Identity and Belonging - A conversation with Ilija Trojanow

Immerse yourself in an evening full of thoughts about finding identity, belonging, and learn more about the works as well as the life story of the author and LMU alumnus.

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The Vice President for International Affairs and Diversity, Prof. Dr. Francesca Biagini, invites the LMU community to an evening at the Seidvilla München. The guest will be award-winning author and LMU alumnus Ilija Trojanow. Guests can expect an exciting conversation about finding identity, belonging, as well as personal insights into Trojanow's life journey.

July 6, 2023, 7:00 p.m.

Seidlvilla Munich
Nikolaiplatz 1B
80802 Munich

Language: German
Target group: LMU staff

Program overview

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6:30pm: Registration & Reception

7:00pm: Welcome
Prof. Dr. Francesca Biagini, Vice President for International Affairs and Diversity

7:15pm: Identity and Belonging.Talk with Ilija Trojanow
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Francesca Biagini

8:15pm: Questions from the audience

9:45pm: Concluding remarks
Prof. Dr. Francesca Biagini, Vice President for International Affairs and Diversity

Musical accompaniment

Afterwards, guests of the event will have the opportunity for a "get-together" in the garden and café of the Seidvilla. The author Ilija Trojanow will also give the opportunity to sign books after the event.

Ilija Trojanow is an award-winning writer known for his multi-layered and profound works. He is an alumnus of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), where he studied Ethnology. Trojanow was born in Bulgaria and grew up in Germany and Kenya. His experiences as a migrant, as well as his passion for travel, have shaped his writing style and perspectives.Trojanow writes about identity, belonging, and travel, and he has received numerous prizes and awards for his work

To the registration

The number of guests for this event is limited to a maximum of 65 people. Places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register by 29 June 2023 at the latest.

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