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Lost in Translation II

  • Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
  • When: February 15, 2018, 19:00 – 21:00

The Czech Literary Translators’ Guild and the Václav Havel Library invite publishers and translators to a round-table discussion on how publishers select foreign literature for translation, how they select translators to work on them and how cooperation between translators and editors works.

Speakers: Jindřich Jůzl of publishers Odeon, Anna Rezková Horáčková of Paseka and Petr Januš of Rubato. Translators will be represented by German Studies expert Tereza Semotamová.

Chaired by Hispanic Studies expert Blanka Stárková.


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