Disturbances lecture series: An opening that became a closure

In Helsinki 17th of February, Kupoli of New Student house,  Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor, 2 PM

Mathias Wåg will lecture about autonomous movements in Sweden in late 1980's and 1990's and first years of 00's - from 1980's of house occupations, anti-aparthaed campaign and emergence to 90's Anti-Fascist Action, until 2001's Gothenburg riots that profoundly shook the folkhemmet. How explosion of anarchist militancy during era of the falling iron curtain turned into a disappointment under the 1990's economic crisis? How Gothenburg experience transformed the Swedish autonomous movement? What can be learned from the cycles of struggle of the past?

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.

Event will be organised in Kupoli of New Student House, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor, from 2PM. You may also follow lecture online (both real-time and recording) at http://bambuser.com/channel/A-ryhma.

Our program is created by the participants themselves, if you want to join or simply get in contact, write a-ryhma@riseup.net.


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