How Much Is 2 Plus 2? Or Humanist Studies Today.
Add date: Monday, 27 October 2014
What Krakow and Edinburgh have got in common, what attractions awaited the youngest on the Sunday afternoon at the Festival, excellent and unusual book covers and the changing landscape of Sweden – this is what the last day of the 6th edition of the Conrad Festival was devoted to.
Add date: Sunday, 26 October 2014
In 1945 the Nazis were defeated. But we live in a world that has been ethnically cleaned. And it is terrible - said Miljenko Jergović at the evening meeting in the International Cultural Centre. Earlier, Klementyna Suchanow and Małgorzata Rejmerhad talked about Cuba and Romania as they see them. But the true stars of Saturday events at the 6th Conrad Festival were children.
God, Writer and Homeland
Add date: Saturday, 25 October 2014
When you write, you are God. You can do everything - said Jaume Car, a Catalan writer, at yesterday’s meeting in the ICE Kraków Congress Centre. Earlier, at Pod Baranami Palace, Jacques Rancière explained the meanders of the political, whilst Ryszard Koziołek, Aleksander Nawarecki and Szczepan Twardoch debated about Silesia, that is about their homeland.
The author in search of the truth
Add date: Friday, 24 October 2014
I write about Russia to understand it – said Boris Akunin at the meeting in the ICE Kraków Congress Centre. Earlier Etgar Keret had talked about his relations with his son, whilst Mircea Cărtărescu explained his connections with Kafka. This was another day of the 6th Conrad Festival.
Writing as a necessity (and other addictions)
Add date: Thursday, 23 October 2014
The reading of Dostoyevsky’s 'Crime and Punishment' shattered me into pieces. I was 15 at that time, and was already writing a lot – yesterday said Paul Auster, one of the stars of this year’s Conrad Festival. On Wednesday we also participated in the debate between Inga Iwasiów and Janusz Głowacki, the opening of the KafKa in KomiKs exhibition and the premiere of Michał Paweł Markowski’s book.