PEN Tiedotus

Ukrainalainen toimittaja Nataliya Teramae

Nataliya Teramae: The Shell of a Snail

Read the Essay by Nataliya Teramae in Ukrainian. When you emigrate to a foreign country, you automatically start looking for...

/ 9 November 2022
Suomen PENin puheenjohtaja Peter Mickwitz kirjahyllyn edessä

Peter Mickwitz: Örnulf Tigerstedt, right-wing radical and president of PEN Finland

Panem et Circenses. Let me toast to your freedom your eight-hour workday, your cultivated soul, your progress and your other...

/ 20 August 2022
Judyth Hill

Judyth Hill: Wage peace

Author and active PEN International member Judyth Hill is visiting Finland’s PEN 5-11.5. In addition to his commitment to freedom...

/ 6 May 2022
Ainon päivän tilaisuuden julistekuva. Kuvassa kirjailijat Judyth Hill, Lina Bonde, Mia Franck, Katja Kallio ja Susinukke Kosola

Writer Judyth Hill is the keynote speaker on Aino Kallas’s name day

Writer and active PEN International member Judyth Hill is visiting Finland. In addition to being a writer, Judyth Hill also...

/ 27 April 2022
Nataliya Teramae kesäisessä järvimaisemassa

Nataliya Teramae: How we brought up a dictator

Artists do have the gift of prophesying. For Ulf Stark’s book ‘The Dictator’ Linda Bondestam created a picture of a...

/ 31 March 2022
Ukrainan lipun väri maisemassa: keltaisena kukkiva pelto alhaalla ja sininen taivas ylhäällä

Nobel Laureates, writers and artists worldwide condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

(Read in Ukrainian, Russian, Arabic.) To our friends and colleagues in Ukraine, We, writers around the world, are appalled by the violence...

/ 27 February 2022
Yhdistetty neljästä kuvasta. Kuvissa vasemmalta Kaisa-Mari Jama, Oula-Antti Labba, Helga West ja Pirita Näkkäläjärvi.

To hear the Sámi voices, Discussion on December 13th, 2021, via Zoom

In recent years, there has been a lot of hate speech and racist intimidation against the Sámi, especially on the...

/ 3 December 2021
Kuva on yhdistetty kahdesta kuvasta. Vasemman puoleisessa on dokumentaristi Kirsi Mattila ja oikean puoleisessa PEN Afganistanin puheenjohtaja Samay Hamed

Discussion on the situation in Afghanistan at the Tampere Book Fair

AFGHANISTAN: FLEE OR DIE Sunday 5.12. 12.00-13.00 The Tampere Book Fair – Book Festival When the Taliban took power in...

/ 1 December 2021
Kolmessa erillisessä kuvassa vasemmalta alkaen KÄtlin Kaldmaa, Regula Venske ja Burhan Sönmez.

PEN International 100 years. Discussion at Helsinki Book Fair

Helsinki Book Fair: Sat 30.10. klo 18.30 Hakaniemi-lava: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WORK FOR GLOBAL FREEDOM OF SPEECH – PEN...

/ 20 October 2021
Sulava-kirjan kansi

Sulava: The Multilingual Literature of Finland has been published by Finnish PEN

Sulava – The Multilingual Literature of Finland: Compilation offers a view of the diversity of languages within Finnish literature and,...

/ 15 October 2021
Vihapuhetyökalupakin kansikuvapiirros, jossa henkilö istuu tietokoneella suojaten käsivarsilla itseään tietokoneelta tulevilta hyökkäyksiltä.

The Hate Speech Toolkit – Practical advice for people who are being harrassed online

Finnish PEN has published The Hate Speech Toolkit, which was presented at the meeting of the peace committees in Bled....

/ 17 August 2021
PENin ja Muumien yhteismalliston kuvia t-paidoista ja kangaskassista

Moomin Characters Ltd is a sponsor of PEN International’s Centenary

PEN International’s press release in English

/ 14 August 2021
Kansainvälisen Valko-Venäjän kulttuuriviikon punavalkoinen logo

Siarhej Budkin: 35 000 shots in 10 months

Shot 1 The border between two countries. A plot of land in the borderland is well ploughed to see whether...

/ 5 July 2021
Turmenistanilais-ruotsalaisen kirjailija Ak Welsaparin kasvokuva

Ak Welsapar: Love in Lilac

A novella The sun rose higher and in the lilac garden everything was painfully familiar. Arslan had only to close...

/ 24 June 2021
Mitta on täysi, tapahtuma-alan mielenilmauksen tiedot. Mielenilmaus eduskuntatalolla torstaina 3.6. klo 12.

Enough is enough

MITTA ON TÄYSI! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! STATEMENT OF THE CULTURE AND EVENT INDUSTRY 3.6.2021 The pandemic has plagued the whole...

/ 3 June 2021
Naisten päivän piirroskuva, jossa erilaisia naisia.

Kolme toivomusta / Tre önskningar / Three wishes

Kolme toivomusta suomeksi Tre önskningar på svenska What would you as a woman wish for on the International Women´s Day?...

/ 8 March 2021
Kiinan lippu

PEN Resolution on China

The Assembly of Delegates of PEN International, on its 86 th annual Congress online, 2 to 6 November 2020; PEN...

/ 15 January 2021
Valko-Venäjän punavalkoinen lippu

Finnish PEN participated in the discussion on the recent situation in Belarus

The vice president of Finnish PEN, Oula Silvennoinen participated the webinar “Human rights and freedom of the media in Belarus”....

/ 14 December 2020
Nasrin Sotoudeh

Finnish PEN calls for the immediate release of our honorary member Nasrin Sotoudeh

Finnish PEN calls for the immediate and unconditional release of writer, human rights lawyer, activist and Finnish PEN honorary member...

/ 8 December 2020
Pilapiirtäjä Kianoush Ramezani seisoo ulkona silmä kiinni taustallaan sininen taivas, jolla on muutamia vaaleita pilviä

Kianoush Ramezani: Freedom after Expression: a new challenge

In 2006, I was invited to give a speech about Muhammad Cartoons and freedom of speech, at the Central European...

/ 24 November 2020