An Evening of Remembrance for Josef Jařab
- Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
- When: June 19, 2023, 19:00 – 21:00
Josef Jařab, a teacher, American Studies expert, translator and public figure (1937–2023), died recently after over half a century of striving for a free and democratic society. He was an important personage in intellectual life in Moravia, Silesia and Bohemia and helped shape the outlooks and cultural perspectives of generations of young people. After November 1989 he contributed as a politician and senator to the construction of democratic academic and social institutions in his own country and throughout Central Europe. Friends and relatives will remember Jožka Jařab in an evening that will also see readings from his translations, as well as musical accompaniment.