Over the next three years we will be organising three international conferences – one in the UK, one in South Africa and one in India – to reflect the three strands of the project. As a result of the global pandemic, these events will take place online, although they will connect to real-life events and resources in the UK, South Africa and India, where possible.

Pins on Map Locations Connected with Rubber BandsThey will bring together researchers working on PEN, other organisations and free expression around these geographical areas.

They will also feature writers and workshops, as well as representatives from our partner organisation, International PEN.

We are currently in the process of adapting these exciting events to current global conditions – do bear with us and watch this space and our Twitter for updates!