Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis

The »Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis für Übersetzung« (Prize for Translation) has been awarded by the German Academy for Language and Literature since 1958 for the »outstanding achievements in translation,« with a particular emphasis on the translation of literature into German.
The prize is awarded annually at the spring conference of the German Academy.
The Johann Heinrich Voß Prize has been endowed with €15,000 since 2002.

Awardees

Stefan Weidner

Stefan Weidner

Writer, Translator and Journalist
Born 1/10/1967

Johann-Heinrich-Voß-Preis 2007
Laudatory Address by Jürgen Brôcan
Acceptance Speech by Stefan Weidner
Diploma

... der durch seine engagierte Arbeit zu einem der wichtigsten Mittler in der zwischen der deutschen und der arabischen Kultur drohenden Sprachlosigkeit geworden ist.

Jury members
Kommission: Heinrich Detering, Joachim Kalka, Friedhelm Kemp, Werner von Koppenfels, Ilma Rakusa, Lea Ritter-Santini, Michael Walter

Mitglieder des Erweiterten Präsidiums