— To understand political, economic and social transformations and ruptures around Europe from a feminist perspective;
— To improve your campaigning and advocacy skills on the rights of girls, women and LGBTQI persons and their community;
— To explore the concept of intersectionality by thinking critically about overlapping identities (gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, race, migrant/citizenship, age, ability etc.), and to examine how to apply intersectionality in your daily life and activism;
— To reflect on building solidarity across social movements, borders, and generations;
— To provide you with knowledge and understanding of European institutions and policy-making on issues of gender...;
— To experience the city of Brussels from a feminist perspective.
You can find the full program here: cppt.rs/genderequality
This page will be regularly updated.
WHO CAN APPLY?
— Individuals with an interest in gender equality, women’s rights and LGBTQI rights
— Young students, professionals and activists between 18 and 30 years of age
— Individuals living in the European Union or EU Candidate countries
— Individuals with a good level of English
— We particularly encourage applications from women from diverse backgrounds (in terms of minority nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, origin, religion, etc.).
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply as a participant, please fill out the form here: cppt.rs/academy2018
Registration will close on the 30th of March 2018.
Day 1 – 10th July
— Women and power
— Women and the economy
— What is intersectionality? Critical race theory and feminist theory/practice
— Brux-elles: A feminist tour of Brussels
Day 2 – 11th July
— How to campaign for women’s and girl’s rights at EU institutions?
— How can women progress through education?
— Fundamentalisms and neoliberalism in Europe: What are the impacts on women and minorities?
— Women, borders and human rights
— Indigenous women’s rights – a story of under-reported feminist struggles
Day 3 – 12th July
— Tour of the European Parliament
— Meeting of Members of European Parliament
— Documentary screening on reproductive justice at the European Parliament
— LGBTQI rights in Europe
— How can we build solidarity across social movements?
— Good-bye drinks at Place Luxembourg
A more detailed program with names of speakers and participating organisations will be released soon.
The price for Coppieters Academy 2017 is: (1) €300 for participants who live outside of Brussels or (2) €200 for Brussels-based participants.
This fee includes:
— accommodation for 4 nights*
— reimbursement of up to €200 in travel expenses
— breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks
— courses and materials
— certificate of participation
— goody bag with gifts
* Only for out of town participants who pay fee (1).
When: 10-12 of July, 2018
Where: Coppieters Foundation and European Parliament
To register, please fill in the form here: cppt.rs/academy2018
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This event is financially supported by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is not liable for the content of the conference or the opinions of the speakers.