Norbert Frei - Photo courtesy of Wikimedia
As an extension of the Cairo Book Fair program activities, the Sefsafa publishing house will be hosting a seminar and discussion with the German author Norbert Frei. The seminar will discuss Frei’s book “1968: Student Revolts and Global Protest”.
“1968” is a non-fiction history book that traces the origins and events of the worldwide protests in the year 1968, with a focus on their causes and roots in Germany. The protests were a series of conflicts that took place in different cities around the world between the people and the military and elite, and were predominantly represented by the cities’ youth and students. Frie offers different perspectives on the events, adopting an international viewpoint in the historical evaluation.
Photo courtesy of Sefsafa official Facebook event page
The book was translated to Arabic by Alaa Adel, and published by the Sefsafa publishing house in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut.
Norbert Frei is a professor of modern history at the Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena in Germany, and the head of the department of 20th Century Historical Studies at the university. He has written a number of academic publications on German history and is a member of numerous research and scientific councils.
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