Uwe Timm: Ikarien

Book Release

Michael Hansen, 25, an American officer, returns to Germany at the end of April 1945. On behalf of the Secret Service, he is supposed to determine what role the racial hygienist Alfred Ploetz played  in National Socialism. In Munich he encounters one of Ploetz’ earlier companions, who tells him about their friendship and involvement with alternative models for society – Marxian socialism and the utopian Icarian project. And so Hansen gets wind of Ploetz’ Faustian pact with the Nazis. Introduction by Mathias Greffrath.

Tuesday, 5 Sep 2017

8 pm

Pariser Platz

Plenarsaal

Reading: Uwe Timm

Introduction and discussion: Mathias Greffrath

In German

€ 6/4

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