Public program

19 December 2019, 19.00-21.00

KSU X Basic Activist Kitchen: Rojava – Kurdish autonomous region

Image (c) Kritische Studenten Utrecht

On 19 December 2019, Kritische Studenten Utrecht (KSU) and the Basic Activist Kitchen invite you to an evening of information and discussion on the Rojava region and its resistance against fascist oppression.

The event will focus on alternative living practices of the region, centered around self-organization, self-determination and gender equality; and the current situation in the autonomous region, defined by its ongoing struggle against jihadist groups and ethnic cleansing perpetrated by the Turkish state.

Schedule:
19.30 A talk by the Rojava Solidarity Platform NL, as part of a united international campaign of many initiatives showing solidarity through action #RiseUp4Rojava
20.30 A workshop to consider applied practices of alternative living, and the change they can bring to our communities

There will be food to share during the event, as part of the Basic Activist Kitchen.

Speakers:
– Renée In der Maur: Short history of Rojava, ideology and organisational structure within Rojava, personal experiences
– Serda Nehirci, Partizan: What is happening now in Rojava, how does that impact the future of the revolution
– Vera Onipchenko, Revolutionaire Eenheid: examples of international solidarity actions and organisational structures within Europe

Entry: free/donation-based

About 𝗞𝗦𝗨: 
KSU is an open collective committed to a society based on freedom, solidarity and cooperation, where social and economic equality prevails without exploitation. We regularly host discussions, screenings, and other events to provide democratically organized education, delving into alternatives to the current societal norms to bring about changes from within our environment.

Made possible by

Suggestions from the archive

Assembly and Public Forum

Collaboration and Open call

Conversation

16 December 2020, 19.00-21.00

Practicing Tactical Solidarities II: A Roundtable on Mutual Aid, Emergency, and Continuous Care

This locally-focused second edition of Practicing Tactical Solidarities: A Roundtable on Mutual Aid, Emergency, and Continuous Care features artists, organizers, and activists working in Utrecht, many of whom are current BAK Fellows. While addressing changing needs and urgencies in the protracted pandemic reality and its overlapping and related crises, the conversation contends with tactics and lessons in creating mutual aid networks, lasting support systems, and emergency care.

Exhibitionary

16 October, 08.00–29 November, 23.59 2020

Screening Tony Cokes at Stadhuisbrug, Utrecht

As part of exhibition Tony Cokes: To Live as Equals, Cokes’s video work c.my.skull.2. (Evil.13: Alternate Versions) is screened in public space until 29 November 2020! The work is on view in the window of Stadhuisbrug 5 (until Monday 2 November 2020), and in the window of Utrecht City Hall, Stadhuisbrug 1 (until Sunday 29 November 2020).