[spectre] PRISONERS OF DISSENT: Locked Up For Exposing Crimes - May 12 Berlin
tbazz at disruptiv.biz
Thu Apr 27 11:51:12 CEST 2017
we would like to inform you about our 11th conference "Prisoners of
Dissent: Locked Up For Exposing Crimes", which will take place on May
12, 2017 in Berlin at Grüner Salon of Volksbühne.
The next event of the Disruption Network Lab will celebrate the upcoming
freedom of Chelsea Manning and launch the new book by CIA anti-torture
whistleblower John Kiriakou: "Doing Time Like a Spy: How the CIA Taught
Me to Survive and Thrive in Prison", to be released May 3, 2017
(published by Rare Bird Books).
Invited speakers are John Kiriakou (CIA anti-torture whistleblower,
USA); Annie Machon (former MI5 intelligence officer, UK/BE);
Falter (Chair Whistleblower Netzwerk e.V., DE); Magnus Ag (Senior
Programm Officer, Freemuse, DK/DE); Silvanos Mudzvova (Artist Protection
Fund Fellow in residency at The University of Manchester, ZWE/UK).
During the event, whistleblowers and truth-tellers persecuted for
blowing the whistle, critical thinkers and activists meet to discuss
countermeasures to detention and repression. More info are here:
The event is funded by the Reva & David Logan Foundation, Rosa Luxemburg
Stiftung and the Open Society Initiative for Europe, part of Open
Society Foundations. In cooperation with the Whistleblower Netzwerk e.V.
and the Chelsea Manning Initiative Berlin. In collaboration with: Wau
Holland Stiftung, The Artist Protection Fund (APF), Alexander von
Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and the Resistance
Study Initiative, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA.
Media partners: ExBerliner; Furtherfield. The event is in English.
I hope to see many of you there! This time it is possible to buy tickets
in advance at the Grüner Salon's website (seats are limited):
All the best,
Tatiana Bazzichelli // Artistic Director
Twitter: @disruptberlin // @t_bazz
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