How To Start a Revolution
vrijdag 23 maart 2012 - 19:00
How do you start a revolution? How do you make sure it's a succes?Following the film, there will be a debate with activist Jamila Raqib from the Albert Einstein Institution and director Ruaridh Arrow, chaired by Chris Keulemans.
Jamila Raqib is Executive Director of the Albert Einstein Institution, where she has been working closely with Professor Gene Sharp since 2002. She conducts research and assists Sharp in writing new publications. She also maintains contact with opposition groups, handles fundraising and is the media spokesperson for the organisation.
Chris Keulemans is a writer and journalist. He published six books, including the four-fold multimedia publication De Amerikaan die ik nooit geweest ben (The American I Never Was), which consisted of a novel, a website, a DVD and a radio documentary. In 1984, he opened a bookshop and literary venue in Amsterdam called Perdu. He worked as a programme officer for De Balie, also in Amsterdam, and was its managing director from 1995-1999. He also worked on behalf of the Rushdie committee and Press Now, which supports independent media in the Balkans. In the next year, he will be opening the Tolhuistuin, a centre for arts and cultural activities in Amsterdam North which will include a café and restaurant.