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Discussion
You are invited to a series of lectures and panel discussions that present Kafka’s ideas in the present-day context.
June 17-20, 2024, Maisel Synagogue, Prague
Lecture
The literary scholar and translator Veronika Tuckerová on how Franz Kafka was received in Communist Czechoslovakia.
June 17, 2024, Maisel Synagogue, Prague, 5 p.m.
Discussion
The literary scholar and translator Veronika Tuckerová, writer Magdaléna Platzová and translator Ross Benjamin on the complex world of Franz Kafka and how he has been interpreted over the past hundred years. Hosted by Seth Rogoff.
June 17, 2024, Maisel Synagogue, Prague, 7 p.m.
Lecture
The writer and journalist Elif Batuman on the relationship between Franz Kafka and Max Brod and on Brod’s role in preserving and interpreting Kafka’s work.
June 18, 2024, Maisel Synagogue, Prague, 5 p.m.
Discussion
The writers Magdaléna Platzová and Monika Zgustová discuss Franz Kafka’s relationships with Milena Jesenská and Felice Bauer, and how they influenced his work. Hosted by Petr Vizina.
June 18, 2024, Václav Havel Library, 7 p.m.
Discussion
A discussion with the translator Ross Benjamin and comparative literature professor Daniel Medin on Kafka’s connection to his Jewish identity. Hosted by Seth Rogoff.
June 19, 2024, Maisel Synagogue, Prague 5 p.m
Lecture
The academic and literary critic Merve Emre on how Franz Kafka perceived love – as expressed in his letters and his views on marriage.
June 19, 2024, Maisel Synagogue, Prague, 7 p.m.
Discussion
The Chairman of the Austrian Franz Kafka Society, Manfred Müller, and the writer Hans Platzgumer discuss the role of dreams in Kafka’s work. This event is held in cooperation with the Austrian Cultural Forum.
June 20, 2024, Maisel Synagogue, Prague, 5 p.m.
Exhibition
The Israeli typographer Oded Ezer will be showcasing his covers for the 24 unpublished books of Gregor Samsa. However, it is not entirely clear whether these books or their alleged author, Gregor Samsa, ever existed…
June 4 – September 30, 2024, Robert Guttmann Gallery, U staré školy 153/3
Theatre
A theater show inspired by Kafka’s work performed by students of the Theater Faculty of Prague’s Academy of Performing Arts . This promises to be an engaging fusion of classical literary elements and young creative energy.
October 2024, Maisel Synagogue, Prague