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Konferenz: We want our world back!

10.-12.4.2020, Hamburg

Von der kurdischen Bewegung initiiert wird über Ostern dieses Jahres zum vierten Mal eine Konferenz zur Demokratischen Moderne organisiert. Hier das vorläufige Programm auf Englisch.

We want our world back!
Resist, Reclaim and Rebuild
Do Autonomous Education and Organize

10 April 2020, Friday
Registration 8:00 – 10:00 am
Opening Performance: 10:00 – 10:30 am
Welcoming speeches and messages: 10:30 – 11:30 am
Lunch 12:00 – 13:30
Capitalist Modernity – The Multicide Regime
Session I: 13:30 – 16:00 ECOCIDE
Can the collapse of our eco system taken separately from capitalism and its city, class and nationstate?
1. Where are we headed?
2. Middle East/Mezopotamia
3. Amazones – Brazil
4. Africa
5. India
6. Europe
16:00 – 17:00 Discussions
17:00 – 17:45 Break
Session II: 18:00 – 20:00 The Multicide Regime
1. Societycide
2. Feminicide
3. Epistemicide

11 April 2020, Saturday
Resist, Reclaim and Rebuild
Session III: 09:30 – Resistance and Change Begins in Art
1. Can Arts be the most effective Self-Defense tool? Decline of Culture promoted by the
modern gladiator fights. Arts Tamed by Money. Artful use of words and media must expose
the lies this capitalist system is built upon.
2. Film commune Rojava – resistance and the moment where change begins
3. Street art in Europe
4. Music in America
Session IV: Science, Education/Perwerde
1. The fundamental places of research can not be the official institutions of the civilization and
modernity such as universities. There is a need for a structural revolution of the social
2. What is education and its purpose? How has it developed through time and used against the
society? Societal education revolution-, what are its contents, shape and tools
3. Jineoloji and Sociology of freedom in perwerde
4. Mezopotamian Academy – on the need and how to move towards a World Culture and
Academies Confederation?
Building freedom as a way of living (Work-Shops)
Evening program: Music

12 April 2020, Sunday
We want our world back – and here is how!
Session V: Organize to resist, reclaim and rebuild
1. Xwebun – the struggle to stay on one’s own land, how to organize etc
2. Vanguard of the revolution or Guides/Rebers – to fend off all forms patriarchy while society
recollects itself? Issue of leadership|| past problems such as leadership in real socialism,
national liberation movements and new approaches. What is the problem with not being
3. How to organize bottom up – democratic confederalism as the antidote of societycide –
Session VI: Call to bottom up World Democratic Confederalism
How will we jointly implement what we are saying: The upheavals of our times not only result in
much pain, violence and the removal of millions of people from their land but also give us a chance
to weave our own way of live. What are the parameters of what we are proposing? We know so
much more than we ever did of our past, present and future. How possible is it to network within
each of these parameters? The understanding of solidarity must change but how can we achieve the
unity of efforts, of struggles, of doings, of creating, and of weaving them together.
1. The world democratic nation’s democratic confederalism – a woman from us to represent
both the mixed and women’s movement and ideas
2. The Zapatista’s call
3. Latin America
4. Women’s movement
5. Afghanistan/India
Closing Speech