Louisiana Lecture

Time of the Magicians – A Portrait of Germany in the 1920s

  • Date
    Wednesday 26. October
  • Time
    Kl. 19:30
  • Place
    The Concert Hall
  • Price
    DKK 20 ex admission to the museum

Meet Wolfram Eilenberger, the internationally bestselling, award-winning German writer and philosopher whose novel 'Time of the Magicians' from 2018, offers a group biography on Ludwig Wittgenstein, Martin Heidegger, Ernst Cassirer and Walter Benjamin while arguing that these thinkers reinvented philosophy as a response to the turbulent times of the interwar period between 1919 and 1929.


The event has been made possible with support from and in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut in Copenhagen.

DKK 20 ex admission to the museum.

The conversation wille be with Louisiana Live host and journalist Marc-Christoph Wagner.

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