Solidarity event with Rojava in Lisboa
The Solidarity Platform with the Peoples of Kurdistan will organise an event tomorrow in Lisboa called “The Philosophy Behind Rojava”. Speakers are: Nazan Üstündağ, Havin Guneser and Andrej Grubačić.
The Solidarity Platform with the Peoples of Kurdistan will organise an event Nazan Üstündağ, Havin Guneser and Andrej Grubačić, followed by a benefit dinner tomorrow, Saturday 25 June at 5 pm on RDA69 Regueirão of Angels 69 Lisbon.
The organisers said: “In Rojava (Northern Syria Democratic Federation), a revolutionary project has been ongoing since 2011. This project of a horizontal democratic system, with an ecological and feminist emphasis, is based on a vision of a democratic nation, a multi-ethnic federation without nationalism. Other concepts like women's liberation, direct democracy, and social ecology are equally key to this project.
The Kurdish political project has a philosophical base that has been developing over four decades. It emerges as a democratic response to the continued repression and invisibility of Middle East states and governments. The Kurdish alternative is the project of Democratic Federalism, a democratic federation without a state. This seminar intends to be a dialogue with the ideas and experiences of the Kurdish Movement. Let's focus on Democratic Federalism and alternatives to the capitalist political model run by the state. We will discuss the paradigm of women's liberation as well as other concepts central to radical Kurdish thought, including the ecological and communal economy, municipalism and self-defense.”
The presentation will be in English.