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Meeting: Transfer Doğan Özgüden Collection

24 January 2013
IISH, Amsterdam

Official Transfer of the Doğan Özgüden Collection. Doğan Özgüden is a Turkish journalist.

In the 50s and 60s, Doğan Özgüden was a renowned left-wing journalist in Turkey, always fighting for freedom of speech. After the 1971 coup Özgüden and his wife Inci Tugsavul were forced to leave the country. His collection consists of (among other things): correspondence and other documents on on Democratic Resistance of Turkey (1971-73), the press agency Info-Türk (1974-2013), the Workers' Party of Turkey (TIP) (1975-1982), the Union for Democracy in Turkey (DIB) (1978-1982) and other movements and action committees (1971-2013).

More information on Doğan Özgüden on his website.


11.15 - 11.30 Serving coffee and tea

11.30 - 11.40 Welcome by Touraj Atabaki

11.40 - 11.55 Collection and collection development at the IISH by Jaap Kloosterman

11.55 – 12.10 Interviews with Doğan Özgüden by TV Brussels and ROJ-TV

12.10 - 12.30 Doğan Özgüden

12.30 - 13.00 Film of the Coup d’etat 12 March 1971 by Info-Türk

13.00 - 14.00 Lunches

14.00- 14.45 Tour of the IISH

A small exhibition on the coup d'état of 12 March 1971 is on display.