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PEN members in Hasenkeyf

© Joanne Leedom-Ackerman
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© Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

PEN members in Hasenkeyf

Photograph of members from PEN International and the Kurdish and Turkish Centres gathered in the ancient town of Hasenkeyf, Turkey, in March 2005. The three delegates standing at the very front and centre of the group are (from left to right): Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, international secretary (2004-07) and vice-president emeritus of PEN International; Jane Spender, programme director at PEN International (1997-2009) and editor of PEN International magazine; and Carles Torner, executive director of PEN International (2014-20) and chair of the Translation and Linguistic Rights Committee (1996-2002). This PEN delegation visted Turkey for the International PEN Diyarbakir Seminar on Cultural Diversity, which was held on 20-25 March 2005 in Diyarbakir-Amed – bringing Turkish and Kurdish writers together for a conference that was hosted by PEN International’s Translation and Linguistic Rights Committee.

PEN members in Hasenkeyf

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Miembros de PEN en Hasenkeyf

Fotografía de miembros PEN con escritores kurdos y turcos reunidos en la antigua villa de Hasenkeyf, Turquía, en marzo de 2005. Los tres delegados de pie a primer plano, en el centro del grupo, de izquierda a derecha: Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, secretaria internacional (2004-07) y vicepresidenta emérita de PEN Internacional; Jane Spender, derecha, directora de programa en PEN Internacional(1997-2009) y editora de la revista de PEN Internacional; y Carles Torner, director ejecutivo de PEN Internacional (2014-20) y presidente del Comité de Traducción y Derechos Lingüísticos (1996-2002). Esta delegación de PEN visitó Turquía para asistir al International PEN Diyarbakir Seminar on Cultural Diversity, celebrado del 20 al 25 de marzo de 2005 en Diyarbakir-Amed. Organizada por el Comité de Traducción y Derechos Lingüísticos de PEN Internacional, la conferencia unió a escritores turcos y kurdos.

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25/03/2005

Creator:

Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

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PEN International

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