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

When :

from Tuesday 13 May, 2014
to Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Type of event :

Специальное мероприятие

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters / Siège de l'UNESCO, 125, avenue de Suffren, 75007, Paris, France

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.