Humans, Monkeys, Injustice

A theatrical reading of Jewish German drama in nineteenth century Berlin


Reading of Ludwig Robert’s play, Der Pavian, ein Trauerspiel, from 1824, about a baboon that symbolizes the treatment of German Jews. The reading will be introduced by Ezra Engelsberg (DIA), and commented upon by Deborah Hertz (University of California) with a lecture titled ‘Secret Secrets and Open Secrets in the Life of the Playwright Ludwig Robert’


(the reading of the play will be in German, the lectures in English)


Tue February 21, 2023, 15:00-18:30 in Spui 25

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