A Funeral and a Wedding: Freedom and Capture in the Kurdistan Women’s Struggle

A copresentation, Elisabeth-Bruyère School for social innovation (https://innovationsocialeusp.ca/) and Anthropology and Social Change at California Institute for Integral Studies. (https://www.ciis.edu/academics/gradua… )

This talk focus on the figure of the woman guerilla which emerged within the Kurdistan Workers’ Party or as it is widely known, the PKK, which defines itself to be a political, ideological and military organization leading an anticolonial struggle against the Turkish state and which aims at creating democratic autonomous structures in the region without changing existing national borders.



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