Tuesday, May 21, 2013

This weekend: Montreal Anarchist Bookfair!

Montreal Anarchist Bookfair
Two days: Saturday, May 25 & Sunday, May 26
10am to 5pm on both days
Closest metro: Lionel-Groulx

The book fair takes place in two buildings in Parc Vinet: Centre Culturel Georges-Vanier (CCGV), 2450 Rue Workman and Centre d'education popular de la Petite-Bourgogne et de St-Henri (CEDA), 2515 rue Delisle. The event is free and open to all. For anarchists, and people curious about anarchism. 

Saturday, May 25

  • Building a Solidarity City: The practice of anarchism in Montreal (EN/FR) – Solidarity Across Borders
  • An Anarchist Working for the State: Trojan Horse? (FR) – David Gagnon
  • Autonomous Archiving: History in Our Hands (EN)
 – Interference Archive
  • Women and Anti-fascism (FR) - Montreal Sisterhood


  • No Borders, No Nations, Smash White Supremacy! APOC struggles in North America (EN/FR) – No One Is Illegal-Montreal
  • “We Are Ungovernable” – A Book About Contemporary Anarchism in Quebec (FR)
  • All writers of anarchist fiction – meet the Anarchist Writers Bloc (FR/EN)
  • No System but the Ecosystem: Earth First! and Anarchism
(EN) – Toby V. Potter


  • Anarchist People of Colour (APOC) Caucus: Take Care of Each Other So We Can Be Dangerous Together (EN/FR)
  • Direct Democracy: A Project by and for White Men? (FR)
 – Myriam & Camille from the Union des communistes libertaires 
  • Notre Dame des Landes Airport (Nantes) in France: useless, costly, anti-ecological and anti-social (FR) – No Pasaran 
  • Strategies for Solidarity with Women Prisoners (EN) – Gully Good, Kelly Rose Pflug-Back and Claudia Medina

Sunday, May 26
  • Women, Prisons, and the State (FR) – Clara & Josée
  • Anarchy After Fukushima (EN) – Ayumi Hirai, Yoko K, Sabu Kohso & Norihito Nakata
  • Don’t Leave Your Friends Behind (EN) – Vikki Law & China Martens
  • “We don’t give a fuck”: An alternative history of the spring 2012 uprising in Quebec (FR) Collectif de débrayage
  • RASTA: The Anarchism of the Poor? (FR) – Hélène Lee
  • Decolonization, anarchism, and addressing violence against Indigenous Women (EN) Candice Cascanette
  • Parents and Caregivers Caucus (EN/FR)
  • Anarchists resisting fascists and the far-right: The example of Greece (EN)
 – Christina Xydous et. al.
  • Is the personal political? (FR)
 – Maille à Part
  • Police Brutality and Political Profiling (FR)
 – Francis Dupuis-Déri and Marc-André Cyr
  • Anarchist Education (FR) – Marike Reid-Gaudet and Mubeenah Mughal
*For detailed descriptions of events see here