Ulrich Schreiber – IPNHK 2019 Special Guest

Ulrich Schreiber

Ulrich Schreiber is the founder and director of the International Literature Festival Berlin and, together with Hans Ruprecht, founder and director of the International Literature Festival Odessa. From 1979 to 1981 he was an editor of the left-wing journal Moderne Zeiten. He was a co-founder of the Berliner Volksuniversität in 1980 and founder of the Hamburger Volksuniversität in 1983. In 1985, he was the director of the German-Italian cultural festival in Hamburg. During the 1980s and 1990s he worked as cultural manager and architect in charge in Hamburg, Stuttgart and Berlin. In 1989, he founded the Internationale Peter Weiss-Gesellschaft which he presided over until 1998. In 1998, he organised the Thomas-Bernhard-Tage in Berlin. Furthermore, Schreiber is one of the founders of the PEN World Voices festival, The New York Festival of International Literature, a literary festival in Mumbai in 2007 and the World Wide Reading series since 2006. In 2015, Schreiber was awarded the decoration of “Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” by the French Ministry of Culture for his “contribution to the radiance of the arts and literature in France and the world.”

烏利齊.施雷伯是柏林國際文學節的創辦人和總監,並與Hans Ruprecht一起創辦奧德薩國際文學節。在1979年到1981年期間,擔任左翼期刊《摩登時代》的編輯。1980年參與創辦Berliner Volksuniversität,1983年創辦Hamburger Volksuniversität。1985年,擔任在漢堡舉辦的德國與意大利文化節總監。在八〇至九〇年代間,施雷伯在漢堡、斯圖加特、柏林擔任文化經理和建築師。1989年,他創立了國際彼得.魏斯協會文學社,並一直擔任主席至1998年。1998年,他在柏林組織了Thomas-Bernhard-Tage。此後,施雷伯參與創辦the PEN World Voices festival、紐約國際文學節,以及2007年在孟買舉行的文學節,自2006年起一直參加World Wide Reading系列活動。2015年,施雷伯憑藉「為法國和世界的藝術和文學光輝作出的貢獻」獲得法國文化部授予的「法國藝術及文學騎士勳章」。