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04.10.2023 Leselust

Hans Magnus Enzensberger was a German author, poet, translator, and editor. A selection of his poems will be read in original German and in the Bengali translation by Subroto Saha, Anita Mitra, Educational Cooperation Officer at the Goethe-Institut Kolkata and Sharmistha Sarker, Programme Officer at the Goethe-Institut Kolkata.

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DigiVerse. How To Read Media

DigiVerse. How to Read Media seeks to promote knowledge and tools on media literacy, critical thinking, and digital security. This online platform is dedicated to raise awareness about these topics by showcasing various activities and initiatives.

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Leselust is the monthly reading session of German literature at the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata. It offers German language students and lovers of literature a window into the major works of German creative writing, both classic and contemporary.

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On Cables and Cumulus

An artistic installation by Katja Davar at the staircase of Goethe-Institut Kolkata. In the main stairwell, a seventeen metre long textile work digitally collaged from Davar’s pencil drawings of clouds, cascades through the building.

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You will find a selection of media in German language and in translation in the Goethe-Institut Kolkata library: books, magazines, films, music, apps and games. Find out more about current topics and trends, and get to know Germany.

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Film Archive

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