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Charlie Hebdo tribute

Photograph of John Ralston Saul, president of PEN International (2009-15), on the left, and Carles Torner, executive director of PEN International (2014-20) and chair of the Translation and Linguistic...

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Date:14/01/2015
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Memorial picture for Clara Györgyey

Photograph printed in memory of Clara Györgyey, president of the Writers in Exile American Centre (1976-2010), who died suddenly on 11 January 2010.

PEN centre:Writers in Exile  (Writers in Exile (USA Branch))
Date:01/01/2010
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Toni Morrison

Photograph of the Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, member of the American Centre and vice-president of PEN International, on a flyer (known as 'postcards' in PEN campaigns) created by the...

PEN centre:Turkish Centre  (PEN Türkiye Merkezi)
Date:01/08/2019
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Commemoration for Predrag Matvejević

Photograph taken during a commemorative event organised by the Trieste Centre in honour of Predrag Matvejević, vice-president of PEN International, on 1 March 2017. Matvejević, who was also co-founder...

PEN centre:Trieste Centre  (PEN Club Trieste)
Date:01/03/2017
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PEN International commemorates Lobsang Chokta

Electronically typed letter from PEN International to the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre, London, 8 January 2016; heading: «PEN International», ff. 2. In this letter Jennifer Clement, president of PEN...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:08/01/2016
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Brochure for "La Croisière des Écrivains"

Illustrated brochure titled La Croisière des Écrivains (La Crociera degli Scrittori). This brochure contains the itinerary for a writer's cruise that was organised by the Swiss Italian and Reto-Romansh...

PEN centre:Swiss Italian and Reto-Romansh Centre  (PEN della Svizerra Italiana e Retoromancia)
Date:26/07/1989
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Invitation to "La Crociera Degli Scrittori"

Typed invitation to "La Crociera Degli Scrittori". This invitation is for a writer's cruise organised by the Swiss Italian and Reto-Romansh Centre and held on 15-26 July 1989. This...

PEN centre:Swiss Italian and Reto-Romansh Centre  (PEN della Svizerra Italiana e Retoromancia)
Date:26/07/1989
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Día de los Muertos 2018

Video of events held by the San Miguel de Allende Centre for Día de los Muertos in San Miguel de Allende on 1-2 November 2018. In this video Judyth...

PEN centre:San Miguel de Allende Centre  (San Miguel PEN)
Date:02/11/2018
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Victory Day poster

Poster displaying photographs and short biographies of Russian Centre members who played a role in the conflict fought the Eastern Front during World War II, which is termed 'The...

PEN centre:Russian Centre  (Русский ПЕН-центр)
Date:09/05/2015
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Mu Xin commemoration

Collage of photographs of Chinese Writers Abroad Centre members and associates who attended an event held to commemorate the celebrated Chinese writer Mu Xin, who died in 2011. This...

PEN centre:Chinese Writers Abroad Centre  (纽约海外华文作家笔会)
Date:18/08/2018
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81st Anniversary

Report titled 'Un Feliz Aniversario: 81 Años de Centro PEN Chile', which was created by the Chilean Centre in 2016, ff. 4. This report was issued to celebrate the...

PEN centre:Chilean Centre  (PEN Club Chile)
Date:01/01/2016
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Commemorating Anna Politkovskaya

Flyer for an event organised by The Nobel Peace Centre in collaboration with the Norwegian Centre in order to honour, commemorate and discuss the life and work of the...

PEN centre:Chechen Writers Centre  (Нохчийн ПЕН-центр)
Date:07/10/2007
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Celebrating Yolanda Bedregal

Flyer advertising an event held to commemorate the life and work of Yolanda Bedregal, former secretary of the Bolivian Centre. This event was organised by the Cochabamba branch of...

PEN centre:Bolivian Centre  (PEN Bolivia)
Date:22/03/2017
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IBBY Congress in Bolivia 2012

Photograph of members at the 5th Congreso del IBBY-Bolivia and the 3rd Congreso del IBBY del Sur 2012, which took place during the 5th Feria Internacional del Libro de...

PEN centre:Bolivian Centre  (PEN Bolivia)
Date:13/10/2012
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Homage to Suárez and Martínez

Copy of "Homenaje póstumo a Suárez y Martínez," Opinión, 18 April . This article, published in the culture section of the Cochabamba based newspaper Opinión, announces an event that...

Commemorating Yolanda Bedregal

Copy of a article titled "En memoria de Yolanda Bedregal". This article commemorates the celebrated Bolivian writer and former secretary of the Bolivian Centre, Yolanda Bedregal. The Bolivian Centre...

