Michael Londesborough Chemistry of Love
Friday 29 April 2016 -
10:00 to 12:00

Prof. Martin Hilský will talk about kinds of love reflected in Shakespeare's sonnets. Dr. Michael Londesborough, English chemisist and science communicator, explains how strong emotions - love, lust, jealousy – influence the chemistry in human bodies. Part of Literární jaro festival. (This event is in Czech)


portrét Prof. Martina Hilského

prof. PhDr. Martin Hilský, CSc.

Martin Hilský is a professor of English literature at Charles University in Prague and a translator. He is one of the most prominent translators of Shakespeare´s plays and poems into Czech.

He is a recipient of a number of prestigious awards (Jungmann Prize, Tom Stoppard Prize, an MBE (An Honorary Member of the British Empire) by Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II., State Award for Translation, the President´s Medal of Merit (both 2012), Česká hlava (2015).

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