The German Peace Prize board praises Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan for his portrayal of wartime conflict and his humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.
The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, which honors contributions to ‘peace, humanity, and understanding,’ has opened for 2022 nominations.
The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded at midday on Sunday to the Zimbabwean author and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga.
The sociologist and activist Auma Obama gives the October address as Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the German Book Trade Peace Prize.
The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines ‘global questions of justice.’
For seeing society’s wealth as reflecting ‘the opportunities for development available to all individuals,’ the German book trade’s Peace Prize goes to Amartya Sen.
During the Berlin Book Days events this week, the Börsenverein has praised Salgado for ‘raising worldwide awareness for the fate of laborers and migrants as well as for the living conditions of indigenous peoples.’
‘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.
The husband-wife team of Aleida and Jan Assmann, both authors and researchers, are known for their work in “cultural memory” and its contrast in many instances to individual experience and recollection in society.
The German Booksellers & Publishers Association will honor Margaret Atwood with its Peace Prize for being ‘one of the most important storytellers of our era.’
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