We’ll be talking about transformative/community justice, gender liberation and & commoning practices with the MST landless farmers movement in Brasil and Free Democratic Womens Movement in Northern Kurdistan (in Southeastern Turkey)
1. Introduction into Transformative and Community Justice
Toward Transformative Justice (5 pages)
1.1 What do we mean by Transformative Justice?
1.2 Why do we need a liberatory approach to violence?
1.3 Why must we work outside of State systems to secure justice?
2. Case: Landless Farmers Movement in Brasil
Women of Via Campesina International Manifest (4 pages)
3. Case: Womens Movement in Kurdistan
Democratic Autonomy in North Kurdistan (PDF): The Council Movement, Gender Liberation, and Ecology – in Practice., A Reconnaissance into Southeastern Turkey, by TATORT Kurdistan
Read the Introductino & Chapter 4: Changing Gender Relations (25 pages)
Dilar Dirik, who speaks about the unnecessary imposition of the nation-state system in favor of the Stateless State and the role women play, on the front lines, and in society.
in other sessions:
- OCTOBER 22: Defining the commons, commoning the definitions
- NOVEMBER 5: Primary Education
- NOVEMBER 19: La Via Campesina: Specificities of Commoning Practices and transnational organising
- DECEMBER 3: Alternative currencies: the Masters Tools
- DECEMBER 17: Urban development and successful commons