Past Events

Burying the Season Launch



Date: 30th November 2016

Location: Waterstones Piccadilly


A lively panel discussion chaired by Rajendra Chitnis with the translator, David Short, and the author, Antonín Bajaja




Growing up under socialism in the 1970s and 1980s


Date: 14th April 2016

Location: Shakespeare and Sons


A panel discussion and sharing of anecdotes of growing up in Czechoslovakia based on the adventures described in Michal Viewegh's Bliss was it in Bohemia



Bliss was it in Bohemia Launch



Date: 2nd December 2015

Location: UCL SSEES, London


Michal Viewegh's Bliss was in Bohemia will be launched at UCL SSEES in presence of David Short, Veronika Pehe, & Peter Zusi




An Evening in Memory of Jan Křesadlo


Date: 24th September 2015

Location: Slovak Embassy


An evening in memory of Jan Křesadlo featuring anecdotes from his sons, Jan, the Oscar-winning animator, and Václav, the renowned translator



Bajaja and Viewegh title translation competition


Deadline: 30th June 2015

Location: Everywhere


Win signed copies and a Jantar goodie bag for a catchy English title





Three Faces of an Angel launch in Prague


Date: 1st December 2014

Location: Václav Havel Library


Jiří Pehe, Tomáš Halík, Gerald Turner and Michael Tate will discuss literature, politics and religion




Three Faces of an Angel launch in London


Date: 4th December 2014

Location: Czech Embassy London


Three Faces of an Angel will be launched in December at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in London




Kytice Launch in the Czech Republic


Date: 16th May 2014

Location: Shakespeare and Sons


The 'Special Czech Edition' of Kytice was launched in Prague in Shakespeare & Sons Bookstore


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Forum with Susan Reynolds



Date: 15th May 2014

Location: Šporkův palác


The Charles University Institute of Translation Studies hosted a forum with Susan Reynolds



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Kytice Launch



Date: 12th December 2013

Location: SSEES


Our bilingual edition of Kytice was launched in the Masaryk Senior Common Room at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies in London


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Prague, I see a city… &
The Angel-maker Launch


Date: 16th June 2011

Location: SSEES


Our first two books were launched in the Masaryk Senior Common Room at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies in London


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