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May 16, 2015 /// 00:00 – May 17, 2015 /// 00:00
Participation fee: weekend 20€, saturday 15€, sunday 10€The Marxism Festival is the annual meeting place for activists and leftwing politicians in the Netherlands. A weekend full of criticism of the system, political theory and discussions about the most relevant issues of the moment. The discussions this year include the fight over the University of Amsterdam, an upcoming antiracist action and the battle against neoliberalism in Europe.
Speakers: Dyab Abou JahJah – Movement X, Anja Meulenbelt – socialist and feminist, Peter Mertens – PVDA Belgium, Mitchell Esajas – New Urban Collective, Kick-Out Zwarte Piet, Andy Durgan – En Lluita, Catalonia, Dan Hassler-Forest – Rethink UvA, Maureen van der Pligt – SP Amsterdam, Sinan Çankaya – cultural anthropologist, Donya Alinejad – AUC, Rethink UvA, Vicky – griekse activiste, ReInform, Abulkasim al-Jaberi – Back to Palestine, Peyman Jafari – politicoloog UvA, Internationale Socialisten