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Block3 : New York Revisited

Talk: New York, New York : The Transformation of A City Into A Battlefield
Zuiderkerk, Amsterdam, Vrijdag 12 maart 2021
16:50-17:35 h
Arnon Grunberg (in-person appearance)
Q&A
Zuiderkerk, Amsterdam, Vrijdag 12 maart 2021
17:35-17:50 h
Arnon Grunberg (in-person appearance)
Q&A
Zuiderkerk, Amsterdam, Vrijdag 12 maart 2021
17:50-18:20 h
Noam Chomsky via Skype (pending on condition)
BREAK
18:20-18:40 h

Arnon Grunberg

Arnon Grunberg is a dutch writer and journalist living in New York and investigating the world through his books and articles. (See website)

On The G10 he will analyse how a the City of New York changed its character into a warzone within weeks.

Just recently he hold a talk on the national day in the Netherlands, May 4th. Remembering the deaths of the Second World War. This talk was delivered in an empty chuch (Nieuwe Kerk) on Damsquare in Amsterdam, just before the speech of the King. Almost 7 million people listened to this speech.

In this speech the Jewish author Arnon Grunberg compared the discrimination to Jews in the thirties and forties of the past century with the poison some politicians use in their words when they talk about Moroccans as a group. The similarity in tone was evident according to Grunberg.




Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky will be interviewed during the G10. Questions can be sent already in advance to: Please have a look at the website of this special thinker.