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Book Fair Knihex 11

An open-air gathering of readers and small publishers. The Faculty of Arts Press is regular participant in Knihex with its own stand. The aim of the fair is to support smaller publishing houses and their production. Knihex allows these smaller publishers to gather around and together present themselves to the public. It is intentionally organized […]

DOX on Air: MoLI Museum of Literature Ireland

Conversation on Curating Literature in An Art Space & Readings by Celebrated Irish Authors and Their Czech Translators University College Dublin (UCD) and the National Library of Ireland (NLI) have teamed up to create a new museum that celebrates the literary heritage of Ireland and pays homage to Ireland’s modern and contemporary writers. MoLI  – Museum of Literature […]

Cosmopolitan Readings: Broken April

Realizing the need to take a closer look at societies around the world that are too often overlooked by the mainstream media, we are reading the literature of countries around the world to gain a better understanding of their history, societies, ways of thinking, and political changes, as well as the struggles of people hoping to gain […]

ONLINE: Critical Readings: Didier Eribon – Return to Reims (2)

LINK TO THE VIRTUAL ROOM BELOW. Critical Readings – book reading club continues discussing a new book: Return to Reims by Didier Eribon (2009) In short, Didier Eribon (a sociologist/philosopher, currently living in Paris) tries to explore why people from working class background do not tend to vote for the left parties anymore and stared at some […]

Prague Writer’s Festival 2020

The 30th anniversary of Prague Writer’s Festival revolving around the theme: “We are condemned to hope” by Elsa Morante.


Knihex is a place where publishers and readers meet in a pleasant atmosphere on an open-air summer festival at Karlín Barracks. The Faculty of Arts Press will be traditionally there with its own stall.

Saint Patrick in June

Saint Patrick in June? Why not… On Wednesday 24 June 2020, a reading of Irish literature of the 18th-21st century in Czech translations is to take place in Campus Hybernská at 7 pm. Members and graduates of the Centre for Irish Studies (Department of Anglophone Literature and Culture at CUFA) will read extracts of their translations […]

Rescheduled: The Body of Poetry: Literary Reading

In relation to the closing of schools and the prohibition of personal attendance of students and attendees at lectures and courses of all types, this event is rescheduled (more information later) You may find the details on the current situation on Continually Updated Information on the Current Situation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Thank you for your […]

HYB4 Čítárna: Christopher Whyte: Ceum air Cheum / Step by Step

An evening with the acclaimed Scottish poet, novelist, translator and critic Christopher Whyte, focusing on his latest book of Gaelic poetry Ceum air Cheum / Step by Step (2019, shortlisted for the Saltire Poetry Book of the Year), in conversation with Petra Johana Poncarová. Readings in Gaelic and English. Ceum air Cheum: cruinneachadh de dhàintean […]

Nina Power & Daniel Miller on “Performing Naughtiness”

1. Performing Naughtiness, Nina Power Humour in the internet age is in trouble. The ‘Alt-Right’ appears to have a monopoly on laughter in the form of memes, jokes, ‘edgelordism’, disrespect for the po-faced and an ability to make rare steaks out of liberal sacred cows. The left have responded by taking up a cliched ‘humourless’ posture, often […]