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Writers and PEN members in Hasenkeyf

© Joanne Leedom-Ackerman
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© Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

Writers and PEN members in Hasenkeyf

Photograph of PEN members with Kurdish and Turkish writers gathered in the ancient town of Hasenkeyf, Turkey, in March 2005. Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, international secretary (2004-07) and vice-president emeritus of PEN International, can be seen standing at the front of the group wearing red; standing just behind her, to the right, is Zerdeşt Haco, president (1999-2013) and honorary president (2016-) of the Kurdish Centre. PEN delegates 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.

Writers and PEN members in Hasenkeyf

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Escritores y 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. Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, secretaria internacional (2004-07) y vicepresidenta emérita de PEN Internacional, puede verse de pie delante del grupo, de rojo; de pie detrás de ella, hacia la derecha, Zerdeşt Haco, presidente (1999-2013) y presidente honorario (2016-) del Centro Kurdo. Delegados de PEN fueron a 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

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Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

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