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FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

The «FREITAG am Donnerstag» (literally: FRIDAY on Thursday) lecture series was originally begun with the assistance of swiss-miss.com and is now presented in cooperation with REPORTAGEN magazine. The series provides a look at one of the most fascinating forms of journalism and encourages discussion about it. REPORTAGEN authors give insights into the stories behind their stories, describe the obstacles they face and the tough research they perform - all in the intimate setting of the FREITAG stores. 

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September 25, 2014, FREITAG Store Hamburg

Amrai Coen und Özlem Gezer
«Traumberuf Reporterin»

Next dates:
October 9, 2014, Zurich
November 20, 2014, Vienna

If you have any questions please contact donnerstag@freitag.ch
(Lectures in German)

 

PAST LECTURES

August 28, 2014 Cologne, CAROLIN EMCKE

June 19, 2014 Zurich, ETRIT HASLER, SIMON CHEN, HAZEL BRUGGER

May 22, 2014 Stuttgart, HANS LEYENDECKER

March 13, 2014 Berlin, FABIAN DIETRICH, JOCHEN WEGNER

January 23, 2014 Hamburg, CORDT SCHNIBBEN

November 21, 2013 Vienna, VEA KAISER

October 17, 2013 Cologne, MILO RAU

August 22, 2013 Zurich, MEINRAD SCHADE

June 27, 2013 Berlin, TOM KUMMER

April 18, 2013 Hamburg, OLIVIER KUGLER

March 21, 2013 Vienna, THOMAS GLAVINIC

January 24, 2013 Munich, DORIS DÖRRIE

November 15, 2012 Zurich, ERWIN KOCH

August 23, 2012 Berlin, LINUS REICHLIN

June 28, 2012 Cologne, ILIJA TROJANOW

April 12, 2012 Vienna, SIBYLLE BERG

February 16, 2012 Hamburg, PETER STAMM

December 8, 2012 Zurich, MARGRIT SPRECHER

November 3, 2011 Berlin, SABINE RIEDEL

September 23, 2010 Zurich, PETER HOSSLI

September 17, 2010 Zurich, DAVID ROWAN

September 09, 2010 Zurich, KHOI VINH

August 28, 2014 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

CAROLIN EMCKE, PUBLICIST

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN and FREITAG Store Köln.

June 19, 2014 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

ETRIT HASLER, SIMON CHEN AND HAZEL BRUGGER

The slam poets Etrit Hasler, Simon Chen and Hazel Brugger have told us why slam poets are the better journalists.

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN and FREITAG REFERENCE Store.

May 22, 2014 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

HANS LEYENDECKER

Journalist Hans Leyendecker was our guest at «FREITAG am Donnerstag» in the MAGAZIN Stuttgart on May 22, 2014, where he spoke about «reporters as revealers».

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN and MAGAZIN Stuttgart.

March 13, 2014 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Fabian Dietrich and Jochen Wegner

"The renaissance of German feature articles - a lab discussion"
FABIAN DIETRICH, editor-in-chief Dummy
JOCHEN WEGNER, editor-in-chief Zeit Online
DANIEL PUNTAS BERNET, editor-in-chief Reportagen

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN and FREITAG Store Berlin.

January 23, 2014 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Cordt Schnibben

‘Really, you write for yourself. I want to discover something about myself too.’ Reporter Cordt Schnibben was a guest at ‘FREITAG am Donnerstag’in Hamburg.

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN and FREITAG Store Hamburg.

November 21, 2013 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Vea Kaiser

“That’s how an article begins: A storytelling narrator, i.e. a tangible, historical person, goes somewhere, sees something, researches it with their own eyes, and then writes about it.” Author Vea Kaiser was a guest at “FREITAG am Donnerstag” at the FREITAG Store in Vienna.

In coopewith REPORTAGEN und FREITAG Store Wien.

October 17, 2013 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Milo Rau

“I personally believe you can encounter the crux of the matter easier when you don’t know all the true facts.” The director Milo Rau was a guest at “FREITAG am Donnerstag”.

In cooperation with REPORTAGEN and FREITAG Store Köln.

August 22, 2013 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Meinrad Schade

“Single images don’t interest me much. Stories require more images – a series of them.” Photographer Meinrad Schade was a guest at “FREITAG am Donnerstag“ in Zurich.

In cooperation with REPORTAGEN and FREITAG REFERENCE Store.

June 27, 2013 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Tom Kummer

“True provocation is ignoring the real story.” Reporter Tom Kummer was a guest of “FREITAG am Donnerstag” at the FREITAG Store Berlin on June 27.

In cooperation with REPORTAGEN and FREITAG Store Berlin.

April 18, 2013 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Olivier Kugler

"I’m not a journalist, nor a writer. It’s hard for me to express myself." Illustrator Olivier Kugler was a guest at "FREITAG am Donnerstag" in Hamburg on April 18.

In cooperation with REPORTAGEN and FREITAG Store Hamburg.

March 21, 2013 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Thomas Glavinic

“I believe that you are allowed to lie – lie about the truth.” Thomas Glavinic, Austrian author and former taxi driver was a guest on March 21 at the F-Store Vienna.

In cooperation with REPORTAGEN and FREITAG Store Wien.

January 24, 2013 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Doris Dörrie

“When I tell you a story, I don’t want you to fall asleep.” Doris Dörrie, film director and author of novels, children’s books and short stories, was a guest of “FREITAG am Donnerstag” at MAGAZIN München on January 24.

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN, MAGAZIN München

November 15, 2012 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Erwin Koch

«I never think about the reader, never!» says journalism guru Erwin Koch. The Swiss author provided insights into his journalistic recipes in Zurich on November 15.

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN, FREITAG REFERENCE Store

AUGUST 23, 2012 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Linus Reichlin

«A fabrication becomes plausible when you emphasize minor details.» As part of the lecture series «FREITAG am Donnerstag» author and winner of the 2009 German crime novel prize, Linus Reichlin, talked in Berlin on August 28 about sub-par fabricators, the impossibility of working without Google and what you should do when you happen not to know something.

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN, FREITAG STORE Berlin

June 28, 2012 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Ilija Trojanow

Writer, translator, publisher.

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN, FREITAG STORE Cologne

April 12, 2012 – FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

Sibylle Berg

Author and writer.

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN, FREITAG STORE Vienna

February 16, 2012 - FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

PETER STAMM

Author and journalist.

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN, FREITAG STORE Hamburg

December 12, 2011 - FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

MARGRIT SPRECHER

"Grande Dame" among Swiss journalists and writer for REPORTAGEN.

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN, FREITAG REFERENCE STORE Zurich

November 3, 2011 - FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

SABINE RIEDEL

Journalist and REPORTAGEN author..

In collaboration with REPORTAGEN, FREITAG STORE Berlin

September 23, 2010 - FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

PETER HOSSLI

editor-in-chief, the collection

In collaboration with swissmiss, FREITAG REFERENCE STORE Zurich

September 17, 2010 - FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

DAVID ROWAN

Editor, Wired Magazine UK

In collaboration with swissmiss, FREITAG REFERENCE STORE Zurich

Septembre 9, 2010 - FREITAG AM DONNERSTAG

KHOI VINH

Blogger, author, former design director for NYTimes.com

In collaboration with swissmiss, FREITAG REFERENCE STORE Zurich