18th Karlsruhe Dialogues – Speakers
Unsere schönen neuen Kleider. Gegen eine marktkonforme Demokratie - für demokratiekonforme Märkte
Ingo Schulze was born in Dresden in 1962 and has been living in Berlin with his wife and two daughters since 1993. He studied classical philology and German in Jena, and worked in Altenburg as a theatre dramaturge and newspaper editor. Schulze has been the director of the literature section of the Akademie der Künste (Academy of the Arts) since 2010. His publications include: Simple Storys: Ein Roman aus der ostdeutschen Provinz (1999), Adam und Evelyn (2010), and Unsere schönen neuen Kleider: Gegen eine marktkonforme Demokratie – für demokratiekonforme Märkte (2012). Schulze’s books, which have been translated into 30 languages, have garnered him numerous awards, including the 1995 Alfred Döblin Promotion Prize, the 2007 Leipzig Book Fair Prize, as well as the 2013 Bertolt Brecht Prize of the City of Augsburg and the 2013 Manhae Grand Prize of Literature (South Korea). He was nominated for the German Book Prize in both 2006 and 2008.