Category Archives: 2022-07

Arts of Resistance Festival: cultures against imperialism

Colonialism is not history. To this day, vast amounts of resources and labour-power are transferred each year from the Global South to the Global North. Governments are overthrown, workers exploited and ecosystems destroyed by Western multinational corporations. Throughout history there has been a rich tradition of anti-imperialist resistance in cultural and art movements.” From mass cultural organizations in Indonesia such as Lekra, to revolutionary artists working on Global South unity in Cuba. This festival will honour anti-imperialist resistance art, then and now. Ranging from conscious hip-hop to the art of drawing, from film and panelists to dance and afrobeat, we have a line-up full of organizers and artists that will bring anti-imperialist resistance alive in Amsterdam.


Date: August 27th, 2022

Time: 8 PM-3 AM

Location: Melkweg, Amsterdam


Lectures on reparations by Sandew Hira

On April 22, 2022 Sandew Hira, secretary of the DIN Foundation, gave a lecture at an event of the Simon Bolivar Institute in Venezuela on reparations. In the lecture Hira goes into the struggle for reparations from 11 different traditions. You can download the powerpoint presentation here.

On May 12, 2022, he gave another lecture at the institute about different methods of calculating reparations. You can download the powerpoint presentation here.

Support for Dr Munyaradzi Mushonga appointment as global academic director of DIN

Recently Dr Munyaradzi Mushonga has been appointed by the board of DIN Foundation as the global academic director of DIN. He works at the Centre for Gender and Africa Studies (CGAS) at the University of the Free State (UFS). An article on the website of UFS expains that Dr Mushonga’s tenure at DIN will reinforce the commitment to decolonial education made by the UFS. Read the article here.