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civil war, conflict, homeland, humanity, migration, tradition, war
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Written and spoken word (novel, short story)
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Haus der Kulturen der Welt

He was blown away, says Daniel Alarcón. It was incredibly exciting, kind of amazing. He found his name on the longlist of the International Literature Award of the House of World Cultures and the Stiftung Elementarteilchen along with thirteen others, including authors he has admired for...

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deutsch
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Bürgerkrieg, Heimat, Konflikt, Krieg, Menschlichkeit, Migration, Tradition
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Kurzgeschichte, Roman)

Einfach umgehauen hat es ihn, sagt Daniel Alarcón. Unglaublich aufregend sei es, irgendwie fantastisch. Auf der Longlist des Internationalen Literaturpreises vom Haus der Kulturen der Welt und der Stiftung Elementarteilchen fand er seinen Namen inmitten von 13 anderen wieder. Darunter...

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Daniel Alarcón

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interculturalism, migration
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Written and spoken word (general)
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International Festival of Literature Berlin (ilb)

Biyi Bandele (actually Bandele-Thomas) was born in 1967 in northern Nigeria, a region which is largely Muslim. He stems from a family, which belonged to the Yoruba tribe and converted to Christianity. He left his parents’ house at the age of 14 to earn his living doing odd jobs, while also going to...

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deutsch
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Interkulturalismus, Migration
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (allgemein)

Biyi Bandele wurde am 13.10.1967 in Kafanchan/Kaduna im islamisch geprägten Norden Nigerias als Sohn einer Familie, die den Yoruba angehörte und den christlichen Glauben angenommen hatte, geboren. Sein Großvater väterlicherseits war um 1900 aus dem Südwesten des Landes als...

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colonialism, gender, migration, multi-culturalism, philosophy, politics
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Written and spoken word (debate)
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House of World Cultures

In retrospect Seyla Benhabib’s career is hardly surprising. She grew up in Istanbul in the 1950s – in a city European in flavour, cosmopolitan and multicultural in outlook and with half a dozen languages in use. Her family history spans across Europe. In the beginning of the 70s her political...

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Gender, Kolonialismus, Migration, Multikulturalität, Philosophie, Politik
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Debatte)

Rückwärts gelesen wirkt ihre Karriere wie vorgegeben. Seyla Benhabib wurde in den fünfziger Jahren in der damals multikulturellen Metropole Istanbul geboren. Auch ihr familiärer Hintergrund liest sich wie ein europäisches Multikulti-Puzzle. Als sie Anfang der siebziger...

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Seyla Benhabib

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Alltag, Gender, Kolonialismus, Migration
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dub Poetry, Storytelling)
Performing Arts (Performance)
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House of World Cultures

Die 1956 in Jamaika geborene Jean ‚Binta‘ Breeze erschafft mit ihren Dub Poetry-Auftritten ein ganzes „One-Woman-Festival“; ihre Aufführungen sind Grenzgänge zwischen Literatur, Reggae-Rhythmen und Performance. In der Lyrik ihres Sprechgesangs lässt sie Volkstraditionen, Religion und...

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colonialism, everyday life, gender
genre (subgenre):
Performing Arts (performance)
Written and spoken word (dub-poetry, storytelling)

Jean ‘Binta‘ Breeze was born in Jamaica in 1956. Her poetry readings are a one-woman festival, a cross between literature, reggae rhythms and performances, combining the folklore of her homeland with the experiences of Jamaican immigrants in Europe. They shift easily between Jamaican slang and...

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Jean 'Binta' Breeze

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emigration, exile, identity, language, living, loneliness, longing, marginalisation, migration, modernity, outsider, people, politics, transition
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Visual Arts (installation art, mixed media, participation art, performance)
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Esra Ersen is a Turkish artist born in Ankara in 1970 and currently living and working in Istanbul. Central to her works are the themes of identity, migration and aspiration. Whether using film, photography, installation or situational activity, Ersen consistently explores the relationship between...

