Claudio Magris: Narrating Europe: Writing from the borderland25 okt 2017
Van 11:00 - 21:00uur
On the occasion of the visit of Claudio Magris to Amsterdam, two encounters with students, staff and the public are organized by Linda Pennings, Milou van Hout and Maria Urban at the University of Amsterdam and in De Balie.
25 Oct. | 11.00 – 13.00 | UvA Bushuis, VOC Zaal: Open Seminar Cosmopolitan confluences @ University of Amsterdam
25 Oct. | 19.30 – 21.00 @ De Balie Amsterdam
Migration, globalization, the rise of populism and a turbulent history create complex identity issues in our contemporary societies. During his visit to Amsterdam Claudio Magris speaks with us about literary imagination, changing borders and identity politics. What does his intellectual, artistic and political engagement mean for current public debates in Europe? How can literature contribute to such complex European issues and challenges?