28 Sep

International Non-Violence Day

International Non-Violence Day

In order to attend to the conference, you must register at https://noviolencia.assemblea.cat/registre/. The interventions will be mostly in Catalan.


10.00 – 10.15 h

Welcome speech by Pep Cruanyes, Vice-President of Assemblea Nacional Catalana

10.15 – 11.30 h

How to use non-violence: Strategies, challenges and experiences. Stellan Vinthagen, Director of Study of Nonviolent Direct Action and Civil Resistance at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

12.00 – 13.15 h

Lessons from Crimea: Non-violent struggle against an authoritarian state – Ayla Bakkalli, representative of the Crimean Tatars to the UN

13.20 – 14.15 h

Documentary: Our actions, our power: from pacifism to the non-violent struggle. Uniunfandos

15.45 – 17.00 h

The non-violent struggle: How does it apply to the Catalan case? – Ramón Grosfoguel, sociologist and activist, Ethnic Studies Department, University of Berkeley, CA.

17.40 – 19.00 h

Catalonia: Now what? – Round table with Gabriela Serra, Laia Serra, David Fernández, Jesús Castañar, moderated by Eduard Peris.

19.00 h

Closing speech – Elisenda Paluzie, President of Assemblea Nacional Catalana

  • Time
    9:00 pm
  • Location
    Edifici Històric de la Universitat de Barcelona, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585, 08007 Barcelona