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PEN Centres

PEN International has over 140 Centres around the world in more than 100 countries.

Some of them were created in the very first years of PEN’s existence; others have just opened their doors. Over the last Century, some Centres have also been declared dormant or have ceased their activities, some have split, unified, renamed, and some have transformed from what they used to be.

Over 90 Centres have agreed to take part in this project, which showcases for the first time their perspectives on PEN’s journey throughout the years.

 On this map, you will find all the participating Centres, which will let you explore their archives, read their stories and learn about the most important highlights of their history. The content available for each Centre entirely depends on what they have chosen to be portrayed with.

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