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Josep M. López-Picó

1922

Pompeu Fabra

1923-1924

Carles Riba i Bracons

1928 -1934 i 1939 - 1959

Pompeu Fabra

1923-1924

Carles Riba i Bracons

1928 -1934 i 1939 - 1959

Joan Oliver i Sallarès

1973 - 1976

Josep Palau i Fabre

1976 - 1979

Maria Aurèlia Capmany i Farnés

1979 - 1983

Jordi Sarsanedas

1983 - 2001

Dolors Oller i Rovira

2001 - 2010

Carme Arenas i Noguera

2010 - Now

1921

Foundation of PEN International

1922

Barcelona, 19th April 1922

1923

London, May 1923. First Congress...

1925

From Paris (1925) to Oslo (1928)

1933

Dubrovnik, a historic congress

1935

Barcelona. 20th-25th May, 1935. 13th...

1937

Congresses in times of war:...

1940

34 years of solidarity and exile

1941

Avel·lí Artís Gener (Tísner) and...

1973

Barcelona-Espluga del Francolí. The Catalan...

1978

International Assembly and Internal Crisis

1980

New Headquarters and towards the...

1992

The International Congress in the...

1996

World Conference on Linguistic Rights

2002

The path towards the Universal...

2005

Implications for the Catalan-speaking territories...

2006

Involvement in international networks

2008

Leading the defence of linguistic...

2010

Change in the Presidency

2012

90th Anniversary: Institutional recognition

2017

The Present (2012-2017)

Més antic

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Foundation of PEN International

On 5th October 1921, C. A. Dawson brought together all of the English PEN writers for the first time. PEN International was established on 26th...

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Barcelona, 19th April 1922

The dining room of the Ritz Hotel. The founding dinner of the Catalan branch of the PEN Club is taking place. The group of people...

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London, May 1923. First Congress of PEN International

Under John Galsworthy’s presidency, the eleven centres that make up the PEN International Club are meeting. One of these, the Catalan PEN centre, is represented...

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From Paris (1925) to Oslo (1928)

Since its inception, enthusiasm and energy have been part of PEN Català: Stimulating literature that aspires to be active and open and that is convinced,...

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Dubrovnik, a historic congress

The political instability which engulfed Spain from the late 1920’s until the early 1930’s (the fall of the monarchy, the proclamation of the Second Republic...

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Barcelona. 20th-25th May, 1935. 13th International Congress

165 writers, representatives of 25 centres from all over the world meet in Barcelona, at  a congress which is to test the organizational capacity of...

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Congresses in times of war: Paris (1937), Prague (1938) and London (1938)

Despite the country being at war, PEN Català was able to maintain an active presence at the 1937 Congress, as well as those in 1938...

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34 years of solidarity and exile

The sequence of events which we will see unfold here is, for PEN International, a moving story of solidarity, which researchers will be able to...

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Avel·lí Artís Gener (Tísner) and Josep Palau i Fabre at the Palau

The establishment owned by the French PEN Club , at number 66 Rue Pierre Charron, right next to the Champs Elysées, is a welcome centre...

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Barcelona-Espluga del Francolí. The Catalan PEN centre comes home

1973: It is only two years until the death of the dictator and the Francoist regime is starting to dissolve. Preparations to initiate the process...

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International Assembly and Internal Crisis

Palau i Fabre substitutes Joan Oliver as the organisation’s president at almost exactly the same that that  ‘Tísner’, having attended the 1977 Congress in Sydney,...

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New Headquarters and towards the Congress of the Olympic Year

The Committee presided over by Maria Aurèlia Capmany was formed of Santiago Pey as Vice-President, Àlex Brock as Secretary General, Joaquim Soler as Treasurer, Anton...

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The International Congress in the Palau de la Música

In April 1992, Barcelona, as host of the 57th International Congress of the PEN Club, became the literary capital of the world for the third...

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World Conference on Linguistic Rights

Since the Congress in Lugano (1987), PEN Català has been gaining prominence within PEN International’s working committee, formerly known as the Translations and Programme Committee....

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Time for replacements (1996-2002)

From 1996 onwards, participation within the Committee was intensified thanks to the presence of Carles Torner in the international secretariat and with Rosa Igartua, who...

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The path towards the Universal Forum of Cultures in Barcelona (2002-2004)

The new board, led by Dolors Oller as President and Carme Arenas as General Secretary, is determined to maintain the organisation’s prestige and make its presence...

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Implications for the Catalan-speaking territories (2005-2006)

With PEN Català’s participation in the Universal Forum of Cultures a new phase begins, with two overarching principles: PEN Català’s projection abroad with the aim...

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Involvement in international networks

PEN Català has always held great prestige within the framework of PEN International, and has been considered as one of its most active and influential...

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Leading the defence of linguistic Rights (2008-2011)

During the 74th PEN International Congress, held in September of 2008 in the Colombian capital of Bogotá, Josep M. Terricabras was chosen as president of...

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Change in the Presidency

The general meeting of PEN Català’s members, held on 17th June 2010, elected Carme Arenas as the organisation’s new president, replacing Dolors Oller whose mandate...

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90th Anniversary: Institutional recognition

On 19th April 2012, PEN had been in existence for 90 years and working towards its primary objectives for 90 years.  In spite of the...

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The Present (2012-2017)

For the last five years, in spite of the difficulties as a result of the economic crisis, PEN Català has not stopped fighting to grow and...

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