She is the greatest voice of contemporary Albanian literature, several times nominated for the Nobel Prize, winner in the 2005 of the first edition of the Internationalen Booker Prize, honorary member of the French Academy.
Ismail Kadare, poet and novelist, will be on Wednesday 9 June at the University of Palermo to receive the honorary degree in Science of social and institutional communication from the rector Roberto Lagalla. The ceremony, in the Sala Magna of the Steri at the 10.30, includes the laudatio of Michele Cometa, dean of the Faculty of Education, the reading of the motivation by professors Patrizia Lendinara and Matteo Mandalà and finally the lectio magistralis of Kadare, entitled " The literature of a forbidden language ".
Kadare, born in Gjirokaster in 1936, graduated in Literature from the University of Tirana, he completed his studies at the "Gorky" University of Moscow. In October 1990, when the Communist leadership did not undertake any democratic reform in oppressed and isolated Albania, Kadare publicly expressed its disapproval at international level and was forced to seek political asylum in France.
Among his novels, "The drums of the rain", "The general of the dead army", "The city of stone", "The palace of dreams".
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