Announcements

Disturbances lecture series: Ideologies of punishment in Finnish prison system

In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor on Sunday November 3th 

Food available 4pm, Lecture 4.30pm

Theme of the lecture is social role of imprisonment and ideologies behind it, and mechanism of power in the prison system.

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The Power of the Precariat - seminar in Helsinki

 

Autonominen opisto, October-November, 2013

The power of the precariat? is a seminar which deals with the struggles and modes of organization of precarious workers. What are central struggles today in the view of the societal change and improvement of human life? And what kind of modes of organization are born in these struggles?

Welcome to newcomers' evening of A-ryhmä! (Helsinki, Finland)

Newcomers' evening of A-ryhmä will take place in Kupoli of Uusi ylioppilastalo (Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor), on friday 4th of October from 6PM. 

We will present activities of A-ryhmä and make plans for the rest of the years. We may also discuss about other topics concerning A-ryhmä and anarchism. Snacks and beverages will be served. 

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Disturbances Lecture Series: Do We Need Schools?

In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor on Sunday October the 20th. Food available 4pm, Lecture 4.30pm

Why schools are even more harmful than prisons? Can there be learning without teaching? Lecture presents criticism of the education system, experiences of an alternative school and its limits, and a few views of what learning could be at best (in anarchist context). Speaker has worked as a teacher in a street school in Mexico, school assistant in Finland and is currently doing research on normality and marginalisation in schools.

Disturbances lecture series: Political prisoners in Russia

In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor on Sunday October the 6th 

Food available 4pm, Lecture 4.30pm

Friedship-, collaboration ja mutual assistance -netwotk (YYA) promotes peaceful cooperation between the people of Russia and Finland supporting revolution in Russia (why not in Finland too?)

Black Petrograd festival in St Petersburg, Russia, on November 2 - 4, 2013

Black Petrograd festival will take place in St Petersburg, Russia, on November 2 - 4, 2013.
The 10th annual anarchist festival will take three full days. This year, the programme will include less lectures and discussions, and more trainings and workshops, as well as presentations of libertarian projects and some interactive games. And naturally a gig by anarchist bands.
Requests, offers and applications to participate are accepted at4petrograd2013@gmail.com

Bicycle rally for Russian political prisoners in Helsinki, Saturday 7th of September 4 PM

We invite everyone who are concerned of political situation in Russia to join us for bicycle rally, which starts from 3 Seppää statue in Mannerheimintie saturday September 7th 4 pm. We will provide flags that you can stick to your bike. But we really appreciate if you bring your own sign or flag for your bike.Same day before the rally we have info about political prisoners in Russia between 13.45-15.45. 

A call for an international campaign against concentration camps in Russia

It is by now obvious that Russia is drowning ever-more deeply within a swamp of fascist dictatorship. Riding the wave of xenophobic hysteria which has flared up prior to the Moscow mayoral elections, a true concentration camp for migrants has been opened. It is being filled through an all-out hunt for ‘non-Europeans’ conducted on the streets of Moscow.

Disturbances lecture series: Building student movements - experiences from the Quebec student strike of 2012

In Helsinki 12th of May, Kupoli of Uusi Ylioppilastalo (Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor). Lecture starts at 6 PM (this time no food will be served).

A special quest from Quebec visiting Helsinki will give a talk about escalation of tacticts/building movements within student politics. Topics of the talk will include endorsing a diversity of tactics, co-optation by electoral politics and more liberal forms of activism, boardening struggles and neighbourhood assemblies and why movements like this have the potential to happen anywhere.

Welcome to Against prison system-festival in Helsinki 8th 9th of June 2013

Short program summary

Saturday 8th of June

-Short introduction and discussion about Prisonless utopia - anarchist solutions to criminality at 5 pm.

-Documentaries at 7 pm.

-Bands starting at 9 pm.

Sunday 9th of June

-Food 3 PM

-Talk Struggle against prisons in Spain 4 PM

-Gig in the evening

More detailed program

Saturday 8th of June

On saturday June 8th in Kupoli, Helsinki University (Mannerheimintie 5b, 7th floor) 

Resistance to the nordic mining boom – action camp in Finnish North Karelia starting the 18th of June 2013

Talvivaara’s nickel-uranium mine has caused the most serious environmental damage in the finnish history in decades. The mine has been continuously polluting the amazing waterscapes of eastern Finland. More and more people and organizations are demanding closing of the mine and the locals can’t use water from several lakes anymore, but it doesn’t seem to have any impact in a country where the finance elite knows that the government is in their service.

Disturbances lecture series: Queerfeminist activism

In Helsinki 26th of May, Kupoli of Uusi Ylioppilastalo (Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor). Food served 3 PM, lecture starts at 4 PM.
Peijakas! is a queer feminist club and collective which has been organizing gender non-conforming clubs and other events in Helsinki for almost four years. The goal of Peijakas! is to provide an enjoyable space
and a great party for queers, feminists and their friends.

Demonstrate for Russian political prisoners in Helsinki 6th of May!

In winter and spring of 2011-2012, biggest protest movement since times of the collapse of the Soviet Union gathered tens and thousands of people to streets of Russia. For a while, movement was tolerated by those in power. But 6th of May 2012, a day in prior to inauguration of Vladimir Putin, authorities moved to crush the movement.

Visit to memorial of red fighters and victims of concentration camps on Mayday in Helsinki

For those who fought on the red side and perished in repressions after the war. 

Gathering at Pohjoinen Stadionintie 9:00 in the morning

In the same time there will be visits to memorials in Haaga and possibly in Malmi (Malmi gathering will be announced later)

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Disturbances lecture series: Muutoksen kevät and radical environmental movement of the 90's

 

In Helsinki 14th of April, Kupoli of Uusi Ylioppilastalo (Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor). Food served 3 PM, lecture starts at 4 PM.
Muutoksen kevät (Spring of change) was "eco-revolutionary" paper, published 1996-2003, which managed to unite themes of several movements of the 90's. Former editor in chief of the paper, Ville Lähde will elaborate on the circumstances of the birth of the paper, and social struggles and themes which it introduced to Finnish discussion. What would be Muutoksen Kevät of today?

Welcome to Libcom 2013 forum

From 9th to 12th of May, Libcom 2013 forum will take place in the Moscow region of Russia. We invite everyone, who agree with principles of anti-authoritarian organizing, equality and decentralization, and who respect opinions of others and who want to change the existing order of things to something better to join.

Goal of the forum is

-Strengthening of connections and enhancement of coordination between activists

-Presentation of working projects, founded on libertarian basis

-Learning tactics from of successful struggles

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