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Afghan Centre

Board meeting

© Eugene Schoulgin
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© Eugene Schoulgin

Board meeting

Photograph of a meeting between members of the first Board of the Afghan Centre. From left to right are: unknown; Assadullah Walwaliji, president of the Afghan Centre; Partaw Naderi who, along with Safia Siddiqi, was a representative at the 69th PEN International Congress in Mexico City, 2003, where the Afghan Centre was officially accepted; unknown; and a Norwegian translator. This photograph was taken by Eugene Schoulgin, member of the Norwegian and Swedish Centres, president of the Writers in Prison Committee (2000-04), international secretary (2007-10) and vice-president of PEN International (2004-), who visited Afghanistan in 2003 as part of a delegation from the Norwegian Centre that helped establish the Afghan Centre, and whose handwritten captions can be seen on the reverse side of the photograph.

Réunion du conseil d'administration

Photographie d'une rencontre entre les membres du premier conseil d'administration du Centre afghan. De gauche à droite: une personne non identifiée; Assadullah Walwaliji, président du Centre afghan; Partaw Naderi qui, avec Safia Siddiqi, a représenté le Centre au 69e Congrès de PEN International à Mexico, en 2003, congrès lors duquel le Centre afghan a finalement été accepté au sein de PEN; inconnu; et un traducteur norvégien faisant partie de la délégation du Centre norvégien ayant visité l'Afghanistan, en 2003. Cette photo a été prise par Eugene Schoulgin, membre des Centres norvégien et suédois, président du Comité des Écrivains en Prison (2000-04), secrétaire international (2007-10) et vice-président de PEN International (2004-), lors de sa visite en Afghanistan avec la délégation du Centre norvégien visant à aider à la création du Centre afghan et dont les notes, écrites à la main, peuvent être lues au verso de la photo.

Reunión de la junta

Fotografía de una reunión de miembros de la primera junta del Centro Afgano. De izquierda a derecha: desconocido; Assadullah Walwaliji, presidente del Centro Afgano; Partaw Naderi, quien junto con Safia Siddiqi representó al Centro Afgano en el 69o Congreso de PEN Internacional en Ciudad de México, 2003, donde el Centro fue oficialmente aprobado; desconocido; y un traductor noruego. Esta fotografía fue tomada por Eugene Schoulgin, miembro de los Centros Noruego y Sueco, presidente de Comité de Escritores en Prisión (2000-04), secretario internacional (2007-10) y vicepresidente de PEN Internacional (2004-), durante una visita a Afganistán en 2003 con una delegación del Centro Noruego, que ayudó a establecer el Centro Afgano. Sus notas a mano pueden verse en el reverso de la fotografía.

Date:

01/01/2003

Creator:

Eugene Schoulgin

Centre:

Afghan Centre  (قلم افغانستان)

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