International PEN discussion Russia and Ukraine: New Conflict, Old Propaganda

Sofi Oksanen. Photo: Toni Härkönen
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Date
08.10.2014  
Time
14:30 
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Place
At the Frankfurt Book Fair

 

How best to approach the escalation of the conflict between Ukraine and Russia and what is the distorting effect propaganda has on the value of words? What role can culture play in the face of violence and censorship? A group of distinguished writers and PEN members discuss these questions. Co-organiser: PEN International Free the Word! Participants: Oksanen, Sofi Schischkin, Michail Haslinger, Josef Ralston Saul, John Venue Weltempfang - Stage, 5.0 E81, Exhibition site