In this episode, the Argentinian writer César Aira talks with his Norwegian translator Kristina Solum, in a conversation that took place on September 14th 2016. Introduction by Gisle Selnes, professor of Literature at the University of Bergen.
LitHouse is a podcast from the House of Literature in Oslo, presenting adapted versions of lectures and conversations featuring international writers and thinkers.
In this episode you can hear Selahattin Demirtaş giving that Saladin Lecture 2016. The lecture was given on April 13th, as part of the International Saladin Days, and was held in Turkish. It was followed by a few questions that were put to mr. Demirtaş in English, and answered in Turkish.
Selahattin Demirtaş is the chairman of Turkey's pro Kurdish coalition party HDP, and considered by many to be the key to the Kurds' future in Turkey.
LitHouse is a podcast from the House of Literature in Oslo, Litteraturhuset. Music by Apothek.