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Norwegian PEN was founded in Oslo on 20 October 1922 at Hotel Bristol. The initiative came from Norwegian author Johan Bojer (1872-1959) at the request of John Galsworthy. Frits von der Lippe (1901-1988) acted as secretary from 1922-1928, and he describes early Norwegian PEN as a social club.

Centre norvégien

Le Centre PEN norvégien a été fondé à Oslo le 20 octobre 1922, à l’hôtel Bristol. L’initiative venait de l’auteur norvégien Johan Bojer (1872-1959), à la demande de John Galsworthy. Frits von der Lippe (1901-1988), qui en a été le secrétaire de 1922 à 1928, décrit le Centre PEN norvégien, à ses débuts, comme un club social.

Centro Noruego

El PEN Noruego se fundó el 20 de octubre de 1922 en Oslo, en el Hotel Bristol. La iniciativa fue del autor noruego Johan Bojer (1872-1959) a petición de John Galsworthy. Frits von der Lippe (1901-88) fue Secretario de 1922 a 1928, y describe el primer PEN Noruego como un club social.

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Selection from the Norwegian Centre

1 Eugene Schoulgin and Anders Heger

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2 Norwegian Centre meeting the Dalai Lama

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3 Larry Siems and Anders Heger

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4 PEN members at Angkor Wat

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5 PEN members in Istanbul

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6 Marian Botsford Fraser and Sara Whyatt

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7 Eugene Schoulgin at Litteraturhuset

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8 Moris Farhi and Elaine Freed at home

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9 Solomon Hailemariam and Anders Heger

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10 Moris Farhi and Elaine Freed

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11 PEN WiPC and ICORN meeting

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12 Heger and Siems in Belgrade

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13 PEN and ICORN meeting in Brussels

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1 A night at Minsk airport
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3 A prison visit
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4 Fremantle and the Writers in Prison Committee Handbook
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5 A PEN Centre blooming in spite of war
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6 Chasing pickpockets in Montevideo
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