Brochure commemorating Ken Saro-Wiwa

Brochure created and distributed by the Basque Centre in 2005 to commemorate the life and work of Nigerian poet, writer, and human rights activist Ken Saro-Wiwa. Saro-Wiwa fought in...

PEN centre:Basque Centre  (Euskal PEN)
Date:01/01/2005
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Lugones speaking after the coup

Photograph of Leopoldo Lugones, an early Board member of the Argentinian Centre, speaking from a podium. A handwritten caption on the reverse side of this photograph notes that here,...

PEN centre:Argentinian Centre  (Centro PEN Argentina)
Date:01/01/1930
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Commemorative medallion for 34th Congress

Medallion created to commemorate the 34th PEN International Congress in New York, 1966, which was held on 12-18 June. The title of this Congress was The Writer as...

PEN centre:American Centre  (PEN America)
Date:01/01/1966
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Jamal Khashoggi Campaign

Two sides of a flyer (known as 'postcards' in PEN's campaigns) used during one of the American Centre's 2018 campaigns, which called attention to the assasination of journalist Jamal...

PEN centre:American Centre  (PEN America)
Date:01/01/2018
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Paraguayan Centre's Day of the Dead panel

Photograph of members from the Paraguayan Centre at a panel event held as part of PEN International's Day of the Dead Campaign - an initiative that was launched on...

PEN centre:Paraguayan Centre  (PEN Paraguay)
Date:02/11/2018
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Day of the Dead campaign event flyer

Flyer for an event held by the Paraguayan Centre as part of PEN International's Day of the Dead Campaign - an inititative that was launched on 2 November 2011...

PEN centre:Paraguayan Centre  (PEN Paraguay)
Date:02/11/2018
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Altar for Day of the Dead

Photograph of an altar created by the Paraguayan Centre for PEN International's Day of the Dead Campaign. The Day of the Dead campaign was launched on 2 November 2000...

PEN centre:Paraguayan Centre  (PEN Paraguay)
Date:[2018]
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Paraguayan Centre's Day of the Dead event

Photograph of an event organised by the Paraguayan Centre for PEN International's Day of the Dead Campaign. The Day of the Dead campaign was launched on 2 November 2000...

PEN centre:Paraguayan Centre  (PEN Paraguay)
Date:02/11/2018
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Unveiling the 75th anniversary plaque

Photograph of members from the Paraguayan Centre at a ceremony at which a plaque commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Paraguayan Centre was unveiled. This event took place at...

PEN centre:Paraguayan Centre  (PEN Paraguay)
Date:19/10/2018
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75th anniversary plaque

Plaque commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Paraguayan Centre. This plaque was unveiled at a ceremony held at Bar San Roque in Asunción - a regular meeting place for...

PEN centre:Paraguayan Centre  (PEN Paraguay)
Date:19/10/2018
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Anniversary dinner at Bar San Roque

Photograph of members from the Paraguayan Centre having dinner after a ceremony at which a plaque commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Paraguayan Centre was unveiled. This event took...

PEN centre:Paraguayan Centre  (PEN Paraguay)
Date:19/10/2018
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World Poetry Day 2019 in Epe

Photograph of Nigerian Centre members celebrating World Poetry Day on 21 March 2019. Folu Agoi, president of the Nigerian Centre (2017-), can be seen standing on the right, presenting...

PEN centre:Nigerian Centre  (PEN Nigeria)
Date:21/03/2019
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Students on World Poetry Day 2019 in Noforija

Photograph of students sitting in the audience at an event that took place for World Poetry Day on 21 March 2019. This event was organised by the Nigerian Centre...

PEN centre:Nigerian Centre  (PEN Nigeria)
Date:21/03/2019
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Gioconda Belli at Los Que No Callaron

Photograph of Gioconda Belli, president of the Nicaraguan Centre (2013-), speaking at an event titled Los Que No Callaron, which took place at the Instituto de Historia de Nicaragua...

PEN centre:Nicaraguan Centre  (PEN Nicaragua)
Date:01/11/2017
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Los Que No Callaron event

Flyer for an event titled Los Que No Callaron: sus ideas no mueren, which took place at the Instituto de Historia de Nicaragua y Centroamérica (IHNCA) at Central American...

PEN centre:Nicaraguan Centre  (PEN Nicaragua)
Date:01/11/2017
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Centenary of Bo Aung Kyaw Commemoration

Photograph taken in 2018 at a commemoration event for the centenary of Bo Aung Kyaw, in Mae Zali Gone village, Ayeyarwady, Myanmar. Aung Kyaw is known for being the...

