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JINEOLOGY – RADICAL THINKING AND BUILDING FROM THE WOMEN’S PERSPECTIVE”

 28 February 2014 – Friday

15:00 – 15:15               Presentation of the Program

15:15 – 15:30               Opening Speech in the name of the organizer                                               Münevver Azizoğlu Bazan – Chairwoman of CENI Kurdish Woman for Peace

15:30 – 16:00               Short Messages

16:00 – 16:15                Cinevision

16:15 – 16:45                 Coffee Break

16:45 – 17:45                  A short concert by Kurdish women musicians Dengê Xwezayê            (en: Sound of Nature)

 01.03.2014      Saturday

Session I:         Distorted History – Distortion of Identities

Moderator:       Ellen Jaedicke

 10:00 – 10:30 The Revolution Which Made Us Human or The Revolutionary Sex                      Dr. Camilla Power (University of East London)

10:30 – 10:45 From the Neolithic to the city-state of Sumer* The Re-Construction of Women – Tracking the trail of the apple seed                                                                                        Gunnel Christine Hinrichsen- instructor for Research on Matriarchy and women’s activist

10:45 – 11:00 Interpretation of HIStory to find OURstory                                                                 Songül Ömürcan – Kurdish Women’s Rights Activist

11:00 – 11:30 Discussions for Sessions I

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee and Cakes

Session II: Epistemology of Science – The Construction of a Science that Leaves Women Out of Life

Moderator             Heike Geisweid

12:00 – 12:15         Commonalities of Mythology, Religion, Philosophy and Science Patriarchy the Common Denominator                                                                                                                           Assistant Professor Nazan Üstündağ – Sociologist and Lecturer at University of Boğaziçi

12:15 – 12:30        The Role of Positivism and Enlightenment in the Renewed* Occupation and Colonization of women                                                                                                                                Maria Hagberg- professional social worker, women’s activist, writer and debateur

12:30 – 12:45     A continuous State of War : Capitalism is Anti-Society and anti-Women           Grace Pampiri Bothman MP and Member of Central Committee of South African Communist Party

12:45 – 13:00   Communal Economy – Social Ecology – A Myth or the Way Ahead?            Iraide Lejarreta – SORTU (party from basque country)

13:00 – 13:15           The Theoretical Vision of the Kurdish Women Movement against Patriarchy and Patriarchal Capitalism                                                                                                         Songül Karabulut – Co-Chairwoman of the Congress of Democratic Kurdish Community in Europe KCD-E

 13:15 – 14:15              Lunch

 14:15 – 14:45             Discussions on Session II

Session III:                Feminism – The Rebellion of the Earliest Colony

Moderator:                Susanne Rößling

14:45 – 15:00             Radical and Critical Feminism: A Feminist Epistemology                                Dr. Muriel Gonzales Athenas – Lecturer at Köln University and activist of the feminist- antiracist movement

15:00 – 15:15             Where is Feminism Headed to: Critique and New Quests                            Ayşe Düzkan – Journalist, revolutionary Feminist and Anarcho-Communist, Turkey

 15:15 – 15:30             Our heritage and Building Our Future                                                                 Ann-Kristin Kowarsch-  Woman’s Rights Activist and Journalist

15:30 – 16:00            Coffee and Cakes

 16:00 – 16:30           Discussions for Session III

02.03.2014 Sunday

 Session IV:

A) Jineology: The Re-Construction of the Sciences and Towards a Communal and Free Life

Moderator:          Sandra Kreil

10:00 – 10:15        Why Jineology?                                                                                                                      Gönül Kaya – International Representation of the Kurdish Woman’s Movement

10:15 – 10:30       The Specifics of a New Methodology                                                                                Rojda Yildirim – Writer, Journalist, Democratic Alevi Federation Representative

10:30– 10:45            The Instruments and Means of Implementing Jineology                                      Havin Guneser – International Initiative ‚Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan – Peace in Kurdistan‘

 10:45 – 11:30         Discussion

11:30 – 12:00          Coffee and Cakes

B)   Experiences of Women’s Movements

Moderator            Sozdar Sevîm

12:00 – 12:45       Practices by the Women’s Movement in Kurdistan

a) Introduction to Jineology – Cinevision

b) Experiences from Rojava Kurdistan                                                                                                          Ilham Ahmad- Kurdish High Council and Margaret Owen- lawyer and human rights acitivst

c) Experiences from North- Kurdistan                                                                                                          Zarife Karasungur –  Democratic Free Women’s Movement DÖKH and BDP

12:45 – 13:00    Experiences of GABRIELA – Philippines Women Movement                              Consie Lozano – Member in the Women’s Committee from GABRIELA to support women and children

13:00 – 13:15     Experiences from Catalonian Women’s Movement  GATAMAULA                   Marta Jorba and Maria Rodó de Zárate from GATAMAULA

13:15 – 14:15      Presentation by the Feminist Self-Defence Group

14:15 – 15:15 Lunch

15:15 – 15:45     Discussions on Session IV

15:45 – 15:55      Closing Remarks

15:55 – 16:30      Kurdish Women’s Folk Dance Group

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