List of Topics for Sunday Meetings
- Violence, Pacifism, and beyond non-violence?
- Neutrality of technology
- Alternatives to Capitalism? Problematizing Anarchy, socialisms
- Radical education/libertarian education/pedagogy of the oppressed/alternatives!
- Social History: the transition to capitalism
- "Action Research": using academia to create social change?
- Social History: the witch hunt
- "Health for All Now!": Reclaiming the Human Right to Health as tool for radical social change
- Innovative communication/teaching/sharing practice of knowledge and experience (from participative sessions to "new" technology, stepping outside the 2hour class slot framework, using theatre, removing the teacher-student power relationship
- Nuclear Waste Management: The UK's options (noel)
- ParEcon - participatory economics; an overview of an economic model designed with people, not profit, in mind. What does it entail? How would it work? Can we make it a reality? Would we want to if we could? (Matt - mid-february would be good for me.)
List for Workshops
- Vegan cooking (could we combine this with some sort of event - food not bombs, vegan info stall, food for next knowledge lab,etc?)
- Privacy in electronic communication (GPG) (Ingmar) - done at 2nd knowledgelab
- Sexual Health? (a men's health workshop?)
- Tree-protesting, practical skills (Noel)
- Preparation Session for Visiting Professor Scheme (Martin, Ingmar)
- UNIX/LINUX shell scripting
- Linux Web hosting
- Support group "anonymous capitalists"
UNIVERSITY STREAM: Suggestions for Summer 2006
WORKSHOP "qualitative data analysis: interviews"
furness b32 (IEPPP PG-room): to practice analysis of qualitative data (based on a transcription of ingmar of some interviews with env'tal science/engineering "experts"). if someone wants the transcribed interviews beforehand, send an email to Ingmar.
Questions: HOW THE KNOWLEDGE LAB WENT, AND WHERE TO GO FROM HERE
WORKSHOP "Action and Thought Against War in Iran"in connection with the cinematograph
- Background information on Iran
Plans for 2007
I am thinking of Tuesday/Wednesday events on topics like:
Wednesdays: The Anarchist Stream
- History, philosopohy and theory of Anarchism
- What kind of revolution do we need?