Loading Events



February 2016

Sat 20 Feb, 2016 : 10:30 - 11:45

Love, friendship, and radical political change in Palestine

Two ethnographers snoop around and find that Palestinian romances have the capacity to challenge oppressive systems. Couples celebrate a fading Palestinian identity and talk more openly about politics; that gives their unions political meaning.

Sat 20 Feb, 2016 : 13:30 - 14:15

Privacy cafe – protecting online privacy

Privacy cafe is about protecting your privacy online. You will learn how to send encrypted emails and browse anonymous with ToR. Bring your laptop and USB stick! (during lunch)

Sat 20 Feb, 2016 : 14:30 - 15:45

Hambacher Forst & EndeGelände

Which strategies are being employed just over the border in Germany, what are the commonalities, and the differences between the campaign, and how can activists in the Netherlands contribute?

Sat 20 Feb, 2016 : 16:00 - 17:30

Transnational activism

Ak Cologne is part of Beyond Europe. This collective mobilises for transnational action against state and capital. Why do they work at the transnational level, and how do they relate to the local, and organise their activities?

Sat 20 Feb, 2016 : 16:00 - 17:15

Permaculture & feminism

Thoughts on combining permaculture and intersectional feminism

Sat 20 Feb, 2016 : 16:45 - 19:00

Reflections on the rise of the New University movement

Presentation on the Bungehuis and Maagdenhuis occupations in Amsterdam and what happened afterwards, followed by Q&A and reflections from some those involved in the protests.

Sat 20 Feb, 2016 : 17:30 - 19:00

DIY Moon Pads workshop

Period pads made of recycled material, for those persons that do not want keep using "hygienic stuff" of multinationals, or feel the moon cup cup to invasive.

Sun 21 Feb, 2016 : 13:30 - 14:15

Your message in a Demo, dance it high and big!

Only a few hundred bystanders may read the signs and banners you carry in a Demo. But millions more can read them on their TV if you make your text real big. How to make your text big and inspiring: All tricks to do so fast and effective, to counter wind force.

Sun 21 Feb, 2016 : 15:00 - 16:15

Solidarity with Kurdistan

This workshop session discusses the recent developments in Rojava and Bakur, and their respective contexts, and it also addresses ways in which solidarity for Rojava can be organized and realized by Netherlands-based activists.

Sun 21 Feb, 2016 : 15:00 - 16:15

The Tyranny of Structurelessness

No leaders, no hierarchy and equal opportunity to participate for all. Many activist groups choose to organise around these principles, which form the basis of horizontal organising. One of the most important reasons why people choose horizontal models in stead of democratic ones, is that it should prevent a majority taking the decisions over the heads of a (frustrated, marginalised, ignored) minority. The idea is that when there's no hierarchy, every individual has an equal opportunity to voice their opinion,…

Sun 21 Feb, 2016 : 15:00 - 16:15

Organizing a response to sexual assault

Workshop on how to respond to a sexual assault with concepts of restorative justice and community accountability.

February 2018

Fri 9 Feb, 2018 : 20:00 - 23:00

Opening 2.Dh5 Festival 2018

Traditional opening of the festival with music, poetry, a quiz en more.

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 12:00 - 13:15

Alt-Right: Old wine in new bottles?

From the 1960s hippies via 1980s punks to today's Meme Wars, all Western countercultures involved, to some degree, extreme-right actors. This talk will survey a visual cultural history of extreme-right transgression and reflect on cyberlibertarianism as a trailblazer for the contemporary Alt-Right.

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 14:30 - 15:45

Feminisme breekt de Mainstream

Drie jonge, feministische initiatieven vertellen over het hoe en waarom van hun organisatie. Hoe hebben zij hun initiatief opgezet? En waarom? Wat werkt, en wat niet? Op welke manier bereiken ze hun doel? En waarom is het zo broodnodig om een alternatief te hebben voor de witte mannelijke shit die we nomaal te horen en te zien krijgen?

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 14:30 - 15:45

The global economy at a tipping point

Howard Nicolas will speak on the shift in global economic power – the rise of the rest, global business cycles – long and short, recent global economic trends – the China factor, and the elephant in the room - unprecedented global liquidity and debt.

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 14:30 - 15:45

The Anarchist Struggle for the Right to be Different

How to fight increasing repression towards people who are (deemed) mentally different and work towards a more free society through building voluntary solidarity networks of mutual support to avoid and abolish coercive measures.

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 16:00 - 17:45

Manarchists Interrupted

Workshop waar we haantjesgedrag analyseren en oefenen met het doorbreken van het patriarchale superioriteitsgevoel binnen de beweging.

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 18:00 - 19:30

Space for your own initiative: Open Space

This interactive ‘open space’ will provide a space where your own initiative, idea, action plan, or discussion can be set up, so you can find people to join in. In this way we hope that 2.Dh5 will provide a space where concrete initiative will take root, as well as providing a space for people who we couldn’t fit in the rest of the programme.

