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Speaker and representatives at the Twelfth Congress of the International Alliance of Women (IAW) in Istanbul

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Object:Speaker and representatives at the Twelfth Congress of the International Alliance of Women (IAW) in Istanbul
Description:A woman is standing on a podium delivering a speech, reading from a sheet in her hands. Below her, conference representatives in diverse national and regional costume are seated, all of them female except for one man.
Comment:The photograph was taken in the context of the Twelfth Congress of the International Alliance of Women for Suffrage and Equal Citizenship (IAW), which took place in Yıldız Palace in Istanbul from 18 to 25 April 1935. More than two hundred delegates from over thirty countries attended the congress.
Series:https://gams.uni-graz.at/o:siba.3028
https://gams.uni-graz.at/o:siba.3029
https://gams.uni-graz.at/o:siba.3031
Date:1935-04
Location:Istanbul, Sultanahmet
Country:Turkey (contemporary)
Turkey (historical)
Type:Photographic negative
Creator:Görgüç, Namık or Giz, Selahattin
Keywords:560 Social Stratification > 562 Gender Status
640 State > 648 International Relations
660 Political Behavior > 668 Political Movements
Bibliography:Uluslararası 12nci Kadın Kongresinden intıbalar. Cumhuriyet, 19 April 1935. – Cf. Kathryn Libal, Staging Turkish Women's Emancipation, Istanbul, 1935, in: Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2008), Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 31-52.
Copyright:Yapı Kredi bank
Archive:Yapı Kredi tarih arşivi, Istanbul (Collection Selahattin Giz), Inv. No.: 1/0333B
Editor:Joël László
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