Turning to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70, Frankfurter Buchmesse is joining with the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels to create the #OnTheSamePage campaign.
IPA Joins Criticism of Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Conviction
‘We fully support Tsitsi in her appeal,’ says IPA’s Kristenn Einarsson. ‘Failing to do so would be to condemn all Zimbabweans to silence.’
Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Centerpiece Event for ‘Create Your Revolution’ Campaign
In looking for ‘solutions and people who make a positive difference,’ Frankfurt this year is assembling speakers on challenge and change.
UN Sustainable Development Goals: Frankfurter Buchmesse’s ‘Create Your Revolution’
The ‘Create Your Revolution’ campaign is this year’s cooperative effort for Frankfurter Buchmesse with the United Nations.
Aleida and Jan Assmann Given German Book Trade Peace Prize in Frankfurt
‘Democracy thrives not on disputes, but rather on good arguments,’ say author-scholars Jan and Eleida Assmann in their acceptance speech in Frankfurt for the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade.
2018 Frankfurt Recap: Mild Increase in Attendance, Book Trade and Political Discussions
The Frankfurt Book Fair releases attendance numbers, and PP looks back at the week’s discussions of international book trends and political issues.
At Frankfurt: The #OnTheSamePage Human Rights Project Central to Book Fair
‘The abridgement of the rights of a single individual is a breach against each and every one of us,’ the Library of Alexandria’s Ismail Serageldin, for Frankfurt’s #OnTheSamePage campaign.
Freedom in Turbulent Times: Steinmeier in Frankfurt
The Federal President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, visited the Frankfurt Book Fair and spoke with authors on stage about democracy and freedom of speech.
Frankfurter Buchmesse’s 2018 Pre-Fair News Conference: ‘Held in Political Times’
At the annual pre-fair news conference, Frankfurter Buchmesse officials stress the importance of the freedom to publish and the international book industry’s role in a politically charged era.
Frankfurter Buchmesse Opening Press Conference Features Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The winner of the 2018 PEN Pinter Prize and acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will address the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s opening press conference on the morning of October 9, the eve of the book fair’s official opening.
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