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"Lieber und verehrter Onkel Heinrich" // ("Dear and esteemed Uncle Heinrich") // Reading // German National Library in Frankfurt am Main // Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 19:00

This reading, which accompanies the temporary exhibition "Mon Oncle. Klaus and Heinrich Mann", focuses on one specific aspect of the Manns’ multifarious family history: the relationship between Heinrich Mann and his oldest nephew Klaus Mann.

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"Aufklärung jetzt" // Steven Pinker talks to Elisabeth von Thadden // In English // German National Library in Frankfurt am Main // Thursday, 25 October 2018, 19:30

Steven Pinker is a passionate opponent of standard attitudes of cultural pessimism. In conversation with Elisabeth von Thadden (DIE ZEIT), he talks about his book "Aufklärung jetzt. Für Vernunft, Wissenschaft, Humanismus und Fortschritt. Eine Verteidigung" ("Enlightenment Now. The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress").

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"Rettet wenigstens die Kinder" // Book presentation // German National Library in Frankfurt am Main / Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 19:00

After the November pogroms in 1938, around 20,000 Jewish children from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia were rescued by the so-called "Kindertransporte" ("children’s transports"). Their life stories and the fates of their families are the focus of the book "Rettet wenigstens die Kinder" ("At least save the children"). A musical backdrop to the event will be provided by pianist Professor Dr. Joachim Reinhuber, whose mother was rescued by a Kindertransport, and his son, baritone Noah Reinhuber.

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