Frank Schätzing

Author

Frank Schätzing, born in 1957, studied communication, worked as a copywriter in international agencies (BMZ, DDB) and is the co-founder of the Cologne-based advertising agency Intevi. For his novels and thrillers he has received the Corine Award (2004), German Science Fiction Prize (2005) and The Golden Feather (2005). His eco-thriller Der Schwarm (“The swarm”, 2004) sold more than 4.5 million copies and was published in 27 countries. Amongst other titles, his work includes Die dunkle Seite (1997), Nachrichten aus einem unbekannten Universum (2006), Limit (2009) and Breaking News (2014). Frank Schätzing lives and works in Cologne.

Programm

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A discussion at the interface between activism, climate change, fiction and society

They are called climate rebels, but is it really rebellious to demand that politicians* listen to scientific evidence and address the climate goals? A discussion at the intersection of activism, climate change, Science fiction, and society.[...]

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Between Science and Fiction?

Fireside Chat with Frank Schätzing, bestselling science-fiction novelist, author of the eco-thriller Der Schwarm (“The Swarm”, 2004) sold in more than 4.5 million copies and published in 27 countries. Amongst other titles, his work includes Die dunkle Seite (1997), Nachrichten aus einem unbekannten Universum (2006), Limit (2009), and Breaking News (2014). For his writing, Frank Schätzing has received the Corine Award (2004), German Science Fiction Prize (2005), and The Golden Feather (2005). He lives and works in Cologne.[...]

Moderated by AC Coppens, The Catalysts

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