Carolin Emcke - How We Love

From Saturday Morning, 10:30 am on 14 July 2018

Carolin Emcke is a German author and journalist who studied philosophy and history in London, Frankfurt and at Harvard University. From 1998 to 2013 she reported from war and crisis zones including Kosovo, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Gaza and Haiti; the first six years of that period she reported for Der Spiegel. She has written a number of books, taught at universities in Germany and the US, and in 2016 received the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. Emcke's 2013 autobiography Wie wir begehren (How We Desire), which details her coming out, has recently been translated into English.