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[Nanterre • France]
 
Angela Davis & Tariq Ali en conversation avec Françoise Vergès et Marcus Rediker

 

Two prominent figures of militancy and activism gathered for this particular evening: Angela Davis, known internationally for her fight against racism, sexism and the American prison system, and Tariq Ali, a staunch opponent to Pakistan’s military dictatorship, now a major figure of the world’s left and a writer. They conversed with researcher and activist Françoise Vergès, historian Marcus Rediker and the audience.

 

The two discussed neoliberalism, the systematic destruction of countries of the Global South by USA wars, Palestine, the necessary support of  the BDS campaign, abolitionist feminism, music… the discussion is available in French and in English.

 

Global 68 is a series of conferences organised by Françoise Vergès, Marcus Rediker, Oscar Guardiola-Rivera and Sylvie Robic, thanks to the support of the College of Global Studies (FMSH), Pittsburgh University, Birkbeck College (University of London) and Paris-Nanterre University.
The translation of this conference was by Nacira Guénif-Souilamas and Geoffrey Pleyers.
Recorded at Nanterre-Amandiers theatre on 3rd May 2018.