Václav Havel Library to get new head as of June 1

Writer, translator and former diplomat, Michael Žantovský has announced that he will leave his post as head of the the Václav Havel Library on June 1. He has led the institution, which looks after the intellectual, literary and political legacy of playwright and former president Václav Havel, since September 2015. Žantovský did not say who would replace him at the head of the library and gave no reason for his departure.