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Most of these presentations were either sponsored or cosponsored by the European Division (the names of cosponsors are in parentheses). For a complete description of European Division events, see its Calendar of Events. For a complete list of Library of Congress webcasts, see its Webcasts page.

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  •  We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust, a talk by Ellen Cassedy about her new book. (with the Hebraic Section, African and Middle Eastern Division). November 28, 2012
  •  Everyday Saints and Other Stories, a book talk by the author, Archimandrite Tikhon, plus a musical performance by the choir of the Sretensky Monastery. October 5, 2012
  •  Satantango, a book talk and discussion by the Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai. (with the Library's Poetry & Literature Center). June 13, 2012
  •  Nobel Laureate Herta Müller reads from her work, followed by a conversation with Georgetown University Professor Peter Pfeiffer. (with the Library's Poetry & Literature Center in collaboration with the Goethe Institute ). May 15, 2012
  •  My Struggle; Karl Ove Knausgård discusses and signs Book One of the English translation of his internationally acclaimed memoirs. (with the Library's Poetry and Literature Center, in partnership with the Embassy of Norway). May 2, 2012
  •  The Heart Has Reasons. Dutch Rescuers of Jewish Children during the Holocaust, a book talk by author Mark Klempner. (with the Hebraic Section, the African and Middle Eastern Division. April 19, 2012
  •  The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image (Princeton University Press, 2012), a book talk by Daniel B. Schwartz, Assistant Professor of History, George Washington University. (with the Hebraic Section, African and Middle Eastern Division). April 18, 2012
  •  Occupy Rousseau: Inequality and Social Justice, an international panel and display of rarely seen Rousseau-related objects. Featured speakers: Guillaume Chenevière, former Director, Télévision Suisse Romande ("Rousseau, Citizen of Geneva"); Michael O'Dea, Lyon University, ("Are we Friends with Jean-Jacques Rousseau?"); and James Swenson, Rutgers University, ("Liberal and Conservative Egalitarianisms in Rousseau"). (with the Embassy of Switzerland). March 13, 2012
  •  Showcasing the Great Experiment: Cultural Diplomacy & Western Visitors to the Soviet Union 1921-1941 (Oxford University Press, 2011), a book talk by Michael David-Fox, Associate Professor of History, Georgetown University. (with the Library's Center for the Book). February 14, 2012
  •  Nobel Laureate Odysseas Elytis and the Hispanic World, with featured speakers Pedro Serrano, National Autonomous University of Mexico, and Rei Berroa, George Mason University. (with the Hispanic Division, the Library's Poetry and Literature Center, the Embassy of Greece, and the National Endowment of the Humanities). January 27, 2012





  •  To the Castle and Back; Paul Wilson discusses his English translation of former Czech Republic President Václav Havel's book. (with the Library's John W. Kluge Center and the Embassy of the Czech Republic). May 17, 2007



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