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Women’s freedom XXIst century. Thoughts and practices beyond all fundamentalisms Programme


Women’s freedom in the 21st century. Thoughts and practices beyond  the fundamentalisms

Dates of the international conference : 20/21/22 october 2017

Roma, Casa Internazionale delle donne, via della Lungara 19 (Trastevere)

Our main goal is to focus in every session the debate and exchange about interpretations, experiences,  resistences and alternatives: a first step that we hope will continue involving more people

20 october: 16-20

   16-17: Registration

17-17,30: Introductions to the International Conference by Francesca Koch, Nicoletta Pirotta, Heidemarie Ambrosch, Ada Donno

   17-19: Presentation by Susan George (20′) A general framework,  followed by questions and comments.

  19-20,30: Presentation of the dossier about feminist movements in North Africa and Middle East  (in the magazine Africas and Orients, 1/2016) by the editors  Anna Vanzan and Renata Pepicelli

21 october 

 9,30-13,30 1st session   coord. Alessandra Mecozzi with Nicoletta Pirotta

Liberté, egalité, fraternité??? alternatives against global inequality

Maria Iautrou (greek activist Salonicco Women’s house), Tania Toffanin (researcher Padova),  Monica Di Sisto (Italia Stop TTIP), Heidemarie Ambrosch (Austria, Transform), Lorena Garron(Marea viola, Spain), Eleonora Forenza (Femministe nove, Italy), Souad Gharbi (Tunisia)

  14,30-20,30 2nd session coord. Imma Barbarossa with Antonia Sani

Crisis of identities; criticism of belongings

Maryam Namazie ( UK/Iran British courts about Sharia, activist); Urszula Kuczynska   (Poland activist); Lema Nazeeh (Palestine, popular nonviolent resistence); Amany Sayyed (University Beirut, Lebanon,); Orna Akad (Israel, writer); Cinzia Sciuto (journalist, Italy) , Anna Maria Rivera (anthropologist, Italy)

Video: Uzak…mi  Distant….( Kobane experience) debate with the director Leyla Toprak (Turkey)

22 october 

  9,30 – 12,30 3rd session  coord. Giuliana Beltrame with Barbara Bonomi Romagnoli

Science and technology are not neutral. Omnipotence or awareness of the limit?

Eleonora Cirant (activist and journalist, Italy); Licia Gallo (activist /campaign Guardiane della Terra); Caterina Botti (La Sapienza University, Italy); Bente Knoll (University of tecnology, Austria); Flavia Zucco (President of the association Women and Science Italy)

13,30 – 15 Conclusions and follow up….