Dialogues On War: PEN Ukraine launches new online-project

Dialogues On War: PEN Ukraine launches new online-project

On February 24 the armed forces of the Russian Federation carried out a full-scale invasion of Ukrainian territory. Today, the whole world is outraged and talking about it. In order to comprehend the events of the last days, we are launching a series of conversations #DialoguesOnWar. Ukrainian and foreign intellectuals will talk about the experience of the war and share their own observations.

Speakers of the first episode:

  • Andriy Kurkov, President of PEN Ukraine, novelist and an independent thinker
  • Philippe Sands, President of English PEN

'Dialogues on War' a Facebook live conversation with Andriy Kurkov, President of PEN Ukraine and Philippe Sands, President of English PEN, moderated by Olha Mukha, Congress, Committees, and New Centres Manager PEN International, with closing remarks by Romana Cacchioli, Executive Director PEN International.

Date: March 1, 2022

Time: 16:00 (4 pm Kyiv time)

Live broadcast on PEN Ukraine and PEN International.

Ukrainian PEN is a Ukrainian non-governmental organization established to protect freedom of speech and copyright, promote literature and international cultural cooperation. It is part of the network of national centers of the PEN International.

PEN International celebrates literature and promotes freedom of expression. Founded in 1921, its global community of writers now spans more than 100 countries. PEN's campaigns, events, publications and programmes aim to connect writers and readers wherever they are in the world. PEN International is a non-political organisation and holds special consultative status at the United Nations.

March 1, 2022
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