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Revolt! Degrowth! Decolonize! Global Climate Agendas, Local Struggles

07/10/2022 @ 14:00 - 18:00

Revolt! Degrowth! Decolonize! Global Climate Agendas, Local Struggles

On October 7, 2022 you are cordially invited to the public program Revolt! Degrowth! Decolonize! Global Climate Agendas, Local Struggles. Together we will engage in conversation about our contemporary climate crisis and its colonial and capitalist underpinnings. About how its effects are disproportionately affecting indigenous people, people of color or poor people in the Global South, even as these communities are least responsible for the crisis.

We will be joined by KITLV researchers, scholars, artists, and activists. Central questions we will address are: What is the role of scholars, artists and activists in addressing the climate crisis? How can we call government, science and the corporate sector to account for their responsibility for this catastrophe? Revolt! Degrowth! Decolonize! forms the beginning of a longterm commitment in which KITLV aims to develop a research agenda that contributes to an intersectional and decolonial perspective on climate justice.

Speakers: Alicia Schrikker, Idris Fredison, Lysanne Charles, Yogi Permana, Yvonne Kunz, Daphina Misiedjan, Raki Ap, Tibisay Sankatsing Nava, Chihiro Geuzebroek, Selçuk Balamir, Ilona Hartlief, Talissa Soto, Diana Suhardiman.

Moderator: Maurice Seleky.

Music: Shishani.

Organisation: curated by Mikki Stelder. Production: Vereniging KITLV.

Language: English.
Livestream via: https://www.facebook.com/kitlv


14.00-14.30: Opening
14.00-14.10: Opening with music by Shishani (singer-songwriter)
14.10-14.15: Opening by Maurice Seleky (moderator)
14.15-14.25: Introduction by Alicia Schrikker (chair Vereniging KITLV)
14.25-14.30: Recorded video message by Idris Fredison (indigenous educator Suriname)

14.30-15:35: Panel – Global Climate Agendas, Local Struggles 
14.30-14.35: Introduction by moderator Maurice Seleky
14.35-14.40: Poetry (video) by Lysanne Charles (researcher project ‘Islanders at the Helm’)
-Poem 1: Poem for Irma
-Poem 2: Hurricane No Explain
Yogi Setya Permana (researcher at KITLV )
Yvonne Kunz (researcher at KITLV/NIAS)
Daphina Misiedjan (researcher at the International Institute of Social Studies)
Raki Ap (activist Free West Papua Campaign)
Tibisay Sankatsing Nava (researcher at KITLV)
15.23-15.33: Q&A
15.33-15.35: Poetry (video) by Lysanne Charles (researcher project ‘Islanders at the Helm’)
-Poem 3: Change Must Come

15.35-15.50: Coffee/thea break 

15.50-15.55: Spoken word by Talissa Soto 

15.55-16.45: Panel – Oil Frontiers, Colonialism, Climate Justice
15.50-15.55: Introduction by moderator Maurice Seleky
Chihiro Geuzenbroek (activist Aralez)
Selçuk Balamir (artist in residence at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture)
Ilona Hartlief (activist SOMO)
Talissa Soto (activist-organizer and trainer)
16.35-16.45: Q&A

16.45- 16.50: Music by Shishani (singer-songwriter)

16.50-17.00: Wrap up by Diana Suhardiman (director KITLV)

17.00-18.00: Drinks


If you would like to join this event on location, please register via: [email protected].

Photo: Mikki Stelder, Salish Sea, Coast Salish Territories.



14:00 - 18:00
Event Category:


Vereniging KITLV


Museum Volkenkunde & via livestream