Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Nationalism and antifa movements in ex-Soviet countries

Infoshop event: Nationalism and antifa movements in ex-Soviet countries.
Case studies: Russia and Ukraine

How safe is it for a person of a non-Caucasian appearance to walk in the streets of Moscow? Will you be sure that you can get home safe after a concert of a band propagating anti-racism and anti-fascism in Kiev? Did you know that in 2009 more than 60 people were killed and more than 250 people were injured due to racism based violence? Did you know what unites Ukrainian and Russian nationalists that used to hate each other after the collapse of the USSR?

We will tr to find answers to these questions during the event. We will watch short videos illustrating current struggle between nationalist and
antifascist activists in Russia and Ukraine, and afterwards I will provide the discourse of these movements in both countries. The discussion will

Thursday, 1 April, 19-30, Tuzrakter, Infoshop (follow the pointers).

No comments:

Post a Comment