The publisher Klett-Cotta and the Allianz Kulturstiftung award the Jean Améry Prize for European Essay Writing
2020 to the outstanding intellectual and publicist Ivan Krastev.
The jury, chaired by Robert Menasse was composed of author and historian Philipp Blom, writer Ulrike Draesner, literary critic Katja Gasser, publisher and poet Michael Krüger as well as literary scholar Thomas Strässle.
The prize is endowed with 15,000 euros.
The award ceremony will take place on 4 May 2020
at 6:30 pm at the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin. After the ceremony the laureate Ivan Krastev will discuss with the philosopher Susan Neiman as part of the series of events "Berliner Korrespondenzen".