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The Defense of Cultural Space

March 18 @ 8:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Free

The Vancouver Institute presents:

Mr. Brendan de Caires, Executive Director, PEN Canada

As head of PEN Canada for over a decade, Mr. de Caires defends freedom of expression, and helps exiled writers to establish in Canada. In this capacity Mr. de Caires has edited and co-authored country studies of Mexico, Honduras, India and Guatemala. He is the author of The Winter of a Hundred Books (2010), and A Country Worth Living In (2010). After writing Honduras: Journalism in the Shadow of Impunity(2013), he joined a PEN delegation to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for a special session on impunity in Honduras. He has been a contributor to the Literary Review of Canada and book reviewer for publications in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean.

Details

Date:
March 18
Time:
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Venue
P. A. Woodward Instructional Resources Centre (Woodward IRC)
Event Information
https://globalreportingcentre.org/vancouver-institute-events/the-defense-of-cultural-space/
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The Vancouver Institute
Phone:
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Email:
vancouver.institute@ubc.ca
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