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By Prachatai |
<p>Chulalongkorn University and the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bangkok celebrated the 30th anniversary of the return of democracy to Czechoslovakia and the 25th anniversary of Czech revolutionary and statesman Václav Havel&rsquo;s visit to Chulalongkorn University with a concert on Saturday night (23 November) and a panel discussion on Monday (25 November).</p>
By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich |
<div>The first-ever Thai adaptation of a 1923 Czech anti-war novel will be coming to a stage near you at Chulalongkorn University this coming week, as part of the Czech Arts and Culture Week.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div> <div><img alt="" src="" /></div> <div>Itinerary for "A (not so) Good Evening with the (not so) Good Soldier&nbsp;<span>Švejk (See larger&nbsp;<a> </a></span></div></div>
By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich |
<div> <div> <div>Film critics say a Czech film, set in 20th century Czechoslovakia, recently screened in a central Bangkok mall, reflects the role of autocratic regimes in everyday life and education and also sheds light on how constantly-changing autocratic regimes bear down upon normal people in their everyday lives, even on “non political” people.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The discussion after the special screening of I Served the King of England (2006) at the Central World on Saturday drew parallels between the film’s 20th century Czechoslovakia setting and present-day Thailand while raisin </div></div></div>