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Events with signandsight.com

An international media summit with journalists and editors of leading newspapers and magazines from across Europe
Friday - Saturday, 15-16 June, 2007, Prague
Let's talk European!
Towards a European public sphere – for a transnational network of newspapers and magazines in Central Eastern Europe
A media summit put on by signandsight.com in co-operation with the Goethe-Institute Prague, the Allianz Kulturstiftung, the German Embassy in Prague, the Charles University of Prague, Post Amsterdam and perlentaucher.de
Keynote speaker was the Polish journalist Adam Krzeminski.
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Panel discussion in Amsterdam about the European public sphere

Friday, 11 May, 2007, 8:00-10:00 pm, Amsterdam
In co-operation with the Goethe-Institute Amsterdam, Post Amsterdam and Dare2Connect signandsight.com presents a panel discussion about the European public sphere. The event, moderated by the 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 newspaper "Trouw", Arne Ruth, former chief editor of the Swedish newspaper "Dagens Nyheter" and Arno Widmann, head of the Feuilleton and Media section at the "Frankfurter Rundschau". Read more

Diversity makes the Difference
Friday, 9 March 2007, The Hague
The desire to see an enhanced and structural cultural components of a future foreign policy for the European Union grows apace. How much political will is there in the EU member states to see such a policy in place? How would it enhance the EU's role in the world? This was the topic of a conference hosted by the European Cultural Foundation, the Goethe Institute Amsterdam, the European National Institutes of Culture (EUNIC), and the Service Centre for International Cultural Activities (SICA). signandsight.com was the media partner of the conference. Read more

The first meeting of cultural portals in South Eastern Europe

27-29 November 2006, Goethe-Institute Belgrade
Perlentaucher, Germany's major independent online cultural magazine, together with its English service, signandsight.com, are delighted at the invitation to moderate the first meeting of cultural portals in South Eastern Europe. The meeting was attended by young journalists and cultural players from Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Slovenia and Macedonia, all of whom operate key cultural portals in their respective countries. Read more

The non-English Patient
Saturday, 7 October 2006, Frankfurt Book Fair
signandsight.com co-hosted a panel discussion on world literature in the digital age. The event, moderated by media specialist Ruediger 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. Full info and bios here. Here we present the gist of the discussion.

The Limits of Tolerance? Multiculturalism Now
Friday, 28 April 2006, The New York Public Library
with Pascal Bruckner, Necla Kelek, and Richard Rodriguez, moderated by Kwame Anthony Appiah
In co-operation with PEN World Voices - The New York Festival of International Literature. Click here for the texts of the presentations with photos, and here for an article on the event from the Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Workshop with young journalists
in the Goethe-Institute Bratislava, Slovakia
in February 2006

Public discussion about the European public space
27 January 2006, in Goethe-Institute New Delhi, India

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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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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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January 15, 2007

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Friday 24 November, 2006

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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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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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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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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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