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Meet Elif Shafak

23 May 2017 18.00

Elif Shafak is one of Turkey’s most renowned writers and speakers. She lives both in Istanbul and in London, and writes in Turkish and English. She is an active political commentator, both in Turkey and internationally.

Elif Shafak is one of the keynote speakers at Oslo Freedom Forum this year. The evening before she goes on the stage of the Oslo Nye Theater, you can meet her here at the Nobel Peace Center Tuesday 23 May at 18.00.

She has received several prizes for her work, and has been published in newspapers like the New York Times, The Economist and The Guardian. When President Erdogan won the plebiscite last month, she called it “the end of parliamentary democracy in Turkey”.

We meet her in conversation with Morten Myksvoll, editior of

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