Nedim GürselAuthor, Director of Research, CNRS | Turkey Speaker
Nedim Gürsel is the author of around thirty papers, novels and essays, first published in Turkey, which have been translated into numerous languages. The winner of various prizes, in 2004 he was knighted for his work in the field of literature and the arts. His novel The Conqueror confirmed his status as a Turkish author of international repute. Today, he is the director of research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and head of teaching at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales in Paris. His latest novel, The Red Angel, was recently published by Seuil and has already been awarded the Balkanika prize for international literature.