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New World Embassy: Rojava

26 and 27 November 2016
City Hall Oslo, Norway
Entrance free, registration required due to limited seating: reservations@newworldsummit.org.

The New World Embassy: Rojava is a temporary embassy that will be constructed in Oslo on 26 and 27 November. It represents, through cultural means, the ideals of “stateless democracy” developed by the communities of the autonomous region of Rojava, northern-Syria. The embassy will consist of a large-scale oval shaped architectural structure, designed as an “ideological planetarium.”

New World Summit: Stateless Democracy

29 - 31 January 2016
Aula Utrecht University, Utrecht (NL)
Entrance free, registration required due to limited seating: reservations@newworldsummit.org

From 29-31 January the sixth summit organized by the New World Summit will take place in the Aula of the Utrecht University in the Netherlands. It will bring together around thirty organizations to explore the possibilities of uncoupling the practice of democracy from the construct of the nation-state.
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New World Summit–Rojava, Part I

16-17 October 2015
Canton Cizîre, Rojava

For the occasion of a new public parliament currently being constructed in the city of Derîk, on 16 and 17 October 2015, representatives of the Democratic Self-Administration of Rojava join in discussion with members of stateless and progressive political organizations from all over the world. The lectures and collective discussions of this summit will focus on the struggle, history, and outcomes of the Rojava Revolution and in particular its model of democratic confederalism, also known as “stateless democracy.”

Exhibition: New World Academy

11 April – 21 June 2015
Centraal Museum, Utrecht (NL)

BAK, basis voor actuele kunst and Centraal Museum, Utrecht present the exhibition New World Academy, which brings together artworks, documents, and propositions from five sessions of the eponymous learning platform, realized between 2013 and 2015. [read more]

Exhibition: Art of the Stateless State

27 January - 26 April 2015
Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana

Art of the Stateless State will exhibit the architectural models and designs of the New World Summit as well as video documentation of several of its speakers. Further, the exhibition will give an overview of the role of art in representing unacknowledged states through contributions of artists, writers and theorists engaged in stateless political struggle. [read more]

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The New World Summit is an artistic and political organization dedicated to providing “alternative parliaments” to host organizations that currently find themselves excluded from democracy. [read more]

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New World Summit–Rojava, Part I

New World Summit–Rojava, Part I

Dilar Dirik

Stateless Democracy: How the Kurdish Women Movement Liberated Democracy from the State

Jose Maria Sison

The National Liberation Movement in the Philippines and the ''Terrorist Listings'' by Foreign Powers

Nancy Hollander

Representing the Holy Land Foundation