Chronicles

Chennai Festival

Chennai Festival

Where Chennai unites in verse


29 - 30 November 2016 More ...
 
Poets - Abdul Rasheed, Ali Akbar Natiq, Anitha Thampi, Christian Filips, Daniela Danz, Hendrik Jackson, Lalnunsanga Ralte, Mamta Sagar, Nicolai Kobus, Orsolya Kalasz, Sajjad Sharif, Shahnaz Munni, Somasundaram Pillai, Sukirtharani, Sukumaran, Veerankutty

    Letters from Germany

    Letters from Germany

    Tübingen-München, Germany

    Being German
    by Ulrike Draesner
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    Frankfurt-Karlsruhe, Germany

    Indian Experience
    by Jan Wagner
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    Frankfurt-Karlsruhe, Germany

    Culture
    by Somasundarampillai Sopa Mukhopadhyay
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    Leipzig-Dresden, Germany

    Jottings from Germany
    by Harish Meenashru
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    Leipzig-Dresden, Germany

    Music
    by Sridala Swami
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    Leipzig-Dresden, Germany

    Atypical Germans
    by Sridala Swami
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    Berlin, Germany

    Poetry in Berlin
    by Anitha Thampi
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    Berlin, Germany

    The city that breathes warmth
    by Sajjad Sharif
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      Impressions

      Impressions

      Tübingen and München, Germany


      28, 29, 30 October 2016
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      Reading and Talk
      with Basudev Sunani (India), Aruna Dhere (India), Ulrike Draesner (D), Ulrike Almut Sandig (D), Naseem Shafaie (India), Anja Utler (D), Rati Saxena (India) and Liana Langa (Lettland), Moderation: Marcus Hammerschmitt and Seth Michelson (University of Washington).
       
      Hölderlinturm
      Bursagasse 6,
      72070 Tübingen, Germany

      Schamrock-Festival der Dichterinnen, Pasinger Fabrik,
      August-Exter-Str. 1,
      81245 München, Germany

      Heidelberg, Germany


      Oct 12, 2016
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      Reading and Talk
      with Andreas Altmann (Ger), Christian Filips (Ger), Sanga Says (Ind), Amar Sindhu (Pak), Afzal Ahmed Syed (Pak).
       
      Theaterwerkstatt Heidelberg
      Klingenteichstr. 8,
      69117 Heidelberg, Germany

      Karlsruhe, Germany


      Oct 6, 2016
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      Reading and Talk
      With Barbara Köhler (Ger), Sumanta Mukhopadhyay (Ind),Somasundaram Sopa Pathmanathan(Sri Lanka), Jan Wagner (Ger).
       
      Literarische Gesellschaft, PrinzMaxPalais
      Karlstr. 10,
      76133 Karlsruhe, Germany

      Hamburg, Germany


      Sep 23, 2016
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      Reading and Talk
      with Nicolai Kobus (Ger), Tom Schulz (Ger), Sridala Swami (Ind), Sukirtharani (Ind).
      Moderation: Regula Venske
       
      Harbourfront Festival ­ Cap San Diego, Überseebrücke,
      Großer Grasbrook 11-13,
      20457 Hamburg, Germany

      Berlin, Germany


      Sept 21, 2016
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      Reading and Talk
      with Nicolai Kobus (D), Sylvia Geist (D), Sridala Swami (India), Sukirtharani (India)



       
      Literaturwerkstatt Berlin/Haus für Poesie
      Knaackstr. 97 (Kulturbrauerei),
      10435 Berlin, Germany

      Dresden, Leipzig, Germany


      Sept 15,16, 2016
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      Reading and Talk
      with Sylvia Geist (Ger), Thomas Kunst (Ger), Harish Meenashru (Ind), Sridala Swami (Ind).

