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First Meeting of the Afghan Centre

© Eugene Schoulgin
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© Eugene Schoulgin

First Meeting of the Afghan Centre

Photograph of the first meeting of the Afghan Centre, which was founded in Kabul in 2003. 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-), can be seen standing behind the head table and addressing the room. Elizabeth Eide, Board member and vice-president of the Norwegian Centre (2003-18), is seated to his right. To Schoulgin’s left, from left to right, are Afghan Board members Habibullah Rafi; Waheed Warasta, executive director; and Samay Hamed. This photograph was taken when 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.

Première réunion du Centre afghan

Photographie de la première rencontre du Centre afghan, fondé à Kaboul en 2003. 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-), s'adresse à la salle, debout derrière la table d'honneur; Elizabeth Eide, membre du conseil d'administration et vice-présidente du Centre norvégien (2003-18), est assise à sa droite. À la gauche de Schoulgin, de gauche à droite, sont les membres du conseil d'administration afghans Habibullah Rafi; Waheed Warasta, directeur général; et Samay Hamed. Cette photo a été prise par Eugene Schoulgin 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.

Primera Reunión del Centro Afgano

Fotografía de la primera reunión del Centro Afgano, fundado en Kabul en 2003. Eugene Schoulgin, miembro de los Centros Noruego y Sueco, presidente del Comité de Escritores en Prisión (2000-04), secretario internacional (2007-10) y vicepresidente de PEN Internacional (2004-), se encuentra de pie tras la mesa principal dirigiéndose al auditorio. Elizabeth Eide, miembro de la Junta y vicepresidenta del Centro Noruego (2003-18), está sentada a su derecha. A su izquierda, de izquierda a derecha, se encuentran los miembros de la Junta Afgana Habibullah Rafi; Waheed Warasta, Director Ejecutivo del Centro Afgano; y Samay Hamed. Esa fotografía fue tomada cuando Eugene 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, puede verse en el reverso de la fotografía.

Date:

01/01/2003

Creator:

Eugene Schoulgin

Centre:

Afghan Centre  (قلم افغانستان)

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