Peace Prize 2019 / Sebastião Salgado

Laudatory speech: Wim Wenders / Award ceremony on 20 October 2019

Peace Prize 2018 / Aleida and Jan Assmann

Laudatory speech: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

Peace Prize 2017 / Margaret Atwood

Laudatory speech: Eva Menasse

Peace Prize 2016 / Carolin Emcke

Laudatory speech: Seyla Benhabib

Peace Prize 2015 / Navid Kermani

Laudatory speech: Norbert Miller

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Wim Wenders to give speech honouring Sebastião Salgado

The Börsenverein is delighted to announce that German filmmaker and author Wim Wenders has agreed to give the official speech honouring Sebastião Salgado – this year’s recipient of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade – at an award ceremony during the Frankfurt Book Fair. The event will take place at 11 am on Sunday 20th October 2019 in the Church of St. Paul and be broadcast live on German TV (ZDF).