Thu, 13 Jun | Hermsdorf

Summer Camp: Forms of Resistance in Dark Times

LINKE Berlin Internationals Summer Camp
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Summer Camp: Forms of Resistance in Dark Times

Time & Location

13 Jun 2019, 19:00
Hermsdorf, Hermsdorf, Germany

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):


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 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.


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

1pm lunch


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

3.30pm Pause


What can we do to save the environment?

with Rosa Lüben (Fridays for Future)

Venezuela today

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 If you have any questions, you can send a mail to the same address.

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