Ciudad Furor

In memory of Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola

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Hidden Voices Women dealing with the past in Central America and Northern Ireland

Date: Friday, 5 December 2014
Time: 10am - 12pm
Venue: National University of Ireland Head Office (49 Merrion Square, Dublin)

Presentations from:
Dr. Claudia Paz y Paz Bailey - a Guatemalan lawyer, academic and human rights defender/social activist and Attorney General in Guatemala (Dec 2010-May 2014)
Dr. Mo Hume - University of Glasgow, expert on gender and violence in Central America
Laura McMahon - barrister in Northern Ireland


The seminar will close with the launching of the following monograph: Hoewer, Melanie (2014) Crossing Boundaries during Peace and Conflict: Transforming Identity in Chiapas and in Northern Ireland, New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Solidarity with Maxima Acuña (Cajamarca, Perú)

The committee and members of LASC wish to express their solidarity with Maxima Acuña Chaupe and her family in the face of continued harassment, intimidation and violence by officials from the Peruvian National Police and personnel of the mining companyYanacocha. We denounce the human rights violations that they suffered at the hands of these authorities and we demand a fair and impartial legal process to confirm her ownership of the land which she legally purchased in 1994.

Priceless Land Resource

Land is at the heart of the almost 70 year old armed conflict in Colombia. As land has become more increasingly concentrated in fewer hands, over six million small farmers (campesinos) have been displaced from their land. As a result, Colombia is the country with the highest population of internally displaced people in the world. Recently, there have been some government initiatives that claim to address this issue, such as the Victims and Land Restitution Law (1448 of 2011).


LASC. Merrion Row, 5. Dublin 2.
*Booking is essential as there are limited places available.
Contact for registration.


Aimed at teachers and educators wishing to use audiovisual creative processes as a resource for education and social engagement with children, youth and adults.

The main objective of the workshop is to provide all the technical and pedagogical knowledge
for the participants to prepare and develop their own workshops.

Ciudad Furor

Ciudad Furor is a project co-organised by the Latin America Solidarity Centre (Ireland) and Cinemaattic (Spain) and funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.

It consists of a festival with screenings from Latin America and Spain. The project also includes a number of theoretical and practical activities organised in cooperation with local partners.

The aim is to reflect on the urban fabric of the city of Dublin and explore local grassroots initiatives to reconfigure public space for cultural, economic or social use.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUES CLASSES - Autumn term - Enrolling now!

20 Years of Autonomy - Zapatista Evening

Join us for an evening of talks! films, handcrafts, drinks and more! There will be four speakers talking on autonomous education, (Nancy Serrano and Schools for Chiapas / Escuelas para Chiapas), community media (Mario Nájera, Promedios De Comunicación Comunitaria, and indigenous resistance Jaime Finn.


Saturday 23th of august at 18:00-22:00

Teachers Club
36 Parnell sq , West, Dublin, Ireland D1


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