Programme

On Violence

#4: Abolitionismus

Part of “On Violence”

Dialogue

German / English / With German simultaneous translation / With English simultaneous translation / 

“Abolitionism” refers to a theoretical, political and social movement that advocates overcoming state institutions of violence such as prisons and police. Ultimately, the history of violence in modern societies is inextricably linked to the issue of the state’s monopoly on the use of force. In “On Violence #4”, central abolitionist initiatives from Germany come together to talk about the call to dismantle this monopoly on violence, based on the reader “Abolitionism” (Suhrkamp) edited by Vanessa E. Thompson and Daniel Loick: Copwatch_ffm, Abolish Frontex, Women in Exile and Ihr Seid Keine Sicherheit discuss, in the tradition of struggles against the enslavement of Black people, the racist history of state apparatuses of violence and their entanglement with forms of capitalist exploitation and patriarchal oppression.
In preparation for the live discussion, there will be an online lecture with Vanessa E. Thompson and Daniel Loick on 17 November.

Dates

  • Past
    Thu 17.11.2022, 19:00 / HAU4
    Thu 24.11.2022, 19:00 / HAU1 + HAU4
To the event on HAU4
Notes:

17.11.: Online lecture with Vanessa E. Thompson and Daniel Loick / HAU4, adkdw.org
24.11.: Discussion with Armin (copwatch_ffm), Muhammad al-Kashef (Abolish Frontex), Sarah (Women in Exile), Vincent Bababoutilabo (Ihr Seid Keine Sicherheit)
Moderation: Daniel Loick
HAU1, HAU4, adkdw.org

Credits

A cooperation between HAU Hebbel am Ufer and Akademie der Künste der Welt (ADKDW). Supported within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

Location

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Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin

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