Life, Freedom & Ethics – Kropotkin Now!

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Friday – February 5, 2021

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Welcome Statement

CHAIR

Dimitri Roussopoulos & Christopher Coquard

SESSION #1 (10h00-12h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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P.A. Kropotkin: his Individualist communism.

Vadim Valerievich Damier (Moscow), & Dmitry Ivanovich Rubliev (Moscow)

Peter Kropotkin’s ethics: between philosophical dualism and radical nihilism

Nicolai Gerasimov (Moscow)

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SESSION #2 (13h00-16h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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Kropotkin's Law of Mutual Aid: An Evolutionary Perspective

Lee Dugatkin (Louisville)

Kropotkin's concept of Mutual Aid and Contemporary Practice

Denis O’Hearn (El Paso) & Andrej Grubacic (San Francisco)

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Concluding statement

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Dimitri Roussopoulos & Christopher Coquard

Saturday - February 6, 2021

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Welcome Statement

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 Clara Swan Kennedy (Session A) & Bruce Wilson  (Session B)

SESSION #1A (10h00-12h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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SESSION #1B (10h00-12h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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An alternative to power - Mutual Aid.

Tomas Pewton (London)

Anarcho-communism, New Liberalism and British Social Science networks (1890-1921)

Shaun Pitt (Manchester)

Peter Kropotkin & His Influence on Czech anarchism

Lenka Anna Rovna (Prague)

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When Kropotkin and Haraway Meet: A Feminist Technoscience of Mutual Aid

Matthew J Evans (Blythville)

About Mutual Aid and Alternative Social Projects

Giulio Spiazzi (Verona)

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SESSION #2A (13h00-16h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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SESSION #2B (13h00-16h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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Mutual Aid and the Sex Question

Sarah Richter (New York)

Love, Care, and Mutual Aid as Community Self-Defense

Hillary Lazar (Pittsburg)

Conceptions of Animal Morality; A Factor in Political Ideologies

Laura Schleifer (New York)

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Mutual Aid theory as a response to socialist Darwinism.

Eric M.Johnson

(Vancouver)

Mutual Aid in a Time of Disaster: Kropotkin and Climate Adaptation

Joseph Aloi (Charleston)

Mutual Aid is Reality

Brandon Benallie  (Dinétah (Navajo Nation))

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Concluding statement

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 Clara Swan Kennedy (Session A) & Bruce Wilson  (Montreal - Session B)

Sunday - February 7, 2021

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Welcome Statement

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Mark Range (Session A)  & Christopher Coquard / Jason Toney (Session B)

SESSION #1A (10h00-12h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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SESSION #1B (ALL FRENCH) (10h00-12h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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Kropotkin and the roots of modern urbanism

Franco Bunčuga

(Brescia)

Kropotkin in the face of urbanisation

Dimitrios Roussopoulos (Montreal)

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L’anarchisme positif de Kropotkine dans son actualité

Francesco Codello

(Treviso)

P. Kropotkine et “Freedom. A journal of anarchist socialism”

Selva Varengo

(Milan)

Des groupes d’entraide mutuelle à la participation communautaire 

Bruno Miorali

(Montova)

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SESSION #2A (13h00-16h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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SESSION #2B (13h00-16h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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Peter Kropotkin’s “Double Tendency” and the Paradigm Debate in Modern Public Relations

Charles Marsh (Lawrence)

Economics, Community & the Pursuit of Happiness

Jon Bekken

(Philadelphia)

Kropotkin and Bookchin: Distinctions and Similarities

Peter Goldman

(City)

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Pëtr Kropotkin, Anarcho-Communist “Intelligent Hero”: An Historical Analysis

Javier Sethness (Los Angeles)

L’Éthique # 2 de Kropotkine:  L’essence de la moralité (English & French)

Christopher Coquard  (Quebec City)

Sophie & Alexandra Kropotkin & Marie Goldsmith

Sarah Richter (New York) - Christopher Coquard

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Concluding statement

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Mark Range (Session A)  & Jason Toney (Session B)

Monday - February 8, 2021

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Welcome Statement

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Dimitri Roussopoulos & Christopher Coquard

SESSION #1 (10h00-12h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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"Географ Кропоткин в Дмитрове" - "Geographer Kropotkin in Dmitrov".

Портнова Наталья Юрьевна - Portnova Natalia Yurievna (Dmitrov)

Talk in Russian (Translations in English and some in French)

Dmitrov Schedule:

  • Welcome
  • Paper presentation (Google slides - Russian & English)
  • Questions (already prepared - English translations)
  • An amateur’s trip to the Dmitri Swamps (photo journal)
  • Pictures of the Dmitrov Kropotkin museum
  • Video of the museum & Kropotkin (by Dmitrov students in Russian)
  • Conclusion

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SESSION #2 (13h00-16h00 EST - UTC / GMT -5)

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Disease, Degeneration, Health and the Bio-political Dimension of Kropotkin’s Anarchist Thought

Richard Morgan (London)

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