2nd lecture Dubravka Ugrešić Lecture Series I Lea Ypi: Dignity and Historical Injustice. An Albanian family's history

Thursday, 11 April, 2024 17:00 - 18:30

Location: Sky Lounge, University of Vienna, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna (12th floor)


Lea Ypi will be working on her new book project, titled Indignity, which is under contract with Penguin Press. The book will follow the journey of a woman from Ottoman Salonica to a life under surveillance in post-war Communist Albania. The book explores the moral and political meanings of dignity, individual and collective, in connection to questions of truth and reconciliation, historical injustice and the relationship between fact and fiction.


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