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

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Halide Edip Adivar

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.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 13.05.2014 16:30 local time
End 13.05.2014 19:30 local time
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Focal point BPI
Contact, 01 45 68 27 15
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters / Siège de l'UNESCO
Street 125, avenue de Suffren
Room Room I, Room IX
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