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Unveiling Albanian lands: A Journey of Encounter and Transformation

Edith & Co.: British Travelers in the Albanian Lands with Elizabeth Gowing and Robert Wilton

Join us for a fascinating event at Depaul University! Explore the enduring allure of the Albanian lands through the remarkable stories of adventurers like Lord Byron, Emily Strangford, and Edith Durham from the 19th century. Fast forward a century, and join Elizabeth Gowing and Robert Wilton as they live and work in Kosovo and Albania. Their tales of exploration, connection, and transformation will leave you captivated. Join us on a journey where travelers sought to find, yearned to escape, and left forever changed by their encounters with Albania.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from activists and be inspired to make a difference. Reserve your spot now! Q&A session after the lecture moderated by Dr. Gazmend Kapllani, Chair of the Albanian Studies department. Organizing Committee: Camilla Nameti.

Thursday, October 26, 2023

6:00PM - 9:00 PM CST

Levan Center Room 100

2322 N Kenmore Ave,

Chicago, IL 60614, USA

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About the DePaul Hidai “Eddie” Bregu Lectures

The DePaul Hidai “Eddie” Bregu Lectures in Albanian Studies series brings to the DePaul campus each academic year distinguished artists and scholars of the literature, language, history, thought, and culture of Modern Albania and Southeastern Europe.

About Shoqata Uskana

The Uskana Association is a non-governmental and non-profit organization led by Albanian volunteers living in America who aim to, through various humanitarian and educational activities, build a united community with an Albanian heart, mind and spirit.

Thursday, October 26, 2023
The Hidai “Eddie” Bregu Lectures in Albanian Studies at DePaul University in Chicago
2322 N Kenmore Ave, Chicago, IL, 60614

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