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GRM Special Lecture



GRM Special Lecture
"Grassroots Feminism Activity of IWS"


IWS Berlin is a feminist political group founded by people with migrant and refugee background. We welcome co-founder of group, Denise Garcia Bergt to introduce their grassroots activities to us.

IWSは、移民・難民のバックグラウンドを持つ人々によって設立され草の根フェミニズム団体です。今回は、共同設立者の1人であるDenise Garcia Bergt氏に団体の設立経緯と活動についてレクチャーしていただきます。

Date: January 19 (Fri.), 2018
Time: 14:55-16:25
Venue: Shikoan SK203, IMADEGAWA (Karasuma) Campus, Doshisha University

Speaker: Denise Garcia Bergt (International Women's Space Berlin)

Speaker's profile:
Denise Garcia Bergt was born in Brazil and is a journalist and political activist who lives in Berlin. In 2012 she directed and released the feature documentary film „Residenzpflicht“ about the situation of refugees in Germany and their fight against the asylum system. In 2012, together with other feminist activists she co-founded the International Women Space , which in 2015 released the book „ In our own words“ and in 2016, together with the Freie Universität Berlin the book „Living in Refugee Camps in Berlin: Women's Perspectives and Experiences“ . In 2017, IWS organized the conference „When I came to Germany“ , where guest workers, contract workers, migrant and refugee women from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s and from today shared their experiences. Currently IWS is working on a second book with testimonials of refugee women as well as on a second book with the Freie Universität.

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