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A Pioneer for Her Time: Musine Kokalari

Dr Agata Fijalkowski

I am on a mission to revive the story of a little known Albanian writer and political dissident.

In 2012, when I first began my research in Tirana on the Enver Hoxha dictatorship and the way in which Albania is examining its dictatorial past, I was confronted time and time again by image above, in films and exhibits. (Taken from International PEN. Musine Kokalari at the 1946 Trial.)

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