Spivak, Dent, Parekh and Goikoetxea will take part in a webinar about how can marxist feminism connect with the BLM globally?

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Gina Dent, Surya Parekh and Jule Goikoetxea will take part in the webinar entitled “The Horizon of Black Lives Matter: How can marxist feminism connect with the BLM globally?”, which will be held next Sunday, 25th October, at 6 p.m. CET (10 a.m. PDT, 13 noon EDT).

Referents of feminism, the speakers will address issues such as the systemic racism, the conditions of subalternity and feminisms, which all of them converge in the BLM movement and provide a crucial practice to the marxist feminism. The webinar will last approximately one hour and the audience will have a chat to make questions and share critical opinions and reflections.

This seminar is part of the activities programmed by the International Marxist Feminist Conference that, due to the Covid-19 crises, has been postponed and will be held from the 11th to the 13th November 2021. It is organized by Transform! Europe, Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (UPV/EHU), Iratzar Fundazioa, Critical Theory Bilbo-Barcelona (BIBA CT), Berliner Institut für Kritische Theorie (InkriT), the Rosa Luxemburgo Foundation and ParteHartuz.

The meeting will be accessible through the MARXFEM 2020 YouTube channel.


The 4th International Marxist Feminist Conference will be held in Bilbao from November 11 to 13, 2021

The 4th International Marxist Feminist Conference, initially scheduled for October 15, 16 and 17 of this year, will be delayed until next year due to the COVID-19 crisis. This is what the organizers have decided, who are already working on the program for 2021. The new dates are November 11, 12 and 13, 2021 and the conference will be held in the same place, in the Bizkaia Aretoa of Bilbao.

The main speakers have already confirmed their attendance. During these days, therefore, the voices of international references such as Silvia Federici or Lorena Cabnal, who have visited the Basque Country on several occasions, will be heard. The North American Nancy Fraser, the Italo-Mexican Francesca Gargallo and the Indian references Tithi Bhattacharya and Gayatri Spivak have also confirmed their attendance. In addition, more than a hundred communication proposals have been received. This will be the fourth edition of this conference that in other years has been held in cities such as Berlin, Vienna or Lund. The conference will be financed and organized by Tranform! Europe and the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), together with the Iratzar Foundation, Critical Theory Bilbo- Barcelona (BIBA CT), Institut für kritische Thoerie (InkriT), the Rosa Luxemburgo Foundation and the Basque research group Parte Hartuz.