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stadtsprachen magazin (2017)


Within the project PARATAXE  the Berlin international literary scenes the symposium “Ostpol Berlin – Eastern European authors in Berlin” will take place on the 23th November 2017. The Literary Colloquium Berlin, Literaturport, the Berliner Literarische Aktion and several guest authors, scientists and literary activists will present the history and present day of Eastern European literature in Berlin.

Thursday,the 23rd of November 2017, from 10 AM at the Literarischen Colloquium Berlin.


from 10 AM: Registration.

10:30 AM: Introduction with Jürgen Jakob Becker and Martin Jankowski.

11 AM – 1 PM: Fluchtpunkt Charlottengrad? Literaturenklaven gestern und heute. Keynote by Ekaterina Vassilieva. With Alexander Filyuta, Boris Schapiro, Ekaterina Sadur, Grigorii Arosev. Hosted by: Natalia Gagarina. >> AUDIO

Featured Poet: Dora Kaprálová (German/Czech).

Lunch break. Refreshments offered.

2:30 PM – 4 PM: Noch ist Kreuzberg nicht verloren. Literarische Grenzüberschreitungen. Keynote by Dorota Stroińska (German/English). With Ewa Maria Slaska, Dorota Danielewicz, Brygida Helbig, Emilia Smechowski. Hosted by: Arkadiusz Łuba. >> AUDIO

Featured Poet: Ilia Ryvkin (German/Russian).

Coffee break and book table.

4:30 PM – 6 Pm: Berlin liegt im Osten? Neue Literatur aus Berlin. Keynotes by Irina Bondas and Dorota  Kot (German/Polish). Dora Kaprálová, Radka Franczak, Kinga Tóth  (Video), Marijana Verhoef. Hosted by: Boris Schumatsky. >> AUDIO

Featured Poet: Milena Nikolova.

Dinner break. Refreshments offered. Book table.

20.00: Die Sprache gibt den Löffel ab – multilingual reading (Georgian, Hungarian, Russian and German) with Iunona Guruli, Orsolya Kalász and Julia Kissina. Hosted by: Katerina Poladjan. German speaker: Nina West. >> AUDIO

Multilingual program with translations into German.

Please register under:

>>> Ostpol Berlin Program (pdf)


We thank all interested parties, partner, supporters and sympathizers for their engaging assistance in bringing this unique symposium to life!

PARATAXE is a project of the Berliner Literarische Aktion e.V. and is supported by the Berlin senate administration for culture and Europe. The Parataxe symposiums take place in cooperation with the LCB and Literaturport.
Press: Anna Giannessi


PARATAXE – tbe Berlin international literary scenes
stadtsprachen – magazine of Berlins international literature
c/o Berliner Literarische Aktion e.V.
Kastanienallee 2
D – 10435 Berlin
Tel.: +49(0)30/53155963


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