Open talk with Shahram Khosravi, author of “The ‘illegal’ traveller: an auto-ethnography of borders,” at the Refugees Accommodation and Solidarity Space City Plaza in Athens, Greece.
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Note: Enough is Enough is not organizing any of these events, we are publishing this text for people across the US and Europe to be able to see what is going on and for documentation only.
City Plaza Athens: Open talk with Shahram Khosravi, Author of “Illegal” Traveller
Open talk with Shahram Khosravi, author of “The ‘illegal’ Traveller: an auto-ethnography of borders,” at the Refugees Accommodation and Solidarity Space City Plaza in Athens, Greece. Shahram Khosravi lives in Sweden and teach in the university of Stockholm.
Excerpt from The ‘illegal’ Traveller:
[…] Borders of nation-states have come to be a natural order in human lives. They are not only edges of a state but also seen as an essential reference of national identity. Based on a capitalist-oriented and racial discriminating way of thinking, borders regulate movements of people. In an era of global inequality of mobility rights, freedom of mobility for some is only possible through systematic exclusion of others. This paper is an auto- ethnography of borders and ‘illegal’ travelling. Based on personal experiences of a long journey across many borders in Asia and Europe, I attempt to explore how the contemporary border regime operates. The paper focuses on the rituals and performances of border crossing. This is a narrative of the late 20th century through the eyes of an ‘illegal’ migrant.” […]
Friday September 8th, 7:00pm (19:00) City Plaza, Acharnon 78, Athens, Greece.
Refugees Accommodation and Solidarity Space City Plaza
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1737187806583393/
Refugees welcome, We’ll come united
Refugee squat #CityPlaza (Athens) will participate with its own truck on the transnational antiracist demonstration-parade in Berlin.
– Freedom of movement. Equal Rights.
– No to the EU-Turkey deal
– Close the camps of shame, not the solidarity squats.
– Against the government and eu policies of repression and «management»
Welcome United in Wuppertal, Germany from September 1 until September 16
Mutual aid: On September 14 Cars of Hope Wuppertal will arrive in Greece to support refugees who are trapped in the EU member state, some for more than a year now. Cars of Hope will be active in Athens and on Lesvos. A few members of the Enough is Enough collective will join them. They will work together with refugees and distribute food, sanitary products and other basis needs. Our work with refugees is only possible because of the many donations we receive. Read more about the support work with refugees in Greece by Cars of Hope; here and in this interview.
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