Timetable of Grassroots Gathering 11 - Dublin June 2008

 Grassroots Gathering 2008 Timetable

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Friday 30th May
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7.00 - 8.00
Dinner

8.00 - 10.00 Room D
Benefit Film night + Q & A: G8 Genoa 2001: Picking up the pieces
The events of Genoa 2001 are still going through the courts, as the Genova Legal Forum puts the state on trial for human rights crimes during the Diaz raid and at Bolzaneto detention centre. The verdicts are in soon, and Activist Trauma Support are touring with films and information. All funds raised go towards the case and the survivors.
Films:
OP. Genoa 2001: Public Order during the G8
The Diaz Raid, Genoa 2001

Suggested donation: €3/4

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Saturday 31st May
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10.30 – 11.00
Arrive / meet and greet / tea-coffee

11.00 – 11.30
Opening Session Room B
Introductions / housekeeping

11.30 – 1.00 Room A
Learning about grassroots movements
Historicizing the 'movement of movements' – timeline exercise

11.30 – 1.00 Room B
Thinking about the Grassroots movement
Catching up on who and what we are

11.30 – 1.00 Room D
Creative Space

1.00– 2.30
Lunch

2.30 – 4.00 Room A
Radical civil society and the state: hopes, fears and experiences
What do we know?

2.30 – 4.00 Room B
Learning about grassroots movements
The A,B,Cs of social change

2.30 – 4.00 Room C
Learning about grassroots movements
What would it mean to win?

2.30 – 4.00 Room D
Creative Space

4.00 – 4.30
Break

4.30 – 6.00 Room A
Radical civil society and the state: hopes, fears and experiences
Is what we're doing working?

4.30 – 6.00 Room B
Thinking about the Grassroots movement
Going places: strategy and the Grassroots movement

4.30 – 6.00 Room C
Learning about grassroots movements
Biotechnologies, food sovereignty and climate crisis

4.30 – 6.00 Room D
Creative Space

6.00 – 8.00
Dinner

8.00 – 10.00 Room A
Seomra Spraoi Quiz

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Sunday 1st June
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10.30 – 11.00
Arrive / meet and greet / tea-coffee

11.00 – 11.30
Opening Session Room B
Introductions / housekeeping

11.30 – 1.00 Room A
Learning about grassroots movements
The war against war

11.30 – 1.00 Room B
Learning about grassroots movements
Militant Research, generating activist knowledge

11.30 – 1.00 Room D
Creative Space

1.00– 2.30
Lunch

2.30 – 4.00 Room A
Learning about grassroots movements
Inside Outside? Migrants' experience and insight into Irish social movements

2.30 – 4.00 Room B
Thinking about the Grassroots movement
Solidarity? Building a healthy movement culture

2.30 – 4.00 Dolphins Barn Community Garden
Learning about grassroots movements
Tour and history of Dolphins Barn Community Garden

2.30 – 4.00 Room D
Creative Space

4.00 – 4.30
Break

4.30 – 6.00 Room B
Gathering of Gatherings Plenary Session
The 'gathering of gatherings': round-up from a season of meets

4.30 – 6.00 Room D
Creative Space

6.00 – 8.00
Dinner

9.00 – Lower Deck
Social:
People's Republic of Disco
Electronic Resistance
Suggested donation: €5