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Agenda European Literature Days 2017

European Literature Days 2017: 16. - 19. November, Spitz an der Donau.

Thursday, 16 November              

Opening of the European Literature Days 2017

19:30 Klangraum Minoritenkirche Krems     
The World Unhinged – How Climate Change is Changing Europe
Robert Menasse (Vienna) in dialogue with Philipp Blom (Vienna)
Tickets EUR 8,-/6,-

Friday, 17 November

 

Schloss zu Spitz

09:30
When Now Begins
Writers: Elisabeth Åsbrink (Stockholm), Sergej Lebedew (Moscow)
Moderator: Carl Henrik Fredriksson (Vienna)
Free Admission; limited places, booking required

11:45
About Terror                              
Writers: Gila Lustiger (Paris), Karim Miské (Paris)
Moderator: Katja Petrovic (Paris)
Free Admission; limited places, booking required

13:30
Lunch (booking essential; meal vouchers available at the venue)

15:00
From Fukushima to the Gobi Desert – the Wounds of Our Time                     
Writers: Aleš Šteger (Lubljana), Andrzej Stasiuk (Wolowiec)
Moderator: Carl Henrik Fredriksson (Vienna)
Free Admission; limited places, booking required

17:00
Designed Feelings, Abandoned Worlds            
Writers: Jaroslav Rudiš (Leipzig/Prague), Leif Randt (Berlin)
Moderator: Katja Petrovic (Paris)
Free Admission; limited places, booking required

18:15
Dinner (booking essential; meal vouchers available at the venue)


19:30
Escape from Paradise                               
Readings and discussion with Deborah Levy (London) and Elif Shafak (London)
Moderator: Rosie Goldsmith (London)
Tickets EUR 8,- / 6,-


21:00
Gebunden                            
A photo project by Lisi Niesner (Vienna), Georg Hochmuth (Vienna)
exhibition opening and reception with Spitz Community
Free Admission

 

Saturday, 18. November

 

Schloss zu Spitz

09:30
From Pastorenturm Tower to the Kremser Schmidt      
Walking tour through the historic town of Spitz with Mayor Andreas Nunzer       
Meeting Point: Innenhof Schloss zu Spitz  
Free Admission   

11:00
How Does Reading Work?           
European research initiative E-READ team: Massimo Salgaro (University of Verona), Theresa Schillab (University of Aarhus), Adriaan van der Wheel (University of Leiden)
Moderator: Rüdiger Wischenbart (Vienna)
Free Admission; limited places, booking required

13:00
Lunch (booking essential; meal vouchers available at the venue)

 

Stiftsbibliothek Melk

14:30
From the Nibelungenlied to Umberto Eco and Clegg & Guttmann
Meeting Point: courtyard Schloss zu Spitz
Tickets EUR 20,-/18,- (incl. shuttle service)                                             

Schloss zu Spitz

19:00
Wachau Erlesen/Best of Wachau  
Writers: Arno Camenisch (Biel), Hanne Ørstavik (Oslo), Sharon Dodua Otoo (Berlin), Stevan Paul (Hamburg), Dana Grigorcea (Zurich)
Moderator: Gerwig Epkes (Baden-Baden)
Wines from the estates Weingut Karl Lagler, Weingut Christoph Donabaum
Gourmet and speciality dishes inspired by recipes from Stevan Paul’s novel Der große Glander
Tickets EUR 28,-/26,- (incl. fine wine and food)

 

Sunday, 6 November

 

Schloss zu Spitz

11:00
Parablüh   
Writer: Cornelia Travnicek (Vienna)
Musicians: Wolfgang Puschnig (Klagenfurt), Jon Sass (Vienna)
Tickets EUR 24,-/22,- (incl. soup and wine)
in cooperation with Glatt&Verkehrt Festival



Fringe Programme 16 to 19 November Schloss zu Spitz

Graphic Novels          
Artists: Jaroslav Rudiš/Jaromír Švejdík, Karim Miské/ Antoine Silvestri
in cooperation with Karikaturmuseum Krems