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Carolin Emcke

CAROLIN EMCKE (*1967), studied philosophy in London, Frankfurt a. M. and at Harvard University. She worked for many years as foreign correspondent and editor focusing on crisis regions. In her texts, as well as in her artistic interventions, she addresses the topics of violence and trauma, anti-democracy and racism, sexuality and desire. Her books have been translated into many languages and received many awards including the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade and the Carl-von-Ossietzky-Prize for Contemporary History and Politics. Her most recent publication is: “For the Doubt. Conversations with Thomas Strässle» (2022). Emcke lives in Berlin.

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