       
      Literaturhaus Villa Augustin
      Antonstr. 1,
      01097 Dresden, Germany

      Deutsches Literaturinstitut
      Wächterstraße 34, 04107 Leipzig,
      Germany

      Berlin, Germany


      June 9, 2016
      Poesiegespräch zur Sprachenvielfalt Südasiens
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      VERSschmuggel Sprachen Südasiens – Deutsch
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      17. internationales poesiefestival Berlin

      With Rajendra Bhandari (India), Sajjad Sharif (Bangladesh), Amar Sindhu (Pakistan), Mamta Sagar (India) und Dr. Carmen Brandt (South Asian Academic Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg)

      Reading and Talks with Rajendra Bhandari (India), Daniela Danz (D), Henrik Jackson (D), Orsolya Kalász (D), Sajjad Sharif (Bangladesh), Amar Sindhu (Pakistan), Mamta Sagar (India), Judith Zander (D). Moderation: Nicolai Kobus (Poet and Writer)

       
      Literaturwerkstatt Berlin
      Akademie der Künste
      Hanseatenweg 10,
      10557 Berlin, Germany

      Reports from South Asia

      Reports from South Asia

      Gangtok/Sikkim, India



      Mar 28 – Apr 2, 2016
      The hills came alive with the sound of syllables from four languages. More ...
       
      Workshop with Judith Zander. Dawangi Chawngthu, Lalnunsanga Ralte, Rajendra Bhandari, Sudha M. Rai
       
      Goethe-Institut Kolkata Gangtok/Sikkim, India

      Hyderabad Encounter



      Hyderabad, India Jan 31 – Feb 5, 2016

      Stringing words in the Pearl City More ...
       
      Workshop with Tom Schulz, Sylvia Geist, Jameela Nishat, Jayaprabha, Sridala Swami, Jeet Thayil
       
      Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad

      Hyderabad, India


      Kolkata Encounter



      Kolkata, India Jan 18 – Jan 22, 2016

      Between the Lines – Reflecting on the Boundaries More ...
       
      Workshop with Anja Utler, Jan Wagner, Yashodhra Ray Choudhari, Sumanta Mukhopadhyay, Basudev Sunani, Kedar Misra
       
      Goethe-Institut Kolkata
      Kolkata, India

      Chennai-Trivandrum Encounter



      Trivandrum, India Dec 6 - Dec 12, 2015

      From Chennai to Trivandrum – A confluence of cultures at the Ashtamudi Lake More ...

       
      Workshop with Orsolya Kalasz, Nicolai Kobus, Ulf Stolterfoht, N Sukumaran, Sukirtharani, Mamta Sagar, Abdul Rasheed, Anitha Thampi, Veerankutty
       
      Goethe-Institut Chennai
      Chennai, India
      Goethe-Zentrum Trivandrum
      Trivandrum, India

      Colombo Encounter



      Colombo, Sri Lanka Nov 30 – Dec 4, 2015

      Of Poetry, Power and Dominoes – Wordplay and Life More ...

       
      Workshop with Barbara Köhler, Ariyawansa Ranaweera, Somasunthampillai Sopa Pathanathan
       
      Goethe-Institut Sri Lanka
      Colombo, Sri Lanka

      Karachi Encounter



      Karachi, Pakistan Nov 12 - Nov 16, 2015

      Different languages, different cultures
      - one common legacy More ...

       
      Workshop with Daniela Danz, Andreas Altmann, Ali Akbar Natiq, Afzal Ahmed Syed, Attiya Dawood, Amar Sindhu
       
      Goethe-Institut Pakistan
      Karachi, Pakistan

      Delhi Encounter



      New Delhi, India – Nov 1 – Nov 5, 2015

      Delhi Diaries More ...

       
      Workshop with Ulrike Sandig, Gerhard Falkner, Savita Singh, Mangalesh Dabral, Naseem Shafaie, Shafi Shauq
       
      Goethe-Institut New Delhi
      New Delhi, India

      Dhaka Encounter



      Dhaka, Bangladesh – Sept 7 – Sept 11, 2015

      Three poets, two languages, one translator More ...

       
      Workshop with Hendrik Jackson, Sajjad Sharif, Shahnaz Munni
       
      Goethe-Institut Bangladesh
      Dhaka, Bangladesh

      Mumbai Encounter



      Mumbai, India – July 20 – July 24, 2015

      held at the seat of the lead institute of the project "Poets translating poets"

      Six poets, three languages, three translators
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      Workshop with Ulrike Draesner, Thomas Kunst, Aruna Dhere, Pradnya Daya Pawar, Harish Meenashru, Neerav Patel
       
      Goethe-Institut Mumbai
      Mumbai, India