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From Puzuk to Sakatek: Ivan M. Havel 1938–1989

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  • Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
  • When: October 19, 2017, 19:00 – 21:00

Jana Wohlmuth Markupová’s publication Od Puzuka k Sakatekovi. Ivan M. Havel 1938–1989 (From Puzuk to Sakatek: Ivan M. Havel 1938–1989) introduces readers to the life of an important continuator of the Havel family, a scientist, intellectual and writer who has been active in a number of different, at first sight incompatible worlds, on the boundary between the official and unofficial spheres, a person who brings together science and art. This effort to understand the personality of Ivan M. Havel is accompanied by an awareness of his broader, in particular family, context, reaching back to the early 20th century.

The discussion with Ivan M. Havel and the publication’s author Jana Wohlmuth Markupová’s will be helmed by Miroslav Vaněk, director of the Institute for Contemporary History.

The Václav Havel Library in cooperation with the Karolinum publishing house.

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