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Eugene Schoulgin with Ismail Khan

© Eugene Schoulgin
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© Eugene Schoulgin

Eugene Schoulgin with Ismail Khan

Photograph of Ismail Khan, on the left, politician and governor of the district of Herat (2001-04), who hosted a dinner for members of the Herat branch of the Afghan Centre in Herat in 2003. In this photograph Khan can be seen with Eugene Schoulgin, on the right, 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-). Schoulgin visited Afghanistan in 2003 as part of a delegation from the Norwegian Centre, which helped establish the Afghan Centre. Schoulgin’s handwritten captions can be seen on the reverse side of the photograph, including notes that Khan was previously a “warlord” and the dinner “perhaps a little suspicious”.

Eugene Schoulgin avec Ismail Khan

Photographie d’Ismail Khan, à gauche, politicien et gouverneur du district d’Herat (2001-2004) ayant reçu à dîner les membres de la filiale d'Herat du Centre afghan en 2003. Sur cette photo, à la droite de Khan, se trouve 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 d'une visite en Afghanistan, en 2003, avec une délégation du Centre norvégien visant à aider à la création du Centre afghan. La légende, écrite à la main par Schoulgin, peut être lue au verso de la photo, où il mentionne entre autre que Khan était un «seigneur de guerre» et son dîner, «quelque peu suspect».

Eugene Schoulgin con Ismail Khan

Fotografía de Ismail Khan, a la izquierda, político y gobernador de la provincia de Herat (2001-2004), que celebró una cena para los miembros de la filial de Herat del nuevo Centro Afgano en 2003. A su derecha puede verse 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-). Schoulgin visitó Afganistán en 2003 con una delegación del Centro Noruego, que ayudó a establecer el Centro Afgano. La leyenda, escrita a mano por Schoulgin en el reverso de la fotografía, menciona que Khan fue un «señor de guerra» y que la cena fue «quizás un poco sospechosa».

Date:

01/01/2003

Creator:

Eugene Schoulgin

Centre:

Afghan Centre  (قلم افغانستان)

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