Monthly Archives: June 2011

‘All power to the free universities of tomorrow’

The Copenhagen Free University began in 2001. It was an attempt to reinvigorate the emancipatory aspect of research and learning, in the midst of an ongoing economisation of all knowledge production in society. It operated for six years out of an apartment. The question they asked themselves was: what kind of university do we need in relation to the […]

Talking Shop Session 4: The Gift and Autonomous Social Movements

The Talking Shop is a new discussion forum organised by the Campaign for Old City Arts Building, Dublin Housing Action and the Provisional University, but open to everyone. Our fourth session looks at the gift and autonomous social movements. 27th June 7:00 – 9:00pm Seomra Spraoi This talking shop will explore non-market relations, in the form of […]

Breakfast at Old City Arts Building, this Friday, 8-9.30

You are invited to breakfast this Friday from 8am to 9.30am at the (old) City Arts Building, 23-25 Moss Street, Dublin 2   We’ll be having breakfast with activists from the Campaign for the Old City Arts Building and passers-by and chatting about our campaign. All welcome. Warm creamy porridge served up with sounds of […]

Social Centres

The Talking Shop is a new discussion forum organised by the Campaign for Old City Arts Building, Dublin Housing Action and the Provisional University, but open to everyone. Our second session looks at The Creative City. Seomra Spraoi 6:30 – 8:00 Monday 13th of June 2nd Session – Social Centres Social centres operate at a distance from commercial and […]

The old City Arts building – empty since 2002

Launch of the Campaign for the Old City Arts Building

Saturday June 11th, 6pm at Seomra Spraoi. Campaign launch with talks by campaign members and Sandy Fitzgerald, former director of Dublin City Arts. Followed by Food and Party. 3 euro suggested donation from 10pm Join us on June 11th for the launch of the Campaign for the OldCityArtsBuilding (COCAB). Our aim is to take back […]