was the central theme of Winternachtens fitfth edition. The programme consisted of talks with writers from Surinam, the Dutch West Indies, Indonesia, South Africa, the Netherlands and - on this special occasion - the Arab world. In addition there was a programme of film, music, theatre and poetry in performance.
You can listen to the sound-recordings of most of the programmes.
Friday 11 February 2000
Saturday 12 February 2000
Sunday 13 February 2000
Four Arabian writers discussed the future of the Arabic novel. Tayeb Salih (London, moderator), May Telmissany (Cairo), Fouad Laroui (Amsterdam) and Hanaan as-Sjaikh (London) discussed subjects like …