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P.E.N. Im Exil

Poster by artist Gunter Rambow and commissioned by the German Exile Archive of the German National Library for the 1983 Bonn exhibition P.E.N. Im Exil. The image used in the...

2006 PEN Congress poster

Poster advertising the 72st PEN International Congress, which was held on 22-28 May 2006 in Berlin, Germany, and titled Writing in a World Without Peace.

Günter Grass at the 72nd Congress

Photograph of Nobel of Literature Günter Grass pronouncing a keynote speech during the 72nd PEN International Congress in Berlin, which took place on 22-28 May 2006 and was titled...

Leben: Geschichten by Oleg Sentsov

Front cover of Sentsov, Oleg. Leben: Geschichten. Berlin: Voland & Quist, 2019. This German edition of a book of short stories by Oleg Sentsov was published by Voland &...

PEN centre:Ukrainian Centre  (Український ПЕН)
Date:01/01/2019
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Two poems from "Rapid Action"

Two poems: im namem dem demokratie by Peter Fahr and Die kurzen und die langen Beine by Zsuzsanna Gahse. These poems are extracted from a publication the Swiss German...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:01/01/2003
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Literary call out to protest Iraq War

Electronically typed letter from Peter K. Wehrli to members of the Swiss German Centre, Zurich, 23 March 2003, f. 1. In this letter Wehrli, Board member of the Swiss...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:23/03/2003
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Swiss writers supporting Sarajevo

Press release by the Swiss German Centre titled Kulturbrücke nach Sarajevo (Cultural Bridge to Sarajevo), 14 February 1994, f. 1. This press release sought to gather 2,000 signatures to...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:14/02/1994
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Traber's speech on Ken Saro-Wiwa

Typed draft of a text by Barbara Traber titled Text, den ich ungefãhr so an der ETH (vorlas schnell im Zug entworfen), which translates to "Text that I read...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:[1995]
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Imprisonment of Václav Havel

Typed press release by the Swiss German Centre titled "Schweizer Schriftsteller und Schriftstellerinnen fordern die Freilassung von Vaclav Havel", 20 January 1989, Zurich, f. 1. This press release contains...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:20/01/1989
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Disappearance of Václav Havel

Typed press release by Hans Erpf for Swiss German Centre titled "Wo Ist Vaclav Havel?", Bern, 8 April 1989, f. 1. In this press release Hans Erpf, general secretary...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:08/04/1989
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Writers in Prison Day Event at the Literaturhaus

Flyer for the Swiss German Centre's annual Day of the Imprisoned Writer event held at the Literaturhaus Zürich on 12 November 2008. The title of this event was lrak...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:12/11/2000
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Swiss German Centre's first General Assembly

Typed minutes of the first General Assembly held by the Swiss German Centre, Bern, 27 October 1979, f. 1. Points noted in these minutes include the proposed merge of...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:27/10/1979
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Swiss PEN Centre's Anthology

Front and title page of DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum, Centre PEN Suisse Romand, PEN della Svizerra Italiana e Retoromancia, ed. P.E.N. - Anthology. 1998. This anthology was co-edited by the...

Die Holocaust-Travestie by Daniel Ganzfried

Front and back cover of Ganzfried, Daniel ... alias Wilkomirski. Die Holocaust-Travestie. Edited by Sebastian Hefti. Berlin: Jüdische Verlagsanstalt Berlin, 2002. This book was commissioned by the Swiss German...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:01/01/2002
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Video of Thomas Mann in Amsterdam

Video of Thomas Mann in Amsterdam in 1947. The German Nobel laureate Thomas Mann, who became the first president of the Centre of German-speaking Writers Abroad in 1934, was...

PEN centre:Netherlands Centre  (PEN Nederland)
Date:01/01/1947
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Heinrich Mann requests membership

Handwritten letter from Heinrich Mann to Rudolf Olden, Nice, 20 January 1934, f. 1. In this letter Mann writes to Olden, secretary of the German-Speaking Writers Abroad Centre (1933-40),...

PEN centre:German-Speaking Writers Abroad Centre  (PEN Zentrum deutschsprachiger Autoren im Ausland)
Date:20/01/1934
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Olden proposes forming a book club

Copy of a typed text written by Rudolf Olden titled "Deutsche Buch-Gemeinde", , 28 August 1939, ff. 4. In this text Olden, secretary of the German-Speaking Writers Abroad Centre...

PEN centre:German-Speaking Writers Abroad Centre  (PEN Zentrum deutschsprachiger Autoren im Ausland)
Date:28/08/1939
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The Centre's declaration to PEN International

Typed letter from the German-Speaking Writers Abroad Centre to PEN International, , 15 December 1933, f. 1. In this letter four founding members of the German-Speaking Writers Abroad Centre...

PEN centre:German-Speaking Writers Abroad Centre  (PEN Zentrum deutschsprachiger Autoren im Ausland)
Date:15/12/1933
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Membership List in 1934

Membership list for the German-Speaking Writers Abroad Centre, created on 16 April 1934, most likely in London. The German-Speaking Writers Abroad Centre was officially established after its proposal was...

PEN centre:German-Speaking Writers Abroad Centre  (PEN Zentrum deutschsprachiger Autoren im Ausland)
Date:16/04/1934
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Resolution supporting Václav Havel

Resolution issued by the East German Centre (here referred to as PEN Zentrums DDR) in Berlin on 1 March 1989. In this resolution the Centre pledges its support and...

PEN centre:German Centre  (PEN-Zentrum Deutschland)
Date:01/03/1989
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Für Das Wort Campaign

Flyer used in campaign that was organised by the German Centre in collaboration with Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels and Reporters Without Borders in 2016. This campaign called upon The...