Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, Nigeria/USA
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EVENTS WITH WOLE SOYINKA AT THE CITY FOR THE CULTURES OF PEACE
Imagine Peace! – Lecture and Master Classes, Lugano, Switzerland, 14, 28-30 September 2010.
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka inaugurated “Imagine Peace!” – a series of lectures and master classes held by Nobel Laureates and other key personalities who have devoted their work to inscribing the significance of mutual recognition and respect into the consciousness of contemporary societies. The speakers address not only the broad public but also High School and University students in order to make them aware of the importance to stand up against xenophobia, racism, and fascism. Amy-Diana Colin conceptualized and directs this series of events.
Keynote address at the European Forum on the Cultures of Peace: Personal Engagement in History and Society, Senatssaal of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and former Berliner Reichtagspräsidentenpalais, premises of the German Parliamentary Society (DPG), Germany, 13-14 June 2007.
Laureate of the City for the Cultures of Peace, 2007.
Photo © John Dupuy, Art … on Paper and the City for the Cultures of Peace