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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Watch This Space! DFU is back in 2015!

Hi everyone, we will be kicking off our 2015 programme in February. Keep checking back here for updates and info on the conclusion of our feminism and gender series and more info on upcoming series. If you are keen to get involved in the collective, leave a comment here with your email address and we […]

Audio from the first FEMINISM Series event now available!

On 29th October, the DFU hosted Anna-Christie and Di from Rape Crisis Dunedin to talk about what ‘rape culture’ means in contemporary Aotearoa. We have just uploaded the audio from their presentation – available for download or streaming here.

NEXT EVENT in FEMINISM series: 19th November 6pm!

Our next event will be held a week earlier this month. So mark your diaries with 19th November at 6pm (venue TBA). We will be hosting Jenny – teacher and activist – to talk about Jean Devanny – a New Zealand (later lived in Australia) author and agitator for women’s and workers’ rights. It should […]

Feminism and Gender Series kicks off on 29th October!

Our feminism + gender series kicks off next Wednesday 29/10 at 6pm. The venue is the Kokiri Training Centre, 51 MacAndrew Road, South Dunedin. Our first speaker is Anna-Kristy from Rape Crisis Dunedin She will be talking about rape culture in Aotearoa / NZ and what they do at RCD. Join us for an evening […]