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The Resource Center for German Language and Culture is holding a literary evening with the well-known Swiss writer Jens Steiner on 31st of March. He will present his latest book and take part in a discussion of modern trends in European literature.


His debut novel “Hasenleben” was nominated for the Deutscher Buchpreis in 2011 and was awarded a Swiss Shiller fund special prize in 2012. In 2013, He won the Swiss book award for his novel “Carambole”. During the literary evening Steiner will present his latest novel “Junger Mann mit unauffälliger Vergangenheit”.

This project aims to develop and support cooperation between Tyumen region and the Swiss Confederation in modern culture and creative practices.

The event is organized by the University of Tyumen and the German Academic Exchange Service “DAAD” with the support of the German Goethe Cultural Center and the Eurasia Business Hotel.

The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in the Eurasia Business Hotel (‘Continental’ hall). Free admission.

If you have any questions, please contact the head of the UT Resource Center for German Language and Culture Ksenia Kushnir (8-908-873-38-99) or Sofia Svyazhina (8-919-945-69-54, lesesaal@utmn.ru).