From our “Forces of Reproduction” Course (april-june 2022)

See Course programme
See Sessions Playlist for videos of presentations
See preparatory Podcasts at Earthcare Fieldcast (Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7)
Email us to get the Pdf course dossier (documenting discussions, conclusions, faciliation)

Selected texts by us:

Bue Rübner Hansen and Manuela Zechner: “Building Power in a Crisis of Social Reproduction”, Roar Magazine, issue 0, 2015.

Spadework – Organizing-Podcast: In conversation with Daniel Gutiérrez and Antje Dieterich from „Werkstatt für Bewegungsbildung“. Roar Magazine.

Manuela Zechner, “To Care as we Would Like to: Socio-ecological crisis and our impasse of care“, Gropius Bau, 2021

Antje Dieterich: Urban Sanctuary: The Promise of Solidarity Cities, Roar Magazine, Issue #6

Daniel Gutiérrez: Organizing in the midnight hour: an interview with Rodrigo Nunes, Roar Magazine, June 29, 2021.

Bue Rübner Hansen: “Batshit Jobs – destroying the planet to make a living“, Open Democracy, June 2019.

Manuela Zechner (2021) Commoning Care and Collective Power. Childcare Commons and the Micropolitics of Municipalism in Barcelona. Vienna: Transversal Texts.

Bue Rübner Hansen: „The Kaleidoscope of Catastrophe – a critique of Andreas Malm”, Viewpoint Magazine, 2021.

Daniel Gutiérrez: Seizing the Times: Five Theses on Militant Development, Viewpoint Magazine, September 21, 2020.

Other texts:

Antje Dieterich: Solidarity Cities Lokale Strategien gegen Rassismus und Neoliberalismus, Unrast Verlag.

Daniel Gutiérrez: Graduate Student Worker Organizational Stability in the Twilight Hour of Neoliberalism Search for, in Marxist Sociology, Oct 7, 2020

Daniel Gutiérrez and Michel Jungwirth: Expropriate the Big Landlords: An interview from the frontlines of the German housing movement by Michel Jungwirth, Daniel Gutiérrez, Notes from Below, October 9, 2019

Daniel Gutiérrez: 5 Theses on Movement Building from the Berlin Housing Movement, Notes from Below, October 9, 2019

Daniel Gutierrez: „Die IL vor einem Scheideweg 9 Thesen über Organisierung, Macht und Strategie“ (Teil 1, teil 2)

Bue Rübner Hansen and Manuela Zechner: “Careless Networks – Social Reproduction in the Web of Life“, Spheres: Journal of Digital Cultures, 2020.

Bue Rübner Hansen and Manuela Zechner,”Intersecting mobilities“, Movements – Journal für kritische Migrations- und Grenzregimeforschung, 3.1,2017.

Bue Rübner Hansen: “Surplus Population, Social Reproduction and the Problem of Class Formation“, Viewpoint – Social Reproduction Issue, 2015.

Bue Rübner Hansen and Manuela Zechner: “Building Power in a Crisis of Social Reproduction, Roar Magazine, issue 0, 2015.

The Nanopolitics Group: ‘Nanopolitics: A first outline of experiments in movement’, in Lateral 1(1), 2012,

The Nanopolitics Group, The Nanopolitics Handbook, eds. Bue Rübner Hansen, Manuela Zechner and Paolo Plotegher(London/New York: Minor Compositions 2013), 281 pages.

Bue Rübner Hansen and Manuela Zechner: “Extending the Family”, Always Struggle: Commoning with George Caffentzis and Silvia Federici (San Francisco:PM Press), 2019.

Bue Rübner Hansen: “Pandemic Insolvency”, Novara Media, April 2020.

Bue Rübner Hansen: “Welcoming refugees despite the state“, interviewed by Cameron Thibos, Open Democracy, September 2016.

Countermapping Qmary: “Universities in Question“, interviewed by Bruce Burgett and Randy Martin . Lateral, issue 1, spring 2012.

Bue Rübner Hansen and Manuela Zechner: “More than a Refuge: The power of Cities“, Open Democracy, 2016.

Bue Rübner Hansen Manuela Zechner and Francisco Salvini: “More than a Welcome, a RefugeOpen Democracy, 2015.

Social movements and municipalism (2018) With Bue Hansen. In: Sackgasse EU. Wien: Mandelbaum Verlag.

Zechner, M. (2012b) ‘Precarity, Militancy and Network-Families,’ Parallax, Issue 5, Vol. 18, 2012.

Zechner, M (2013) The World We Desire is One We can Create and Care for Together, On collectivity, organisation, governance and commoning in times of crisis and precarity: a reading through the prisms of care and creativity. Phd Thesis, Queen Mary University London.

Zechner, M. and Rübner Hansen, B. (2015b) ‘Social reproduction and collective care’. Occupied Times No.28/2015: 6-7.

Zechner, M. (2016) “Let’s play? Citizenship, Subjectivity and Becoming in Municipalism”. Transversal Webjournal, Municipalism Issue.

Zechner, M., Cobo-Guevara, P., and Herbst, M. (eds.) (2017) Situating ourselves in displacement. Conditions, Experiences and Subjectivity across Neoliberalism and Precarity, Wivenhoe & Leipzig: JOOAP and Minor Compositions.

Zechner, M. and Intermediae (eds.) (2017) Una Ciudad Muchos Mundos. Artistic Research and Situated Practices. Madrid: Continta Me Tienes.

Barcelona en Comú: the city as horizon for radical democracy. In: Roar Magazine Online, 2015.

Zechner, M (2013) Unter die Haut gehen: Affekt und Sorge in gemeinsamer Organisierung. Kulturrisse/Linksnet

Zechner, M (2013) Die Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca. In: Kulturrise 3/2013. Vienna: IG Kultur.

Movement learning in the wider world:

We’re part of a broader movement of grassroots knowledge production and circulation that grows every day, to challenge the toxic notions of economy and society that still pervade across institutions. Check out these learning platforms… we’ll be expanding this section.

In English:

Tennessee/US: the Highlander Research and Education Centre.
Spain/online: the ULEX Project trainings for social movement impact & resilience.
Portugal/Coimbra: The CES summer school for The Pluriverse of Eco-social Justice.

In Spanish:

The Aula Virtual of Nociones Comunes.
The Nociones Comunes courses in Madrid.
The Escuela de la Hidra in Barcelona.
The virtual Aula of La Marea movement newspaper.
The online courses of El Salto movement newspaper.