"He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder." Einstein
The Irish Anti-War Movement will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday 20th April 2013 in The Club Parnell Square Dublin starting at 2pm. For details of who can attend and submit resolutions at the AGM see below. A full agenda will be available soon.
This will be available shortly.
Who can Attend and Vote at The AGM
All members may attend the annual general meeting provided that the current membership fee has been paid in advance of the meeting. All affiliates may send one delegate to the annual general meeting provided that the current affiliation fee has been paid in advance of the meeting.
All members and delegates have one vote each at annual general meeting.
A decision of annual general meeting of the IAWM is binding on the steering committee (SC) and overrides any previous decisions. This constitution may only be amended by annual general meeting. However, amendments to this constitution may be made by the next quarterly delegate meeting held after the annual general meeting of 08 May 2004, which adopted this constitution.
A steering committee shall be elected at each AGM.
Draft resolutions and nominations for the steering committee should be submitted to the Secretary at least 14 days beforehand. The secretary shall publish draft resolutions at least 7 days beforehand.
Resolutions may be submitted in the following ways:
Searching for Occupy pays tribute to a great activist, a young Palestinian warrior for Peace, Mira Dabit, who passed away suddenly and unexpectedly two days ago at the age of 27. She was working in Washington D.C. as co-director of Peace House. Her passing is a loss to us all.
The Department of Sociology in TCD collaborated with the Centre for Post-Conflict Justice to host a public lecture, Surveillance, Fear and Israeli Colonialism by Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Dr Shalhoub-Kevorkian is a feminist activist and leading expert in the field of human rights and women's rights in Israel/Palestine.
The lecture discussed surveillance over colonized Palestinian subjects to argue that colonial dispossession functions in different layers. The lecture is based on Professor Shalhoub-Kevorkian's work on surveillance, securitization and social control in militarized zones. http://naderakevorkian.blogspot.ie/
Part 1: Dr. Shalhoub-Kevorkian on Surveillance, Fear and Israeli Colonialism, TCD, 20-2-2013
Part 2: Dr. Shalhoub-Kevorkian on Surveillance, Fear and Israeli Colonialism, TCD, 20-2-2013