Sat 10 Feb, 2018 : 20:30 - Sun 11 Feb, 2018 : 01:00


's Avonds verplaatsen we naar de Vondelbunker om bij te komen, te praten en te feesten! Met live-muziek, djs en wellicht ronkende speeches!

Sun 11 Feb, 2018 : 15:30 - 16:45

Radikal Queer Activisms in times of LGBT conservatism

Interactive workshop exploring the (im)possibilities for radikal queer activisms in times where the political LGBTQI agenda is increasingly taken over by right wing groups and multinational corporations.

February 2019

Fri 22 Feb : 20:30

Opening 2.Dh5 Festival 2019 – Power

De aftrap van het 2.Dh5 Festival! Met de traditionele Marretje Arents Quiz, dichters en muziek! (LET OP! Alternatieve locatie: Voormalig Handelsbladcomplex, Paleisstraat, 107, Amsterdam)

Sat 23 Feb : 08:30 - 09:45


Organic vegan breakfast for a donation

Sat 23 Feb : 10:30 - 11:45

Thank you for calling

Why is calling out oppressive behavior in white normative left wing activist spaces so difficult? Why are dominant groups within movement spaces trying to silence marginalized people who call out oppressive behavior? (spoiler: fragility)

Sat 23 Feb : 10:30 - 11:45

The rise of the far-right and fascism today

How can we understand this global rise of the far-right? How can we best understand the project of FvD? How can we build the broad anti-fascist coalition which is needed to counter this threath?

Sat 23 Feb : 10:30 - 11:45

The Organizing Model: A Recipe for Grassroots Movements?

How does the (union) 'organising' model work out in practice? How democratic and self-steering are the organized workers actually? And does it generate lasting movements, or are the celebrated successes only temporary? Workplace and community orgnisers and workers discuss.

Sat 23 Feb : 12:00 - 13:30


Mental gymnastics and finger training! How does a lock work on the inside? En how many years does it take to open a lock without a key, using only self-made equipment? You'll find out and practice it in this workshops!

Sat 23 Feb : 12:00 - 13:30

Constructing narratives for change / Learning from the Zapatistas

Taking the Zapatista uprising as an example Jorge DS explains what we can learn from the their use of narrative and rhetoric in making social change. Jerry Afriyie (Nederland Wordt Beter/KOZP) and Harriet Bergman (Code Rood) will reflect on their own experiences in the Netherlands. Moderator: Merel de Buck

Sat 23 Feb : 13:30 - 14:15


Organic vegan lunch for the cost price

Sat 23 Feb : 14:30 - 16:15

PoC Caucus

Conversation space reserved for people of color; subjects to be decided by the participants themselves.

Sat 23 Feb : 16:30 - 17:45

Fossil Free Culture: Disobedient Art How To

In this workshop, we will explore 'Disobedient Art' -merging art and activism into new forms of resistance- as a strategy to generate affect and effect.

Sat 23 Feb : 16:30 - 17:45

Difficult Solidarity: When The Left Comes To Power

Discussion about how to act as solidarity activists when the left comes to power and claims to need support for their policies. We alos want to have a critical debate on the state of Dutch initiatives for international solidarity.

Sat 23 Feb : 18:00 - 19:00


Organic vegan dinner for the cost price

Sat 23 Feb : 21:00 - Sun 24 Feb : 03:00

Saturday night party: Performances and DJs

In OT301 with: Zea (Eclectic strange-edge monotype), Kanipchen-Fit (Funky Protest Poetry Blues), Trikosis (Anarcho klezmer folk), Dj's: no28/PVSP, Ultramars/NHC, Power vs Power /OT301, Vj: Nuns with Guns / ADM

Sun 24 Feb : 08:30 - 09:45


Organic vegan breakfast for a donation

Sun 24 Feb : 11:30 - 13:00

Ecocide, rights for nature, landscape restoration in Andalusië

The South-East of Spain is under threat of climate change and over-exploitation of natural resources. This talk will focus on how local inhabitants are using landscape restoration and legal struggles to fight back.

Sun 24 Feb : 13:00 - 13:45


Organic vegan lunch for the cost price

Sun 24 Feb : 15:30 - 16:45

Rhythms of Resistance

In this workshop we will teach some drum beats, so you can join any action with a Rhythms band, no matter where it is. Join the groove!

Sun 24 Feb : 15:30 - 16:45

Mad Anarchy: Defending The Right to be Different

We will collectively explore ways to smash another dimension of hierarchy and domination: that between normal and abnormal, or sane and mad.

Sun 24 Feb : 18:00 - 20:00


Organic vegan dinner for the cost price

+ Export Events