Peter Demetz, Sterling Professor Emeritus of German Comparative Literature, Yale University, USA, Scientific Board Member of the City for the Cultures of Peace and its Institute, author of numerous works on European literature and cultural history, including Prague in Danger: The Years of German Occupation, 1939-45 (2008), The Air Show at Brescia (2002), Rilke. Ein Europäischer Dichter aus Prag (1998), Worte in Freiheit: Der italienische Futurismus und die deutsche Avantgarde, 1912-1934 (1990).

For further information, please consult: www.ncsml.org/Oral-History/New-York-City/20120614/221/Demetz-Peter.aspx?PF=True, www.hanser-literaturverlage.de/autoren/autor.html?id=21335, and de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Demetz_%28Literaturwissenschaftler%29

 
EVENTS WITH PETER DEMETZ AT THE CITY FOR THE CULTURES OF PEACE

“Veit Harlans Die Goldene Stadt (1942): Ein Kapitel deutscher Filmgeschichte,” lecture organized by ICSIM and held at the Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland, 15 June 2010, 4 PM – 5:30 PM.

 
Keynote address at the interntional conference, Coexistence and Exclusion in Multicultural Societies, organized by the CCP and ICSIM, Lugano, Switzerland, 16-17 December 2009.

 
Keynote address at the European Forum on the Cultures of Peace: Envisioned or Enforced Coexistence in the Conflict of Cultures, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 4 September 2004.

 
Laureate of the City for the Cultures of Peace, 2004.

 

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