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Anniversary | Life and work of a Turkish pioneer: Halide Edip Adivar

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 -
4:30pm to 7:30pm
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Специальное мероприятие
Contact:, 01 45 68 27 15

Cultural event at the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of Halide Edip Adıvar, teacher and social philosopher (1884-1964) (2014).
Conference : room IX, 4:30 p.m.
Piano recital by Ayse Celasun : room I, 6 p.m.

By invitation, limited seating capacity:, 01 45 68 27 15

Halide Edip Adivar is an important figure in the history of modern Turkey. She was involved in the Independence movement as a corporal and then sergeant. She was an educator, novelist, philosopher, journalist, member of Parliament (1950-54), women’s rights advocate and activist. She was also a member of the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO and a member of the Executive Board.