Literature

Central-European Literary Evening | Dionisios Sturis

Maison des Arts - ULB
08/05/19
Dionisios Sturis Dionisios Sturis
Polish reporter, podcaster and author of Greece. Bitter Oranges. (Grecja. Gorzkie Pomarańcze2013) and Wherever You Throw Me (Gdziekolwiek mnie rzucisz, 2015) Dionisios Sturis will participate in the Central-European Literary Evening organized by the Université Libre de Bruxelles on May 8, 2019.


About the event
Public lecture with Tanja Maljartschuk (AT), Do Thu Trang (CZ), Masahiko Shiraki (SK), and Dionisios Sturis (PL)

Migration authors from Austria, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia will read from their books in their original language. During the lecture, English and French translations will be provided. The evening will end with a Q&A in English.

This event is organized in the frame of Platform Culture Central Europe. The Platform Culture Central Europe (PCCE) consists of Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. This forum for cultural dialogue was founded with the aim of carrying out or supporting cultural projects of common interest within and outside the EU.


About Dionisios Sturis
Dionisios Sturis (1983) is a Warsaw-based Polish journalist of mixed Polish-Greek descent. He writes for Gazeta WyborczaDuży Format and Polityka, and was a host of a radio programme on TOK FM in which he reports on foreign politics and fake news. He has written four non-fiction books: Grecja. Gorzkie Pomarańcze (Bitter Oranges) about contemporary Greece, Gdziekolwiek mnie rzucisz (Wherever You Throw Me) about the Isle of Man, and Nowe Życie (A New Life) about Greek and Macedonian people who came to Poland as refugees in the 1940s and 50s, Głosy (The Voices) about Polish immigrants on Jersey. He has been shortlisted for several prestigious awards (the Grand Press Prize, the Polish Press Agency Award and the Kapuściński Award for literary reportage).


PRACTICAL INFORMATION
>>> WhereMaison des Arts - ULB, Avenue Jeanne 56, 1000 Brussels - map
>>> WhenWednesday May 8, 2019 from 18:00 to 21:00 
>>> FREE ENTRANCE
>>> Registration here

Photo credits: Mikołaj Starzyński

 

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