Members of the M100 Board


The M100 Sanssouci Colloquium is accompanied by a (mainly journalistic) advisory board. The members meet periodically in Potsdam and plan and discuss together the topics and participants of the M100 conferences. The advisory board acts also as jury for the M100 Media Award.


Chairmen of the board are the British publisher Lord Weidenfeld and Potsdam’s Lord Mayor, Jann Jakobs.
The members are:



Prof. Dr. Rachel Salamander

Director F.A.Z. Literaturforum, Frankfurt/Main

Born in 1949

German literature and philosophy studies in Munich, PhD

In 1982 she founded "Literaturhandlung" in Munich, a world-wide unique bookshop for literature about Judaism with branches, amongst others, in Berlin. She is also the author of several books on Jewish history.

Dr. Rachel Salamander was publisher of the “Literarische Welt” from September 2001 to September 2013. Since 1 October 2013 she is director of the F.A.Z. Literaturforum and chair of the jury of the „Marcel-Reich-Ranicki-Preis für literarische Kritik und Essay“.