PEN centre:Myanmar Centre  (ပဲန်မြန်မာ)
Date:01/01/2018
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Tribute to Javier Valdez Cárdenas

Photograph of camera crew filming the panel at an event that paid tribute to the life and work of Javier Valdez Cárdenas. Valdez Cárdenas, a Mexican journalist and founder...

PEN centre:Mexican Centre  (PEN México)
Date:01/07/2017
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Commemorating Judith Rodriguez

Electronic circular from Chris McKenzie to PEN members and friends of PEN, , November 2018, ff. 2. In this obituary McKenzie remembers and commemorates the life and work of...

PEN centre:Melbourne Centre  (PEN Melbourne)
Date:01/11/2018
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Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2005

Photograph of PEN members gathered at an event held in 2005 for International Day of the Imprisoned Writer, a day initiated by PEN International that is annually observed on...

PEN centre:Malawian Centre  (Malawi PEN)
Date:15/11/2005
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Remembering Cigerxwîn

Photograph of Kurdish writers gathered around the grave of the Kurdish poet and author Cigerxwîn in Qamişlo, Syria, in 2013. The first three people standing on the left are:...

PEN centre:Kurdish Centre  (Navenda PENa Kurd)
Date:01/01/2013
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Homage to Juan Carlos Argeñal

Photograph of a table set with items that form a tribute to the Honduran journalist Juan Carlos Argeñal, who was murdered on 7 December 2013 for disseminating news about...

PEN centre:Honduran Centre  (Centro PEN Honduras)
Date:05/12/2018
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Board commemorating García Escobar

Photograph of the Executive Board of the Guatemalan Centre meeting to commemorate fellow member Carlos René García Escobar, president of the Centre (2006-17). From left to right are: Karla...

PEN centre:Guatemalan Centre  (Centro PEN Guatemala)
Date:19/01/2019
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Homage to Carlos René García Escobar

Flyer promoting an event organised by the Guatemalan Centre as a tribute to the recently deceased Carlos René García Escobar, Board member and president of the Guatemalan Centre (2006-17)....

PEN centre:Guatemalan Centre  (Centro PEN Guatemala)
Date:14/02/2019
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Guatemalan Centre's Day of the Dead Campaign 2018

Poster advertising an event organised by the Guatemalan Centre as a tribute to Latin American journalists who have disappeared and whose cases remain unresolved. This event was held as...

PEN centre:Guatemalan Centre  (Centro PEN Guatemala)
Date:02/11/2018
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Day of the Dead Campaign 2017

Poster advertising an event organised by the Guatemalan Centre as a tribute to Latin American writers who have disappeared and whose cases remain unresolved. This event was held as...

PEN centre:Guatemalan Centre  (Centro PEN Guatemala)
Date:02/11/2017
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Commemorative Congress first day cover

First day cover of stamps designed by the French Centre to commemorate the 45th PEN International Congress in Lyon, France, 1981. The title of this Congress was Literature: Hope...

PEN centre:French Centre  (PEN Club français)
Date:01/01/1981
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Thomas Mann and Oskar Frenkel

Photograph of the Nobel laureate and German Centre member Thomas Mann, on the left, with Oskar Frankl, on the right, director of Urania, a German adult-education society in Prague,...

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:15/03/1932
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Ninety years of Croatian PEN Centre book

Copy of Bajsić, Tomica, Vjera Balen-Heidl, Sibila Petlevski, Zvonko Maković, Sanja Roić, Nadežda Čačinovič, Tonko Maroević, et al. 90 godina hrvatskog PEN-a book. Ninety years of Croatian PEN Centre...

PEN centre:Croatian Centre  (Hrvatski P.E.N. centar)
Date:01/01/2017
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The Croatian Centre's first 90 years

Video created to celebrate the Croatian Centre's 90th anniversary, which was produced by the Croatian Centre and released in Zagreb in 2017. The video presents the history of the...

PEN centre:Croatian Centre  (Hrvatski P.E.N. centar)
Date:25/11/2017
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Commemorative postage stamp

Front and back of a postage stamp issued by the Republic of Croatia on 19 April 1993, which was in circulation until 1 June 1994. This multicoloured stamp commemorated...

PEN centre:Croatian Centre  (Hrvatski P.E.N. centar)
Date:01/06/1994
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11th Congress medallion

Medallion created to commemorate the 11th PEN International Congress in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, 1933. This medallion was designed by the Serbo-Croatian writer and sculptor Ivan Meštrović.