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Martin C. Putna

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Director of the Václav Havel Library

Czech Republic

Literary historian, essayist, publicist and associate professor of comparative literature at CharlesUniversity in Prague. He specialises in the relationship between religion and culture. He co-founded The Christian Academy of Prague (1990) and started working as an editor for the Catholic Weekly. He moved from Prague to the village of Zalužany in 1995 and, living as a monk, wrote an autobiographical novel The Book of Kraft. Since 2007 he has served as the Director of the Václav Havel Library.

1999

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Jyllands-Posten Foundation

 

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