The 2008 Dublin anarchist bookfair
The 2008 Dublin anarchist bookfair will take place Sat 15th March at Club
na Múinteorí (the Teachers Club), 36 Parnell square.
Anarchist Bookfair in the Teachers Club - no. 36 Parnell Square.
The preceding night there will be an informal gathering in the same venue.
On the day itself in the main hall we will be having bookstalls and
information stalls covering a range of active campaigns and revolutionary
Anarchist Federation UK,
Anarchists Against the Wall,
Anti War Ireland,
Cork Autonomous Zone,
HOPI - Hands Off the People of Iran
Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign,
Irish Socialist Network,
Latin American Solidarity Centre,
Projectile( Newcastle Anarchist film festival),
Residents Against Racism,
Revolutionary Anarcha Feminist Group,
Seomra Sproai Social Centre,
Running concurrently throughout the day will be a range of discussions and
talks covering many major issues which are of concern to us.
The Health Service in Ireland is tackled and we have a health professional
give their opinion on the war being waged in there.
War, where next and how can it be stopped.
Climate Change - can this be dealt with in our free market world.
Palestine - what can be done by people here.
Social centres, how can they be developed and what are the practical very
real obstacles that need to be overcome.
Feminism and Class
An introduction to Anarchism
And the struggle for true choice in 21st Century Ireland, are also
scheduled talks due to take place.
Also we have a guest speaker from Manchester talking about the very real
life experience how communities can organise to resist police brutality - a
pertinent issue in Dublin as Larry Wheelock will relate.
The timetable below is not finalized and will be subject to change as we
confirm more speakers for the talks.
The evening itself will end with a social occasion in the city, where
music, food, and I'm sure discussion will rage into the night. Please come
along and make this bookfair as successful as its predecessors. You never know
this Saturday in March might just change your life!
12:00 - 1:15pm
"Incompetence or Sabotage? - the government and public health"
Speakers:Dr. Ciara McMeel, a GP in Dublin's North
Alan Morkan, Workers Solidarity Movement
|Room A||Room B||Room C|
|1.30-2.20pm||The State Bites Back
The story of how the State threatened Pavee Point for standing up for Roma
people last summer and how this is nothing new
|Not Bush, not the Mullahs
Working class solidarity & Iran
|2:45 - 3:45pm||Climate Change
How can it be stopped?
Booklaunch hosted by AK Press
|No Gods, No Masters
A basic introduction to anarchist ideas and the politics of the Workers
|4:00 - 5:00pm||Solidarity in Action
Palestine: What effective action can grassroots activists take here?
|Developing Autonomous Spaces
The politics and practicalities
|Feminism and Class
|5:15 - 6:15pm||Making Cops accountable
What Communities can do to organaise resistance!
|Organising the Unorganised
Trade union organisation in 2008
|Our Bodies, Our Choices
Organising the fight for abortion rights in Ireland
Irish Anarchist Bookfair 2006