Centre for Irish-German Studies, University of Limerick
Spring semester 2022
Everyone is welcome to all of the events listed below
3 March 2022 – Reading by Torsten Schulz (in German) as part of Limericker Literaturgespräche plus discussion and interview.
Time and venue: 10am in A1054, UL
Torsten Schulz is German novelist, screenwriter and professor in film dramaturgy at the Konrad Wolf Film University of Babelsberg. Born and raised in East Berlin, he will be reading from his novel Boxhagener Platz (2004), set in the GDR in 1968. He will also will be interviewed by Dr. Christiane Schönefeld, MIC, at 5pm, which can be joined here: Click here to join the meeting His reading is supported by the DAAD Centre Stage Programme & Erasmus+ and takes place in coordination with NUIG and MIC.
7 March 2022 – Reading by Renate Ahrens (in German) as part of Limericker Literaturgespräche
Time and venue: 12pm in LCB015, UL
Renate Ahrens is a very prolific and versatile German writer. Having lived in Dublin for over 30 years she has recently returned to Hamburg. Many of her novels contain Irish-German elements. She will be reading from her latest novel Schicksalsfreundin (published in 2021). Her reading is supported by the DAAD writer-in-residence scheme and takes place in coordination with NUIG and UCD.
21 March 2022 - Deutsch-irischer Videowettbewerb
Time and venue – 11-1 Online
CIGS Video Competition for Final Year Students at Irish Universities, supported by the German-Irish Chamber of Commerce, the German Embassy Dublin and the Irish Embassy Berlin. Chaired by Irish Times journalist Derek Scally. This year’s finalists include UL, NUIG and UCC.
28 March 2022- Reading by Gabrielle Alioth (in German) as part of Limericker Literaturgesprache
Time and Venue: 12pm LCB-015, UL
Gabrielle Alioth is a Swiss writer, journalist and translator, residing in Ireland since 1984. She will be reading from her latest novel Die Uberlebenden (published in 2021). Her event is organised in cooperation with the Swiss Embassy- for more information please contact Dr Marieke Krajenbrink. (firstname.lastname@example.org)