Summer Camp: Forms of Resistance in Dark Times
Time & Location
About the Event
Once a year, the LINKE Berlin Internationals organises a week-end in the countryside to have fun, and to plan our coming year.
We now have a provisional programme (more info below):
SATURDAY, 8 JUNE
1.30pm – travel from central Berlin. Meet at Alexanderplatz, U8 Northbound platform at the front of the train.
2.30pm – Getting to know each other
3pm – Who are die LINKE Berlin Internationals and why should it matter? with Julia Damphouse and Nathan French
4pm – Europe after the elections with Claudia Haydt (LINKE election candidate, Informationsstelle Militarisierung)
5pm – free time to walk, swim and drink
7pm – Cooking together and food
8.30pm – Unteilbar and the fight against racism with Corinna Genschel (responsible for die LINKE and social movements)
9.30pm – Culture programme – films (including Battle of Algiers)
SUNDAY. 9 JUNE
Sunday will mainly consist of parallel workshops. In each case, there will be an hour long workshop, followed by half an hour in the full group saying what we’ve discussed in each workshops and what the practical consequences are for what we do.
After breakfast at 9pm, here’s our suggestion for the Sunday programme. We may change the order of some of the Workshops depending on speaker availability.
10am WORKSHOP 1
What can we do about gentrification?
with Thom McGath (Deutsche Wohnen & Co enteignen)
Discussing Palestine in Germany
with Mazyar Rahmani
The international fight for reproductive rights
with Hanna Grzeskiewicz
11.30 am: Pause
12 noon: Short introduction of 4 campaigns / topics of interest
2pm WORKSHOP 2
The fight for Refugee rights
Speaker to be announced
Sudan and Algeria: a new Arab Spring?
with speaker from Sudan Uprising (invited)
Bolsonaro, Militarisation and Violence against women
with Kristina Hinz
4pm WORKSHOP 3
What can we do to save the environment?
with Rosa Lüben (Fridays for Future)
with Aquarela Padilla (Venezuelan activist)
This workshop will be in Spanish with translation
Fake news and Digital Activism
with Yonatan Miller
5.30pm Clean up
We should be ok to go back together at 6pm or thereabouts
Registration is free (including overnight accommodation on Saturday night) but we would appreciate a €10 donation to cover food costs. To guarantee a bed, please register at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, you can send a mail to the same address.