In Helsinki 12th of May, Kupoli of Uusi Ylioppilastalo (Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor). Lecture starts at 6 PM (this time no food will be served).
A special quest from Quebec visiting Helsinki will give a talk about escalation of tacticts/building movements within student politics. Topics of the talk will include endorsing a diversity of tactics, co-optation by electoral politics and more liberal forms of activism, boardening struggles and neighbourhood assemblies and why movements like this have the potential to happen anywhere.
Disturbances is an open series of lectures and discussions at the crossroads of society, philosophy, history, economy and resistance.
We are already aware that we can not live as before, but we do not know what the future holds. Others are stuck in the past, but we only want to understand it. Even a small disturbance of an initial condition can lead a system into a completely different state.
Our speakers are Finnish and international anti-authoritarian researchers and activists. Events are organized in cooperation with A-ryhmä and AutOp, two student groups of the University of Helsinki. You may also follow lecture online (both real-time and recording) at http://bambuser.com/channel/A-ryhma.
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