15 May 2019, goethe-institut, paris
Looking at the current situation in Algeria, the civil protests and the July elections, several writers were discussing the future of the country. As part of the Cassandra project, they questioned the relevance of literature and arts in lectures and podium discussions.
Boualem Sansal, Yahia Belaskri and Jürgen Wertheimer were in discussion with Bouziane Ahmed-Khodja, Anouar Benmalek, Sarah Haider, Alexis Jenni, Mohamed Kacimi, Sabrina Kassa, Amira Khalfallah, Adlène Meddi, Alice Schwarzer and Wassyla Tamzali.
28 February 2019, Weltethos-Institut, tübingen
Wolfgang Bauer (DIE ZEIT) and Prof. Jürgen Wertheimer (Cassandra Project) talked about the role of journalism and literature as a medium in nowaday's times of crises.
14 February 2019, Literaturhaus Munich
"What really connects us is true" - Aleida and Jan Assmann spoke at the Munich Security Conference about the potential of literature as an early detection system – and as an opportunity to find words for a disastrous past.
15 October 2018, Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo in Berlin
On 15 October 2018, a hearing with seven Kosovar writers took place at the Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo in Berlin. Central topic was the question of how much influence literature has on actual developments in Kosovar society.
24 October 2017, German Federal Ministry of Defence, Berlin
On the 24 October 2017 project Cassandra was introduced at the German Federal Ministry of Defence to an audience of experts of the Ministry of Defence, other ministries and think tanks, and scholars coming from different disciplines.
16 february 2017, literaturhaus munich
On the 16th of February 2017 Prof. Jürgen Wertheimer initiated the literary series "Das Kassandra-Phänomen" ("The Kassandra phenomenon") – The three-day event was attended by three world-class authors – those are associated with the study project "Cassandra": Herta Müller (Germany) Wole Soyinka (Nigeria) and David Grossman (Israel) are ambassadors of humanity.
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