Drakulić to participate at the VIII International book Arsenal Festival, Kiev, Ukraine

VIII International book Arsenal Festival will take place in Kiev, Ukraine at Mystetskyi Arsenal, in the period of May 30 to June 3.

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Foreign guests of the festival, including to its’ website, include UNESCO expert and a director of the Institute of Practical Philosophy, Oscar Brenifier (France); a poet, translator and human rights activist, Tomas Venclova (Lithuania); a representative of Croatian and Bosnian literatures, Miljenko Jergović (Bosnia and Herzegovina); a president of The American Literary Translators Association, Aron Aji (USA); president of Icelandic PEN-club, famous writer Sjon (Iceland); leading Israeli author Meir Shalev (Israel); one of the most prominent Italian writers Francesca Melandri (Italy), world-famous writer, essayist and journalist Slavenka Drakulić (Croatia-Sweden).

See more about the whole project as well as the program.

Interview before the festival can be read here (Ukrainian only).

Neue Zürcher Zeitung – commentary about #Metoo

Neue Zürcher Zeitung has just published commentary about #Metoo movement.

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The whole article, Der Mythos ihrer Weiblichkeit hilft den osteuropäischen Frauen auch nicht weiter, can be read on this link.