Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 7 pm

Beyond Borders: A Conversation on Art and Exile

Journalist Yasmin Merei and poet Ghayath Almadhoun will share their thoughts on the presence of the political in poetry. Both come from Syria and now live in Berlin. Ghayath Almadhoun’s work has won several prizes. He describes exile as “living in the parallel.” The linguist and human rights activist Yasmin Merei directs a network for refugee women in Berlin.

Free admission
Language: English

Location: Werkstatt Exilmuseum, Fasanenstr. 24, 10719 Berlin
The building is unfortunately not barrier-free.

Organized by: Villa Aurora & Thomas Mann House e. V., in collaboration with Stiftung Exilmuseum Berlin with the support of the German Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

The event is part to the Days of Exile 2023 in Berlin, an initiative by Körber-Stiftung in cooperation with Stiftung Exilmuseum Berlin. For the complete program visit

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