Löwenthal Lecture 2023: Szczepan Twardoch "Europe at War. Stories from the Trenches"
Die Richard Löwenthal Lectures sind eine öffentliche Vortrags-Reihe, die einmal im Jahr bekannte Forscher_innen zu Osteuropa und den post-sowjetischen Raum ans Osteuropa-Institut einlädt. Richard Löwenthal (1908-1991) war Politikwissenschaftler und von 1961-1974 Professor an der Freien Universität Berlin. Der Sozialist, engagiert im Widerstand gegen den NS, forschte nach seiner Rückkehr aus dem Exil über Totalitarismus, Nationalsozialismus sowie zu politischen Entwicklungen Osteuropas.
News from May 23, 2023
The next lecture will be given by the writer Szczepan Twardoch on 21 June 2022 at 16:00.
Szczepan Twardoch, born in 1979, is one of the most outstanding contemporary writers. His work "Morphin" (2012) marked his breakthrough and was awarded the prestigious Polityka Passport Prize. In 2016, Twardoch and his translator Olaf Kühl received the Brücke Berlin Prize for the novel "Drach", while in 2019 he was awarded the Samuel Bogumil Linde Prize. Most recently, Twardoch impressed with the highly acclaimed novel "The Boxer", the diary "Whales and Moths" as well as the work "Humility", which was described by the NZZ as the "highlight of his writing".
We cordially invite all interested parties to attend this event and look forward to your presence.
Further information on the Richard Löwenthal Lectures can be found here.