Within the Belgrade cycle of lectures On Oblivion and Forgotten Ones, on November 7 dr. Stanislava Barać held a lecture on the life of the writer and activist Mitra Mitrović (1912-2001). In the lecture, she discussed the question to what extent could the suppressed memories on Yugoslav revolutionaries – if they got public attention again – cause the prevailing opinion on the past to sway.
The playwright Tanja Šljivar from Bosnia and Herzegovina spent the month of October in Pristina as a writer in residence. Toward the end of her stay, on October 26, she presented her works to readers from Kosovo. She discussed with the host Ervina Halili the topic Sexuality in and out literature and gave some insights in the process of writing her new theatre play.
With the support of TRADUKI, the association KROKODIL again organized an event to celebrate the International Translation Day, which is celebrated on the feast of St. Jerome. The topic of the evening was The Authors vs. The Translator – Between Creation and Interpretation. The translators Mirjana Marinković (from Turkish to Serbian) and Radoš Kosović (from Norwegian and Danish to Serbian) discussed with Vladimir Arsenijević and Ana Pejović the dynamics between the translator and the author: What is their relationship?