?From the great beyond into the present? ? an interview with Jo Lendle

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Dear readers...

Monday 1 October, 2007

We've been online since March 1, 2005, delivering a daily press review of the German language feuilletons. Starting in October, we will only be able to provide a weekly summary, "From the Feuilletons," and two rather than three full-length articles per week.
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What's on

September 2007

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Liane Sellerer and Luky Zappatta in Edgar Kraus' and Markus Kleinhans' "Tödliche Verbindungen")
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What's on

August 2007

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Marie Zielcke in Simon Groß' "Fata Morgana")
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What's on

July 2007

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #13, 1978. Courtesy Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin)
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signandsight.com in Prague

Friday 29 June, 2007

Let's talk European! Towards a European public sphere. Over 50 chief editors and editors from all over Central Eastern Europe and beyond discussed in Prague from 15-16 June how Europe's most pressing questions could be debated across the continent. How can international media networks be extended? Read the summary of the conference here.
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Let's Talk European! signandsight.com in Amsterdam

Monday 4 June, 2007

In co-operation with the Goethe-Institute Amsterdam, Post Amsterdam and Dare2Connect, signandsight.com presented "Let's Talk European!" a panel discussion on the European public sphere. The event, moderated by journalist Hans Maarten van den Brink, featured Endre B. Bojtar of the Hungarian Magyar Narancs, Gerbert van Loenen of the Dutch Trouw, Arne Ruth, former chief editor of Dagens Nyheter and Arno Widmann, of the Frankfurter Rundschau. We give the text of the evening's discussion.
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What's on

June 2007

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Georg Petel, "Crucifix", 1621. Ivory. Private Collection. Courtesy haus der kunst, Munich)
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signandsight.com in Amsterdam

Discussion between journalists about the European public sphere

In co-operation with the Goethe-Institute Amsterdam, Post Amsterdam and Dare2Connect, signandsight.com will present "Let's Talk European!" a panel discussion on the European public sphere. The event, moderated by journalist Hans Maarten van den Brink, features Endre B. Bojtar, editor-in-chief of the Hungarian weekly paper Magyar Narancs, Gerbert van Loenen, deputy chief editor of the Dutch daily Trouw, Arne Ruth, former chief editor of the Swedish Dagens Nyheter and Arno Widmann, head of the Feuilleton and Media section at the Frankfurter Rundschau.
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What's on

May 2007

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Douglas Gordon, "Feature Film," from the exhibition "Between Darkness and Light" at the Kunstmuseum in Wolfsburg. Courtesy the artist)
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What's on

April 2007

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Scene from "4 Elemente - 4 Jahreszeiten," a choreographic concert at Berlin's RadialSystem V, April 27 - 29)
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What's on

March 2007

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: From the "Go East" festival of East European film in Wiesbaden)
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What's on

February 2007

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Giovanni Anceschi, Struttura Tricroma, 1963. At the "Op Art" exhibition in Frankfurt's Schirn Kunsthalle)
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Comments please

January 15, 2007

signandsight.com is pleased to announce that our comments function is finally up and running...
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What's on

January 2007

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Stine Fischer Christensen in "After the Wedding" by Susanne Bier)
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What's on

December 2006

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: "Lights in the Dusk," new film by Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki. Sputnik Oy films)
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We are happy to announce

Friday 24 November, 2006

Two new developments at our website! A new layout for signandsight.com and a legal victory for perlentaucher.de.
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The Non-English Patient

Monday 6 November, 2006

On Saturday, October 7, signandsight.com took part in a panel discussion at the Frankfurt Book Fair on the state of translation in the globalised world. The event, hosted by media specialist Rüdiger Wischenbart, featured Esther Allen, compiler of an eye-opening study on translation and today's book industry; Susan Harris of Words without Borders; Anne-Bitt Gerecke of Litrix.de; and Thierry Chervel, founder of signandsight.com's sister site Perlentaucher.de. We present the gist of the discussion.
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What's on

November 2006

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: "insideout". Choreographic installation by Sasha Waltz at RadialSystemV in Berlin. Image © André Rival)
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What's on

October 2006

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Pablo Picasso, The Dancer Sada Yacco, 1900. Courtesy Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt)
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What's on

September 2006

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Jörg Sambeth in Sabine Gisiger's documentary "Gambit" on the 1976 dioxin explosion in the Icmesa factory in the Northern Italian village of Seveso)
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signandsight.com at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Tuesday 1 August, 2006

In co-operation with Litrix.de and the Frankfurt Book Fair signandsight.com presents a discussion on world literature in the digital age with Esther Allen, Thierry Chervel, Anne-Bitt Gerecke, Susan Harris and Rüdiger Wischenbart. On Saturday, October 7 in the International Centre of the Frankfurt Book Fair. (Image: Frankfurt Book Fair/Hirth)
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What's on

August 2006

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Peter Allen and Carla Ross Allen, KnoWear, Courtesy Zeche Zollverein)
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Our user survey

Monday 3 July, 2006

We wanted to know who our readers are, where they live, what they like about signandsight.com and what they think could be improved. We had lots of reponses from all over the globe.
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What's on

July 2006

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Stephan Balkenhol, Mann with a Green Shirt. Courtesy Kunsthalle Baden-Baden)
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What's on

June 2006

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Anonymous, street scene in Tokyo's Ginza district, 1938. Courtesy Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin)
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What's on

May 2006

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Loretta Pflaum in "Schläfer" by Benjamin Heisenberg)
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signandsight.com in New York

on Friday April 28, 2006

In co-operation with 2006 PEN WORLD VOICES, signandsight.com presents a discussion on "The Limits of Tolerance" with Pascal Bruckner, Necla Kelek, Dubravka Ugresic, Richard Rodriguez and moderated by Kwame Anthony Appiah. On Friday April 28 in the New York Public Library.
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What's on

April 2006

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Christaine Paul in Ralf Huettner's "Reine Formsache")
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Testimonials

Thursday 16 March, 2006

On March 15, signandsight.com celebrated one year online. Read the feedback we've received from some of the prominent international writers featured on the site.
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What's on

March 2006

From art and architecture to film, dance and theatre, a selection of what's on in the German speaking countries. (Image: Aneta Grzesykowska, Album, 2005. Courtesy 4th berlin biennial for contemporary art)
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Monday 28 February, 2005

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Friday 25 February, 2005

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