Sunday, March 7, 2010

1st Seminar Series Online Resources

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Better Questions seminar series over the last couple of months. Thanks especially to Andrew for recording and uploading the seminars, Holly for making the posters and Seomra Spraoi for all the help. Thanks also to all our speakers.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

'Social Movements and Praxis' - Wed 3rd March 6.30pm

'Social Movements and Praxis' - Wed 3rd March 6.30pm
'Better Questions' seminar series in Seomra Spraoi

Researcher and activist Hilary Darcy will present an introduction to
Gramsci’s ‘Philosophy of Praxis’

Fergal Finnegan is an community educator and activist from Dublin. He
will give short introduction to the ideas of Paulo Freire entitled
'Hope, cultural politics and popular education'.

Theresa O’Keefe is a feminist academic and activist working at NUIM
and will present on ‘feminist praxis: possible lessons for achieving

These presentations will be followed by a group discussion - This
event marks the final session of this season of discussions

Better Questions is an initiative that has emerged out of
conversations between people engaged in either social movement
practices in Dublin and/or thought on radical social change. Our point
of convergence is our recognition that we must develop better
questions about the world around us in order to change it. This
seminar series draws on a wide variety of critical theoretical
perspectives to explore contemporary forms of power and possibilities
for resistance.
The talks will take place fortnightly in Seomra Spraoi from 6.30pm
(for directions see
The peoples kitchen will serve food from 8pm