By IIRE Fellow Catherine Samary
The sudden disappearance of Denise Comanne is a shock to all of us who were active with Denise over the last thirty years. Her enthusiasm, her energy, her sense of humour, her warm and ever friendly personality, will remain with us.
At the IIRE, we appreciated her practical help during the yearly meetings of our yearly General Assembly.
Reflections from the United States on 'Illegality' and 'Incorrigibility'
IIRE, Amsterdam, 15th June 2010, 19.30 (see details below)
The most resounding expression of the unprecedented mobilizations of migrants throughout the United States in 2006 was a proclamation of collective defiance: ¡Aquí Estamos, y No Nos Vamos! [Here we are, and we're not leaving!].
The IIRE's three-to-four-week Women's Schools have considerably enriched our other courses. For example, other courses have borrowed feminist analyses initially presented here of the interaction of gender, race and class, social and family dynamics of economic restructuring, and democracy and leadership development in popular organizations.