A Nordic Chambers’ event – 21 November, 16:00 to 20:00
TIME : past – present – future
Norgesklubben Sveits, in collaboration with NORLA – Norwegian Literature Abroad, are honored and grateful to present
five selected authors to our Swiss, Nordic, Norwegian and international audience.
Adress: Kunsthaus Zurich,
Heimplatz 1, Zürich
“Join us for a star-packed Sunday
filled with literature,
art and business philosophy”
We have invited:
ERIK FOSNES HANSEN
JØRN LIER HORST
17:oo – Presentation and discussion
20.00 – Apéro buffet and mingeling
The program will be officially opened at 17:00 by the Norwegian ambassador in Switzerland,
Prior to the official program, why not start our « voyage-in-time-experience » with an exclusive guided visit of the Zürich Kunsthaus exhibition
« 100 years since modernism » (Limited number of participants. Guided tours at 16:00)
Lectures and book reviews, discussions and panel debates, all in English, will be moderated by
Andrine Pollen, NORLA and Beate Normann, Norgesklubben Sveits.
After the program,
a Norwegian flavoured apéro buffet will be served.
Hanne Ørstavik (b. 1969) made her debut with Cut in 1994, and embarked on a career that would make her one of the most remarkable and admired authors in Norwegian contemporary literature. Her literary breakthrough came three years later with the publication of Love (Kjærlighet). Since then the author has written several acclaimed and much discussed novels and received a host of literary prizes. Her latest titles in German are So wahr wie ich wirklich bin and Die Zeit, die es dauert, published by Karl Rauch Verlag. Her books have been translated into 22 languages. (photo: Baard Henriksen)
Erik Fosnes Hansen (b. 1965) made his debut at age twenty with the novel Falketårnet. The novel was praised by critics and audience alike as a debut far beyond the ordinary. His best-known work is his second novel, Psalm at Journey’s End (1990), was received as a sensation by the press and is one of the best selling Norwegian postwar novels. A Lobster Life was published by Kiepenheuer & Witsch in 2019 and got immense reviews. His books have been translated to 36 languages. (photo: Marcel Leliënhof)
Erika Fatland (b. 1983) studied Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo. She speaks eight languages and lives in Oslo with her husband. She is a well-known author of non-fiction works who enjoyed international success with her book ‘Sovietistan’ in 2014. After Sovietistan, her recent work ‘The Border’ (Grensen, Kagge 2017) translated into English and published by Quercus Book in the autumn of 2019. In The Border, she writes about her 259 days of travelling through the fourteen states that share borders with Russia and investigates the extent to which they are still in thrall to their large and politically dominant neighbour. (Photo: n/a)
Jørn Lier Horst (b. 1970) bestselling author from Bamle, Norway is a former senior investigating officer in the Norwegian police force. He made his literary debut as a crime writer in 2004 and is now considered one of the foremost Nordic crime writers. He made his debut in 2004 with the crime novel Key Witness, based on a true murder story. His crime novels has been extremely successful in Europe and is characterized by political and social commentary. The William Wisting series of crime novels has been extremely successful, having sold more than 1,500,000 copies in Norway. (photo: @LierHorst)
Anders Indset (b. 1978) business philosopher and bestseller author of Quantenwirtschaft and Wild Knowledge
and key note speaker in international Business Conferences and Economic Forums. The native Norwegian, based out of Frankfurt, is a guest lecturer at leading international business forums and is known for his unconventional way of thinking, his provocative theses and his rocking performances. (photo: @AndersIndset)
Due to the pandemic situation all participants must register in advance. We will follow the Swiss and local (Zürich) rules on hygiene and social distancing
Kindly note that the event admits a limited number of guests and is only admited for persons who are COVID vaccinated, recovered or tested. Please bring ID and Coronapass.
(Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Veranstaltung nur eine begrenzte Anzahl von Gästen zulässt und nur für Personen zugelassen ist, die auf COVID geimpft, genesen oder getestet sind. Bitte Ausweis und Coronapass mitbringen. (Geimpfte, Genesene oder Getestete GGG) )
Many thanks for your cooperation.
Please register by mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For the registration we need: name, address, telephone number and chosen tickets. Limited numbers of tickets.
Deadline for registration is 14 November 2021.
Price: CHF 50.00
Price: CHF 75.00
16:00 – Guided tourPrice: CHF 15.00
- 16:00 – Guided tourPrice: CHF 25.00
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