5 November 2016

Award Of The Büchner, Freud And Merck Prizes

Staatsheater Darmstadt
Großes Haus
Georg-Büchner-Platz 1
Admission: €6


Opening: Heinrich Detering, President of the German Academy

Speech on “The Power of Words” by Monika Grütters, Minister of State to the Federal Chancellor

Welcome: Ingmar Jung, State Secretary in the Hessian Ministry for Science and Art

Johann Heinrich Merck Prize for literary criticism and essay to Kathrin Passig, laudatory speech by Per Leo

Sigmund Freud Prize for scientific writing to Jan Assmann, laudatory speech by Antonio Loprieno

Georg Büchner Prize to Marcel Beyer, laudatory speech by Anke te Heesen

Part of the Autumn Conference of the German Academy for Language and Literature.