Radical tenderness. Why love is political. With Şeyda Kurt and Mithu Sanyal

What is love? Is it the meaning of life, a political alliance, an illusion, or and end in itself? Or is it simply impossible?
In her highly acclaimed book “Radikale Zärtlichkeit”, Şeyda Kurt dissects our comfortingly familiar love norms – and explores how traditional relationship models can fail on the basis of her own biography. Because love does not exist in a vacuum. It is a mirror of our society. And it’s political.
What might a radical reinvention of love look like? And how can people jointly prevail against the isms of our society – as partners, families and friends?
Mithu Sanyal (“Identitti”) and Şeyda Kurt talk about what a personal language of tenderness might look like, one in which we can shed outmoded relationship models and risk interacting more fairly with one another.


Şeyda Kurt

Şeyda Kurt ist preisgekrönte Journalistin, Publizistin und M…


Mithu Sanyal

Born in Düsseldorf in 1971, Mithu Sanyal is a cultural scholar, …


  • Saturday 11 June

    11. June 2022

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