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Esra Ersen

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civil war, conflict, homeland, memory, migration, racism, Society, war
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Written and spoken word (novel, short story)
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Haus der Kulturen der Welt

A skinny young man in a suit. He sits on a chair. His hands are resting on his lap. The suit is wrinkled. His eyes: closed. He has a large protruding Adam´s apple. It seems as if he´s sitting there in his socks. An elegant gentleman in a top hat and dark coat stands behind him with his hand...

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Bürgerkrieg, Erinnerung, Heimat, Konflikt, Krieg, Migration
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Kurzgeschichte, Roman)

Ein hagerer junger Mann in einem Anzug. Er sitzt auf einem Stuhl. Seine Hände liegen auf seinem Schoss. Der Anzug ist zerknittert. Seine Augen: geschlossen. Er hat einen großen hervortretenden Adamsapfel. Es scheint, er sitzt in Socken dort. Auf seinem Kopf ruht die Hand eines eleganten...

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Aleksandar Hemon

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diversity, Humour, migration, Society
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Performing Arts (general)
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Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Milan. Munich. Landshut. Jens Hillje moved around a lot as a child. But does this explain his interest in the subject that he’s currently pursuing in his work? “Definitely,” says the dramaturg whose contribution to this year’s Berliner Theatertreffen has conclusively established him as an important...

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deutsch
Crossroads:
Identität, Migration, Vielfalt
Genre (Subgenres):
Performing Arts (allgemein)

Mailand. München. Landshut. Jens Hillje hatte eine bewegte Kindheit. Aber ist sie auch Erklärung für sein Interesse an dem Thema, das ihn dieser Tage umtreibt? „Bestimmt sogar“, meint der Dramaturg, der spätestens seit seinem diesjährigen Beitrag beim Berliner...

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Jens Hillje

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bureaucracy, capitalism, colonialism, human rights, identity, interculturalism, migration, post-colonialism, racism
genre (subgenre):
Performing Arts (performance)
Visual Arts (installation art)
Written and spoken word (criticism, debate, essay)
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House of World Cultures

Who said the first generation of ethnic Turkish immigrants was Turkish-German, the second German-Turkish? Going by that rule, Serhat Karakayali would be Turkish-German. He looks much younger than he does in photos, sports a casual two-day beard and has mischievous eyes. At first, he´s reserved. He...

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Bürokratie, Identität, Interkulturalismus, Kapitalismus, Kolonialismus, Menschenrechte, Migration, Postkolonialismus, Rassismus
Genre (Subgenres):
Bildende Kunst (Installation)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Debatte, Essay, Kritik)
Performing Arts (Performance)

Wer hat noch behauptet, die erste türkischstämmige Einwanderergeneration sei türkisch-deutsch und die zweite deutsch-türkisch? Demnach ist Serhat Karakayali türkisch-deutsch. Er wirkt viel jünger als auf Fotos, trägt einen lässigen zwei-Tage Bart und hat...

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conflict, Humour, identity, interculturalism, migration, site specific, war
genre (subgenre):
Performing Arts (theatre)
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Intercult

Dritero Kasapi was educated as a stage director, but has since the early years of his professional life also been engaged as a cultural organiser. His mixed cultural background - Albanian-Macedonian - was further enriched by him migrating to Sweden, and has become the basis for his activism in...

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Dritero Kasapi

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Africa, exile, migration, politics
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Haus der Kulturen der Welt

Some of the world’s fastest athletes come from Ethiopia. While not a runner, Dinaw Mengestu also happens to be a native of this East African country. And with his debut novel, ‘The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears,’ the 31-year-old author is off to a lightning start. And that’s not all. Mengestu...

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Crossroads:
Afrika, Exil, Migration, Politik
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Roman)

Aus Äthiopien kommen einige der schnellsten Athleten der Welt. Der aus dem ostafrikanischen Land stammende Dinaw Mengestu ist zwar kein Läufer. Aber der 31-jährige Autor hat gerade mit seinem Debütroman „Zum Wiedersehen der Sterne“ einen Blitzstart hingelegt. Und nicht nur...

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Dinaw Mengestu