1 October 2012. The writer Navid Kermani will read some extracts of his newest romance, entitled Your Name, which was published in 2011.
Kermani is considered one of the most important German intellectuals and is also an expert in Islamic studies. Throughout his career Kermani published many books, novels as well as essays on Islam, the Middle East and Christian-Muslim dialogue. His latest book focuses on the memories of his past, his Iranian origins, his family and friends.
For his literary and academic work he has won numerous prizes, including the Buber-Rosenzweig-Medal in 2011.
Event starts at 19.00.