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15 May 2010 00:00 - 00:00

At the Heart of Central Europe: Great Writers And The Ruptures of the 20th Century

A panel discussion celebrating the launch of Penguin’s Central European Classics, an innovative series which presents great writers from the region including Karel Čapek, Ota Pavel and Josef Škvorecký. The discussion will investigate the inheritance of the 20th century, the transition from Eastern to Central Europe and transnational culture over 100 years.


Among those participating at the seminar will be HE Dr Michal Žantovský, Czech Ambassador to the UK; HE Dr Emil Brix, Austrian Ambassador to the UK; writer and academic, Eva Hoffman; Dr Rajendra Chitnis, Senior Lecturer at Bristol University.

The event will provide an opportunity to discuss the books and their context with the panels of speakers.

Details of the authors and their works.

If you wish to attend could you please reply to Navroz Chandan at n.chandan@ssees.ucl.ac.uk or tel. 0207 679 8752 by 13 May 2010.


30 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QY London
United Kingdom


15 May 2010 00:00 - 00:00


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