Dirk Schümer
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Dirk Schümer

Dirk Schümer was born in 1962 in Soest, and studied German language and literature, philosophy and medieval history in Hamburg and Paris. In the early 1990s, he worked as an editor and cultural correspondent for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in Venice and Vienna, and has worked in the same roles for the Welt Group since November 2014.

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The Black Rose

The Black Rose

Denounced as a heretic, the most famous German preacher Eckhart von Hochheim had to submit to the Inquisition in the court of the Pope in Avignon in the year 1328. In the company of his novice, ...

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Everyone Else is a Tourist

Everyone Else is a Tourist

Despite all the downsides, there’s no getting away from getting away. Well-travelled Dirk Schümer explains why and provides us with an entirely subjective encyclopaedia of travellers en ...

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Dirk Schümer

Awards

2014 Erich-Fromm-Preis

Bibliographie

Im Paul Zsolnay Verlag erschienen
2022 Die schwarze Rose

Im Carl Hanser Verlag erschienen
2014 Touristen sind immer die anderen


Weitere Veröffentlichungen
1992 Die alten Soester
1996 Gott ist rund. Die Kultur des Fußballs
1997 Die Kinderfänger.Zur europäischen Dimension eines belgischen Skandals
2000Das Gesicht Europas. Ein Kontinent wächst zusammen
2003Leben in Venedig
2010Zu Fuß. Eine kurze Geschichte des Wanderns