Events on decoloniality and islamophobia

In December 2016 across Europe several events will be organized in the decolonial context of the struggle against Islamophobia.

1. United Kingdom – December 3 – Edinburgh

Theme: The environment of hate and the police state

Venue: Augustine United Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL

Time: 10.30-17.00 hr.

Organization: Scotland Against Criminalizing Communities; Islamic Human Rights Commission.

Livestream: www.ihrc.tv

Information: sacc16@sacc.org.uk

Link: http://www.sacc.org.uk/events/2016/islamophobia-conference-2016

2. United Kingdom – December 7 – London

Theme: Book Launch: Hatem Bazian’s ‘Palestine… It is something colonial’

Venue: P21 Gallery (21 Chalton Street, London, NW1 1JD)

Time: 6.45 p.m.

Organization:  Islamic Human Rights Commission.

Supporting organizations:

Muslim Association of Britain
Palestine Internationalist
Friends of Al Aqsa
In Minds
Palestine Alliance Scotland
Ahlebait Society Scotland
Fattah Movement UK
The Palestine Chronicle

Speakers: to be announced shortly

Livestream: www.ihrc.tv

Information: Email ashiya@ihrc.org to confirm your attendance – free refreshments will be provided

Link: http://www.ihrc.org.uk/events/11796-book-launch-hatem-bazians-palestine-it-is-something-colonial

3. United Kingdom – December 10 – London

Theme: How the legal system and the PREVENT / Counter-terrorism regime coalesce to create an environment of hate.

Venue: P21 Gallery, 21 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD

Organization: Islamic Human Rights Commission

Time: 14.00-19.30 hr.

Speakers:

  • Professor Gus John
  • Nisha Kapoor
  • David Miller
  • Arzu Merali
  • Rob Ferguson
  • Ramon Grosfoguel

Livestream: www.ihrc.tv

Information: Ashiya Mendheria, ashiya@ihrc.org, (00 44) 20 8904 4222

Link: http://ihrc.org.uk/events/11774-islamophobia-conference-2016-the-environment-of-hate-and-the-police-state

4. The Netherlands – December 7 – Rotterdam

Theme: Islamophobia in the west (language: Dutch)

Venue: Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50

Time: 18.30-21.30 hr

Organization:

  • v. Iqra
  • Meld Islamofobie
  • Critical Collective
  • Avicenna
  • v. Insan

Speakers:

  • Ibtissam Abaâziz
  • Abulkasim Al-Jaberi
  • Sheher Khan

Livestream: yes

Information: criticalcollective@riseup.net

Link: https://www.eventbrite.nl/e/tickets-islamofobie-in-het-westen-28417022078

5. The Netherlands – December 10 – Rotterdam

Theme: Palestine, … it is something colonial

Venue: Erasmus University Rotterdam, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50

Time: 14.00-17.00 hr.

Organization:

  • Iqra
  • Critical Collective
  • Het Palestijns Huis
  • Studenten voor Rechtvaardigheid in Palestina
  • Back to Palestine
  • Decolonial International Network
  • Amrit Publishers

Speakers:

  • Hatem Bazian
  • Sandew Hira

Livestream: yes

Information: criticalcollective@riseup.net

Link: will follow soon

6. Sweden – December 11 – Gothenborg

Theme: Manufacturing Muslims – Islamophobia and the media

Venue: Lundby Mötesplats, Blackevägen 1, Göteborg

Time: 13.30 – 18.00

Speakers: Hatem Bazian, Salman Sayyid, Asha Bashir, Fatima Doubakil and Sabrin JajaOrganization: Morayma

Information: morayma.swe@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/morayma.swe

7. France – December 18 – Paris

Theme: Islamophobia and xenophobia

Venue: la Bourse du travail de St Denis

Time: 09.00-21.00 hr.

Speakers: Lila Charef (CCIF), Stéphanie Lavignotte (Pasteur), Alain Gresh (Orient XXI), Houssam El Assimi (collectif La chapelle Debout), Geneviève Garrigos (Amnesty International), Jean Courtaudière (prêtre à St Denis et membre du service national des relations avec les Musulmans auprès de la conférence des Evêques de France, Ismahane Chouder (CFPE, PSM), Said Bouamama (FUIQP), Amina Damerdji (doctorante), Philippe Marlière (universitaire), Olivier Besancenot (NPA), Stathis Kouvélakis (universitaire), Marwan Muhammad (CCIF), Omar Slaouti (collectif Ali Ziri), Sihame Assebague (Contre-attaques et camp décolonial), Verveine Angéli -syndicaliste Solidaires), Alcir, Amal Bentounsi (UNPA), Christine Delphy (collectif anti-guerre), Thomas Coutrot (Attac), Pierre Tartakowsky (LDH), Karine Parrot (Gisti), Mathieu Lopes (Survie).

Organization: AFD International, Association des Marcheurs de 1983, Association Marocaine des Droits Humains section Paris/IDF (AMDH-Paris/IDF), Association de Lutte Contre l’Islamophobie et les Racismes, Paris 20 ème (ALCIR), Association des Travailleurs Maghrébins (ATMF), Association Femmes Plurielles, Collectif des féministes pour l’Egalité (CFPE), Bruxelles Panthères, Cedetim, Collectif Contre l’Islamophobie en France (CCIF), Collectif des Enseignant.es pour l’Abrogation de Loi de 2004 (CEAL), Collectif “Ni guerres ni état de guerre”, Contre-Attaque(s), Convergence Citoyenne Ivryenne (CCI), Fondation Frantz Fanon, Front Uni des Immigrations et des Quartiers Populaires (FUIQP), Identité Plurielle, International Jewish Antizionist Network (IJAN), NPA, Mouvement du christianisme social, Participation et Spiritualité Musulmane (PSM), Parti des Indigènes de la République (PIR), Politique et Islam, Reprenons l’Initiative contre les politiques de racialisation (RI),  Union Juive Française pour la Paix (UJFP)

Information: contreislamophobie2016@gmail.com

Link: http://contre-attaques.org/l-oeil-de/article/islamophobie-357

8. Belgium

Theme: Islamophobia becomes radical, the resistance becomes organized

Venue: Pianofabriek – 35, rue du Fort – Sint Gillis

Time: 13.30 – 19.00

Organization:

AFD International Belgique
Antidote Editions,
Azira’s Way
Bruxelles Panthères,
COEC, Cellule d’Observation et d’Ecoute Citoyenne,
Collectif de recherche « Migrations et Luttes Sociales »
Comité Free Ali,
Comité des parents contre les violences policières à Molenbeek-St-Jean.
Dafayow
ESG asbl, Engagés, Solidaires & Généreux.
Joc BRUXELLES
L’Encre Des Voilées
Le Space
Les Editions du souffle
Les Jeunes Anticapitalistes
LCR – SAP
Lumumba Library
Mouvement Citoyen Palestine
Muslim Rights
Nouvelle Voie Anticoloniale
Présences Noires
Prisoner’s Family & Friends Association
Radio Rive West
System_D
Together For Dignity

Speakers: Nadine Rosa-Rosso, Tariq Ramadan, Malika Hamidi, Fayçal Cheffou, Mehdi Meftah

Information: 0476/84.19.69

Link: https://bruxelles-panthere.thefreecat.org/?p=3075

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