Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is awarded the Kasseler Burgerpreis (“Prism of Reason”) by the citizens of Kassel, Germany

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received the 2019 Kassel Citizens’ ” Prism of Reason” Award for “her vision of humanistic diversity”. According to the organizers, this prize is awarded to persons or institutions whose work serves the ideals of the Enlightenment by overcoming ideological barriers and promoting reason and tolerance towards dissenters.

The award ceremony took place on the 15th of September at the State Theater of Kassel in Germany.