Under the following title and the joint roof of Traduki, the diverse and intricate literary landscape of Southeast Europe presents itself between 2020 and 2022 at the Leipzig Book Fair. It is Traduki's biggest and most ambitious project since its inception in 2008. Additionally, other events at different book fairs form part of this endeavour as well as the Balkan Film Week and a host of video and podcast series available online.

US AND THEM

The Common Ground theme of the Region in Focus at the Leipzig Book Fair 2022 is US AND THEM.

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Balkan Film Week

The Balkan Film Week presents 7 Southeast European films, complementing the “Common Ground” literary programme.

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Archipelago Yugoslavia Essays

15 authors from Southeast Europe have written insightful essays on their personal experience of the breakup of Yugoslavia 30 years ago.

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Literaturpalast Audiospur

Once every month, Tino Schlench – www.literaturpalast.at – meets people from the literary world who are, in one way or the other, connected or linked to literature from Southeast Europe.

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Literarischer Nerd 'erliest' Südosteuropa

Every first Monday of the month, self-declared literary nerd Florian Valerius will be joined by our very own Hana Stojić to discuss books and literature in a casual and relaxed setting.

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Buch Wien

The programme, featuring authors and translators from Southeast Europe, is an invitation to discover the literary treasures of this diverse region.

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Angelesen: Stories from Southeast Europe

We present short snippets from different literary works – be it poetry, prose, or children’s books. The passages are read by Susanne Bormann and Aleksandar Radenković, who guide our listeners through stories from the Southeast European region.

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Books for Breakfast

Thursdays we bring authors and literary experts directly into your home and to your breakfast table. With them in tow: tons of reading material from Southeast Europe, personal favourites, and lasting reading experiences.

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