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After the Leipzig IBS symposium in 2019 this site was archived and is no longer maintained.

Bloomsbury Methuen Brecht list summer discount

Bloomsbury are offering 35% off all the titles on their Brecht list (except single play volumes) until 31 October 2019. See the flyer in the pdf attachment. Buy now while stocks last!

Brecht Then and Now

In connection with the appearance of The Collected Poems of Bertolt Brecht, David Constantine and Tom Kuhn are giving readings and presentations throughout 2019, at various venues across the UK, including the Newcastle Poetry Fe

Refugee Conversations

Brecht's Flüchtlingsgespräche, Refugee Conversations, will come out with Bloomsbury in Octiber 2019. This work is appearing for the first time in English in a translation by Romy Fursland, edited by Tom Kuhn.

Happy Birthday Brecht

10 February 1898. On Brecht's 121st birthday Tom Kuhn offers a Bloomsbury blog-post to recall the powerful provocation of Brecht's writings, then and now, and to promote the new volume: Brecht and the Writer's Workshop.

Exhibition of Brecht-inspired artwork at St Hugh's College

An exhibition of Brecht-inspired artwork created by graphic artists at Blumenfisch, a Berlin-based workshop for people with disabilities, in collaboration with Writing Brecht is taking place in the library of St Hugh's College, Oxford. 

IBS Symposium 2019 - Call for Papers published!

BRECHT UNTER FREMDEN / BRECHT AMONG STRANGERS: We are delighted to share the Call for Papers for the next symposium of the International Brecht Society, which will be held in Leipzig in June 2019.