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I KNOW THE “WHAT” BUT NOT THE “HOW”: A talk by Marian Hobbs

I KNOW THE “WHAT” BUT NOT THE “HOW”: A talk by Marian Hobbs

The next speaker in our Another World Is Possible series is Marian Hobbs. Marian was a Labour MP between 1996 and 2008. She is a passionate campaigner for nuclear disarmament and helped establish the Chippenham Commune. “The talk will be a quick trip through my varied experiences in searching for the HOW. They include setting […]

OCCUPY! RESIST! PRODUCE! Screening

OCCUPY! RESIST! PRODUCE! Screening

It was a great time last night checking out Dario Azzellini’s film Occupy Resist Produce about the RiMaflow factory. Missed the movie? Never fear – you can watch it on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyhVdoK1g10 There’s also more info about the RiMaflow factory on their website here: http://www.rimaflow.it/ Thanks for coming along and we look forward to hosting […]

26/8: OCCUPY RESIST PRODUCE: RiMAFLOW a film screening on the occupation of MaFlow factory

26/8: OCCUPY RESIST PRODUCE: RiMAFLOW a film screening on the occupation of MaFlow factory

Join us for a film screening Rimaflow Occupy Resist Produce. RSVP here: A Film by Dario Azzellini and Oliver Ressler The Maflow plant in Trezzano sul Naviglio, located on the industrial periphery of Milan, was part of the Italian transnational car parts producer Maflow, one of the most important manufacturers of air conditioning tubes worldwide. […]

JOE LLEWELLYN audio now online!

JOE LLEWELLYN audio now online!

Click through to hear Joe Llewellyn’s talk on non-violence and anarcho-pacifism Note: there is a small glitch where the recorded played up about 30 mins in – my apologies! http://www.mediafire.com/listen/exwci4hakz4w5ex/joe_llewellyn.mp3

GET SMART! The People’s Review of the Intelligence Agencies

GET SMART! The People’s Review of the Intelligence Agencies

A special event hosted by the DUNEDIN FREE UNIVERSITY Where: Dunedin Civic Centre / Fringe Space / enter on George Street When: 11/08 6pm The Government’s review of the intelligence agencies is widely seen as hobbled before it even begins, but it does provide us with the impetus to review the intelligence agencies ourselves. Come […]

29/7 Creating a nonviolent world – Anarcho-Pacifism and the development of nonviolent space / a talk by Joe Llewellyn

29/7 Creating a nonviolent world – Anarcho-Pacifism and the development of nonviolent space / a talk by Joe Llewellyn

We kick off our new series Another World is Possible with a presentation by Joe Llewellyn on ‘Anarcho-Pacifism’. Joe is studying at the University of Otago’s Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and is involved in the Dunedin Organisation for Global Nonviolent Action. This talk will have two parts: Firstly, I will discuss anarcho-pacifism, what […]

NEW VENUE: Lower Level of Dunedin Civic Centre

We are kicking off the next series Another World is Possible at a new venue! Dunedin Fringe have generously offered to host our monthly events at their space on the lower level of the Civic Centre on George Street. It’s the shop front where you might have noticed Fringe Fest and Film Fest installations in […]

27/5 SCREAMING QUEENS: THE RIOT AT COMPTON’S CAFETERIA screening

27/5 SCREAMING QUEENS: THE RIOT AT COMPTON’S CAFETERIA screening

This month we wrap up the feminism and gender series with a film screening and discussion. The film is Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria (dir. Susan Stryker 2005). It looks at a key moment in the history of Queer and trans* activism in the USA – a fightback by a group of transgendered […]

AMIRA HASS audio now online!

AMIRA HASS audio now online!

Hi everyone! Did you miss the Amira Hass lecture last week? Never fear, we recorded it and you listen to it / download it here http://www.mediafire.com/listen/f6jytvntbwyaph8/amira_hass.mp3 Let us know what you think! Rosie

AMIRA HASS visits Dunedin

AMIRA HASS visits Dunedin

Israeli journalist Amira Hass visits Dunedin by Fiona Bowker When Amira Hass started writing about Palestinian people, she thought her words would encourage Israeli people to “wake up – and do something”. But, she says, she was quickly disappointed. Haas was speaking to a capacity audience at Otago University in Dunedin, as a guest of […]