Europa21. Thinking Tomorrow’s Society
International Cultural Exchange

Europa21. Thinking Tomorrow’s Society

Program focus of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and Leipzig Book Fair (March 23-26, 2017)

With the program focus Europa21, the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Leipzig Book Fair offer writers, academics, journalists, artists, and civically engaged citizens a platform for a constructive dialog on the future of Europe.

Entitled We in Europe - What do we stand up for?, with the second edition of 2017, Europa 21 looks back on the events of the past year and asks the pressing questions of if and how solidarity in Europe can be improved in the future.

In five discussions, personalities from various countries discuss their visions and ideas regarding the current challenges in Europe. Dramatic readings, talks with authors, plus an interactive evening event invite the public to discuss and reflect together.

"The 2016 program revolved around the people arriving in Europe; in 2017, we are questioning the ‘us’ in Europe. The program of events invites us to confront ourselves and to reflect on what kind of democracy and what kind of Europe we want to stand for," explains curator Esra Küçük, member of the direction at the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin and founder of the Junge Islam Konferenz.


Leipziger Messe GmbH
Leipziger Buchmesse
Mariella Bremer
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Agnieszka Surwillo-Hahn
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