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

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Object:Speaker at the Twelfth Congress of the International Alliance of Women (IAW) in Istanbul
Description:A lady is delivering a speech in front of a microphone. She is leaning forward, displaying passionate body language. Her hands are folded and she is holding the end of a ribbon. Three other ladies are sitting to her right, listening attentively. Behind her, in the back row of the representative hall in which this scene is taking place, a woman with glasses is taking notes. She is watched by a smiling young girl standing behind her. Several more women are sitting along the wall to the speaker’s right.
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.3030
https://gams.uni-graz.at/o:siba.3031
Date:1935-04
Location:Istanbul, Sultanahmet
Country:Turkey (contemporary)
Turkey (historical)
Type:Photographic negative
Creator:Giz, Selahattin (probably)
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.: 1/0332C
Editor:Joël László
Permalink:https://gams.uni-graz.at/o:siba.3029