This Thursday I'll be running a workshop around more inclusive strategies for activism at Dasein Coffee Art & Spirits (Σολωμού 12, Εξάρχεια/Solonou 12, Exarcheia). Feel free to come along! (The Facebook event page is here.) Στο εργαστήρι αυτό θα ερευνήσουμε διαφορετικούς τρόπους με τους οποίους μπορούμε να διοργανώνουμε ακτιβιστικά δρώμενα, ανοιχτά, προσβάσιμα, χωρίς αποκλεισμούς. Υπάρχει … Continue reading Opening activism/Συζήτηση και Εργαστήρι Ανοιχτού Ακτιβισμού
Upcoming talk at Bfest
B-Fest, run by the Babylonia media collective, is a three-day event bringing together music and discussions. There are some amazing acts and speakers lined up, and I'm happy to say that I've been invited by the Digital Liberation Network to run a discussion about my work. I'll talk in English, but Greek translation will be … Continue reading Upcoming talk at Bfest
Gifting and research
Here in Athens, I'm starting to get a much better idea of who I need to speak to and where I need to go, in part because I've had some fortuitous introductions from friends-of-friends-of-friends. This aspect of research on social movements is, I think, often under-acknowledged. You can, when doing research, make a more-or-less disinterested … Continue reading Gifting and research
Into the Fire: the Hidden Victims of Austerity in Greece
Into the Fire came out yesterday, and the creators are asking people to embed it and distribute it widely. The documentary looks at the impacts of austerity on migrants in Greece, who are facing not only dire economic circumstances but also widespread racism.