An exhibition celebrating life and work of Irish novelist James Joyce is going to be opened in the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo on September 6.

The exhibition titled ‘International James Joyce’ will be organized in cooperation with the Irish Embassy to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

It explores the things and places that influenced the works of James Joyce, including his masterpiece ‘Ulysses’ which tells the story of one day in the life of Dublin over a century ago.  

Prior to opening of exhibition on September 6, assistant literature professor from the Maynooth University James Alexander Fraser will give a lecture ‘James Joyce, Ireland and the Art of Heroism’.

The exhibition will be opened by Irish Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Myles Geiran. It will remain open to public until October 6, between 1000 and 1900 hrs Tuesday through Friday, and between 1000 and 1400 hrs on Saturdays and Sundays.  

James Joyce was an Irish novelist, short story writer, poet, teacher, and literary critic, who is regarded as one of the most influential and important authors of the 20th century.