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Haus der Kulturen der Welt takes Berliners on a mind-boggling trip through Cosmism in the conference and exhibition Art Without Death, Aug 31-Oct 3. more

, Art & Exhibitions

Just around the corner is Versfest, Berlin's multilingual (German and English) literary festival for kids, replete with readings, workshops, talks, and poetry nights – all free of charge. Catch it Mar 20-22 if you can get the kids away from school. more

Theatre & Dance

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Christian Vagt

Berlin-based photographer Christian Vagt visited Greece's notorious Softex refugee camp for his latest exhibition, on at Somos from Nov 1-12. more

Art & Exhibitions

Ready to "Challenge Power"? Here's your chance with an exciting mix of whistleblowers, journalists and activists as The Centre for Investigative Journalism in London organises its first Logan Symposium here in Berlin March 11-12 at bcc Berlin. more

Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW! There's Boulevard theatre, and then there's London artistic director Spalding's approach: mixing the avant-garde with the commercial. Exberliner moderates a panel with him at Friedrichstadt-Palast on January 26, 8pm. more

Theatre & Dance

Romanian-born novelist, memoirist and essayist Norman Manea reads his essay collection about exile on Sep 17 at 19:30. more

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Brazilian-Hungarian writer Zsófia Bán brings her fiction and cultural analysis to the ILB. She reads her award-winning short story "When There Were Only Animals" at 19:30 on Sep 14. more

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Mexican poet Javier Martínez Pedro teaches an illustration workshop at the International Children's and Youth Literature events at 13:00 on Sep 13; at 9:30 on Sep 14; and at 9:30 and 11:30 on Sep 15. more

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Tunisian poet, translator and novelist Shukri Mabkhout joins the ILB to present his award-winning novel The Italian at 21:00 at Sep 13. more

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Pakistani writer and journalist Mohammed Hanif presents his novel Our Lady of Alice Bhatti at 19:30 on Sep 13 and discusses the future of Karachi with a panel at 17:00 on Sep 16 (free event). more

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Israeli Belgian-born graphic novelist Michel Kichka discusses his critically acclaimed book Second Generation: Things I Haven’t Told My Father in the English-language lecture “The past as present” on Graphic Novel Day at 12:00 on Sep 13. more

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INTERVIEW: Norwegian author, journalist and activist Jørgen Johansen speaks at Disruption Network Lab's "Samizdata" conference on Sat, Sep 12. He gave us his best tips on how (and why!) to resist the state. more

Interviews & Portraits

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