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Dangerous acts starring the unstable elements of Belarus

A film by Madeleine Sackler, about the Belarus Free Theatre, an acclaimed group of brave, imaginative and subversive performers. 'Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus' is a daring and entertaining film, and we encourage you to show your support.

Madeleine Sackler
19 March 2014

The film premieres March 20, 2014 at 6:30pm at the Curzon Soho. For tickets go here

 

COVID-19 and the human side of globalisation

Usually, profits come before people. But this year, governments across the world have been forced to shut down their economies and put life first. Why?

Join openDemocracy for a live discussion on what the coronavirus tells us about globalisation, neoliberalism and our shared experience as humanity. Thursday 28 May, 5pm UK time/6pm CET

Speakers

Anthony Barnett Founder of openDemocracy, and author of ‘Out of the Belly of Hell: COVID-19 and the humanisation of globalisation’, which looks at how social movements since 1968 have reshaped the world.

Achille Mbembe Leading post-colonial philosopher who developed the idea of necropolitics: how politics can dictate who lives and who dies.

Thea Riofrancos Author of ‘A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal’ and ‘Resource Radicals: From Petro-Nationalism to Post-Extractivism in Ecuador’. She is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Providence College.

Chair: Réka Kinga Papp Hungarian journalist and editor-in-chief of Eurozine.

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