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UNESCO is to lead round table dedicated to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in Paris

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UNESCO is to lead round table dedicated to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in Paris


UNESCO headquarters in Paris are going to organize a round table titled Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn as a writer, a philosopher and a public figure, according to the Year of Literature website.

The meeting will be dedicated to the 100th birth anniversary of the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Literature experts and writers from Russia, Switzerland, France have already confirmed their participation in the event. Famous Russian authors such as Evgeny Vodolazkin and Aleksei Varlamov are going to arrive at the meeting.

President of the Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Russian Charity Fund Natalya Solzhenitsyna will be an honored guest at the meeting. Participants will discuss a role of the writer’s works in the context of the world literature and contribution made by Solzhenitsyn into the Russian cultural heritage abroad.

Note that Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was born in 1918 in Kislovodsk. The 100th anniversary of the legendary Russian writer was included into the list of dates marked under the UNESCO authority.

Various meetings, readings, seminars dedicated to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn will be held all across the world.

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