Lezing: 200 jaar Bakunin

Dit jaar is het 200 jaar geleden dat Michail Alexandrovitsj Bakoenin werd geboren. Zijn leven zou anders verlopen dan men van een Russisch edelman zou verwachten: over de hele wereld kwam hij bekend te staan als een hartstochtelijk revolutionair en boegbeeld van de anarchistische beweging. In de Eerste Internationale gold hij als de meest prominente anti-autoritaire tegenhanger van Karl Marx. [node:read-more:link]

An Anarchist Squint: What we can learn about Social Change from Anarchism

James Scott is Sterling Professor of Political Science, Director, Agrarian Studies and Professor of Anthropology at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University. He is one of the most famous social scientists at the moment and author of celebrated books like The Moral Economy of the Peasant: Subsistence and Rebellion in Southeast Asia (1976), Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance (1985) and Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed (1997). [node:read-more:link]

Anarchist history in Mexico - A talk

An anarchist comrade from Mexico who is currently doing research at the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam, is so frendly to do a talk about the history of the anarchist movement in Mexico. His talk will start from the text below:

At the beginnings of 1907, in Los Ángeles City, California, in one of her countless reading tours about anarchism and literature, Emma Goldman met some Mexican revolutionaries. They, who edited a small newspaper in that city called Revolución, were very persuasive. [node:read-more:link]