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Power - Amsterdam 2019

Constructing narratives for change / Learning from the Zapatistas

Studio 1 (OT301)

Overtoom 301
Amsterdam

Sprekers

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

How did the Zapatistas turn a local conflict in the south of Mexico into an international struggle for solidarity and even inspire a global movement? Jorge DS argues that they used the power of words as their weapons to shape public opinion. What can we learn from the their use of narrative and rhetoric in making social change? Nederland Wordt Beter/KOZP and Harriet Bergman of Code Rood will reflect on their experiences in the Netherlands. Moderator: Merel de Buck

Extra info

Locatie
Studio 1 (OT301)
Overtoom 301 Amsterdam
Space
Studio 1
Format
Panel discussion
Language
English