The British Council’s Literature Seminar explores the theme “Urban Spaces” in 2019

The 34th British Council Literature Seminar will be held in Berlin from the 24th to the 26th of January, 2019

January 08th, 2019
Teresa Lorena Machado, News from Berlin

The United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities seeks to connect a new generation of writers and readers through workshops, discussions and readings

Also known as the #BritLitBerlin, the event promoted by the acclaimed cultural institute invites students, academics, publishers, translators, journalists, or literature fans from across Europe to engage in the latest writings from the UK, as well as interact with award-winning or famous writers and their work.

For the 34th edition of the British Council Literature Seminar, the organisation has invited the multiple award-winning poet and Professor of Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University, Michael Symmons Roberts to chair the event. Through readings, panel debate discussions and public poetry performances, the event is meant to explore the theme: “Cities in Contemporary UK Literature”. The aim is to understand how modern literature in the UK has been focusing on, within this vast theme.

The seminar will take place at the Werkstatt der Kulturen, Wissmannstr. 32, 12049 Berlin, from Thursday 24 January, to Saturday 26 January 2019. The prices range from 60€ and 160€.


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