CommonSpace Forum: Self-Determination Movements
Watch the video from CommonSpace’s April forum on international self-determination movements
THE COMMONSPACE FORUM on the 25th of April focused on Palestinian, Catalonian and Kurdish self-determination movements, with guest speakers Wael Shawish, of the Scottish Palestinian Society and Scottish Friends of Palestine, Roza Salih, of Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan, and Oriol Roig Vilaseca, Catalan National Assembly (ANC) Scotland.
Here’s a video of the full discussion from the evening:
Book Review - Scots and Catalans: Union and Disunion
Chris Bambery, author of A People’s History of Scotland co-author of Catalonia Reborn, reviews J.H. Elliott’s Scots and Catalans: Union and Disunion, Yale University Press, 2018
THE movements for independence in Catalonia and Scotland have, in the last decade, grown together and identify with each other. Both threaten the unity of key European states, key NATO members and allies of the USA. What unites these two movements and what is different?
Six Self-determination Movements That Aren't Often in the News
From Biafra to Monland, here’s some self-determination movements you may not have heard of before
OF THE HUNDREDS of self-determination movements across the world, only a few receive regular news coverage.
Here are six self-determination movements that don’t receive the coverage they deserve.
CS Forum 25 April: International self-determination movements - which way forward?
Get your ticket for ‘International self-determination movements: which way forward?’ on 25 April
COMMONSPACE hosts monthly forums on the last Thursday of each month at our new home in the Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow.
Conference brings together colonies and stateless nations in defence of self-determination
"We believe that we deserve to stand in front of the international community as equals,” declares first conference to bring together the self-determination and decolonisation movements of Europe and Africa
WATCH: RIC attendees on an independent Scotland's foreign position
On 26 October, the Radical Independence Campaign held a conference in Glasgow – a Failed State in a Failed System – CommonSpace went along to speak to attendees about what role an independent Scotland could play in future foreign affairs