• September 18-20, 2018
  • 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • California Institute of Integral Studies
    Namaste Hall
    1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
Add to Calendar 09/18/2018 7:00 pm 09/20/2018 9:00 pm America/Los_Angeles The Theory & Practice of Democratic Modernity: The Art of Freedom with Havin Guneser The Department of Anthropology and Social Change at the California Institute of Integral Studies presents a three-part seminar with visiting scholar Havin Guneser this Fall Semester 2018. California Institute of Integral Studies
Namaste Hall
1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA
Department of Anthropology and Social Change cyazbek@ciis.edu false MM/DD/YYYY

This event is free and open to the public

Havin Guneser is a lifelong activist with the International Kurdish freedom movement. She is an engineer, journalist, and a women's rights activist who writes and speaks extensively on the topic of revolution in Rojava. She is one of the spokespersons of the International Initiative "Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan - Peace in Kurdistan" and translator of several of Öcalan's books.

Abdullah Öcalan is one of the founders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party(PKK). Since his abduction in 1999, and under severe conditions of isolation at İmralı Island Prison, he has authored more than 10 books, which have revolutionized Kurdish politics. He has written extensively on history, philosophy, and politics, and is regarded as a key figure for a political solution of the Kurdish solution. He has contributed to the discussion on the quest for freedom and has coined the term "democratic confederalism" as a non-state political system. He is also the theorist of democratic civilization and modernity. His writings have been translated into more than 20 languages.

18 of September 2018 - First Seminar

Critique and Self-Critique: The rise of the Kurdish freedom movement from the rubbles of two world wars

19 of September 2018 - Second Seminar

The Rebellion of the Oldest Colony: Jineology - the Science of Women

20 of September 2018 - Third Seminar

Democratic Confederalism and Democratic Nation: Defense of Society Against Societycide

Details:

September 18th, 19th, and 20th 2018
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

California Institute of Integral Studies
Namaste Hall
1453 Mission Street, San Francisco

This event is preseneted in association with PM Press www.pmpress.org

For further details, please contact the department's Program Coordinator cyazbek@ciis.edu

Bay Area Mesopotamia Solidarity Committee is a sponsoring organization of this event.

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