Lecture in language


Václava Jandečková (CZE)

Writer, publicist and researcher

„Jan Masaryk did not commit suicide, he was thrown out of a window by two men. I don't think he would be able to commit such a demonstrative suicide dressed in his pajamas on which even the buttons were missing.“


She had always had a talent for writing. She wrote her whole graduation essay at the grammar school in Domažlice in verses. Today her account includes four books and one Egon Erwin Kisch Award. However, it is not fiction that has earned her recognition, but a consistent research in the chapters of our history that many try to forget about...

  Family history made Václava Jandečková research the archives and bring the crimes of post-February Czechoslovakia back to light. Her grandfather organized a major emigration network in More…