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Přemysl Houda: The Normalisation Festival

  • Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
  • When: January 28, 2020, 19:00 – 21:00

Normalizační festival (The Normalisation Festival) is an original monograph about Czechoslovak late socialism, in particular the late socialist public sphere, which is today regarded as toxic. The book’s author Přemysl Houda eschews the dichotomy of dead and living water and shows that it was indeed possible to do something meaningful with the grey words of socialism at that time.

The book’s author will speak with the political scientist Pavel Barša and editor and literary critic Eva Klíčová, while the political scientist and philosopher Milan Znoj will moderate.  


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