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České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu Archives

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Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk

Photograph of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, first President of Czechoslovakia (1918-35), who was appointed an honorary member of PEN International in the 1920s. Masaryk met with Catharine Amy Dawson Scott,...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:[1926]
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Reception for Georges Duhamel

Photograph of a reception held in honour of Georges Duhamel, member of the French Centre, who can be seen sitting on the left and looking at the camera. This...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:01/02/1923
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Philip Roth and Günter Grass receive Karel Čapek Awards

Photograph of a ceremony held in Prague in 1994 at which Philip Roth and Günter Grass were awarded the inaugural Karel Čapek Award for outstanding literary achievement. This award...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:01/01/1994
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Masaryk, Dawson Scott and the Galsworthys

Photograph of the founding members of PEN International with Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, first President of Czechoslovakia (1918-35), who was appointed an honorary PEN member in the 1920s. From left...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:23/05/1926
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Founders of the Czech Centre

Extract from Křivánek, Vladimír. Conscience of the Word: the story of Czech P.E.N. Prague: České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu, 2018. This page from Křivánek's book on the history of...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:15/02/1925
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Premiere of Karlevich Marko

Photograph of PEN members at a reception held for the Yugoslavian playwright Djuro Dimkovich when he and his wife visited Prague to watch the premiere of Dimkovich's play Kralevich...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:02/12/1930
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Karel Čapek and Otakar Vočadlo

Photograph of Karel Čapek, on the left, founder and first president of the Czech Centre (1925-33), with Otakar Vočadlo, on the right, member of the English Centre and latterly...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:01/01/1924
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Karel Čapek at the 9th Congress

Photograph of delegates from PEN Centres at the 9th PEN International Congress in Amsterdam, 1931. Karel Čapek, founder and first president of the Czech Centre (1925-1933), can be seen...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:01/06/1931
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Thomas Mann and Oskar Frenkel

Photograph of the Nobel laureate and German Centre member Thomas Mann, on the left, with Oskar Frankl, on the right, director of Urania, a German adult-education society in Prague,...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:15/03/1932
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František Khol

Drawing of František Khol, dramaturge, writer, translator, and first secretary of the Czech Centre. Alongside Karel Čapek, founder and first president of the Czech Centre (1925-33), Khol played a...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
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Conscience of the Word book

Dust cover of Křivánek, Vladimír. Conscience of the Word. The story of Czech P.E.N. Prague: Czech Centre of International P.E.N, 2018. This book recounts the Czech Centre's history from...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:01/01/2018
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The 10th Congress

Photograph of Czech Centre delegates at the 10th PEN International Congress in Budapest, 1932. Among them are: František Langer; Otto Pick; Edmond Konrád; Jiřina Tůmová; and L. N. Zvěřina.

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:01/01/1932
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Alois Jirásek

Photograph of the Czech writer Alois Jirásek, member of the English Centre and later of the Czech Centre, who became an honorary member of PEN International in 1923. The...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:[1923]
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Debate at Prague Congress

Photograph of PEN members at a panel debate titled Where Tolerance Ends And Indifference Begins, which was held on 12 November 1994 in Prague. This debate was led by...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:12/11/1994
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Czech Centre Board Caricature

Cartoon by the Czech artist Adolf Hoffmeister, chairman of the Czech Centre (1963-70), depicting a meeting between members of the Czech Centre's first Board. From left to right, with...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:15/02/1925
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Jiří Stránský

Photograph of Jiří Stránský, poet, playwright, filmmaker, and president of the Czech Centre (1992-2006). Stránský was made a political prisoner under the Communist regime in both 1953 and 1974....