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Global Literature – Describing an Unjust World. Authors in Conversation

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Liechtenstein-Hayek-Saal
Culture / Lecture
english language
Author, Cape Town
Author, Vienna
Literary Critic, Author and Publicist, Berlin

Nuruddin FARAH

Author, Cape Town

Secondary schooling at Magistrale, Mogadiscio BA Panjab University, Chandigarh, India Lecturer, National University of Somalia Guest Professor, Bayreuth University, Germany Ass. Professor, University of Jos, Nigeria Writer-in-residence, University of Minnesota Makarere University, Uganda Brown University Rhodes Scholar, St Antony's College, Oxford Visiting Professor, English, University of Texas at Austin Doctor of Literature (honoris causa), University of Kent, Canterbury Ecole des Haute Etudes en Science Sociale, Paris Visiting Professor, Comparative Literature, Freie Universität Berlin
1964
1966-1970
1971-1974
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2007

Mag. Dr. Sigrid LÖFFLER

Literary Critic, Author and Publicist, Berlin

Studies in German and English literature and philosophy, University of Vienna Master of philosophy, University of Vienna German language teacher in England Editor, Foreign Affairs desk, Vienna daily «Die Presse» Cultural editor and vice editor-in-chief, Austrian news magazine «profil» Cultural correspondent in Vienna, «Süddeutsche Zeitung», Munich Freelancing contributor to various German and Swiss dailies and weeklies Permanent member, German TV-Show «Das Literarische Quartett», ZDF Cultural chief-of-staff, Hamburg weekly «Die Zeit» Founder and editor-in-chief, literary monthly magazine «Literaturen» in Berlin Freelancing literary critic for various German and Austrian media and moderator of literary events in Germany, Austria and Switzerland
1960-1966
1966
1967-1968
1968-1972
1972-1993
1988-1996
1993-1996
1987-2000
1996-1999
2000-2008
  Guest lecturer at various universities in Germany, USA and Israel
since 2008

Cultural Programme

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Genre : all Lecture Panel

18.08.2011

15:10 - 15:30 Opening Concert: “Twigs. Nine Miniatures for Flute, Clarinet, Cello and Piano” Composition by Gerald Resch commissioned by the European Forum Alpbach, performed by the PHACE-Quartett Culture

19.08.2011

18:00 - 20:00 International Evening As part of the Standing Committee Programme: The scholarship-holders of the European Forum Alpbach 2011 present their regions, countries and cultures Plenary
18:00 - 20:00 Günter Brus – Exhibition Opening Culture

20.08.2011

15:30 - 16:00 Anne Strobl: Sculptures and Objects – Exhibition Opening Culture
16:00 - 17:00 “Continuity – Transparency” by Margaritha Wanitschek – Exhibition Opening Culture

21.08.2011

18:30 - 20:00 Tyrol Day Concert Culture

22.08.2011

15:30 - 17:00 “Justice prevails – But only in the movies”: Rudolf Taschner in Conversation Plenary

24.08.2011

16:30 - 18:30 Vienna Lectures: Social Justice. A Foundation for Democracy and Sustainability Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Jazz Concert Culture

26.08.2011

18:30 - 20:00 Earthly Suffering and Heavenly Justice – A Musical Portrait of Gustav Mahler Culture

27.08.2011

16:00 - 18:00 Bulgarian Film Night: “The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories” by Andrey Paounov. In the presence of the director. Plenary
18:00 - 18:30 “Where Have All the Children Gone?” by Dejan Kaludjerovic – Exhibition Opening Culture
18:30 - 20:30 Speakers’ Night: Talkin’ Bout a Revolution? As part of the Standing Committee Programme: As part of the Standing Committee programme: International speaking competition for scholarship-holders Plenary

28.08.2011

20:00 - 21:30 The Rundek Cargo Trio Live in Concert Culture

29.08.2011

18:30 - 20:00 Global Literature – Describing an Unjust World. Authors in Conversation Culture