Perspectives on Anarchist Theory

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Vol. 5 - No. 2
Fall, 2001

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Caitlin Hewitt-White has completed her study, “Gender in Current Anti-Globalization Activism in Canada” and published the following articles: "Women talking about sexism and oppression in the movement," in Rip It Up: A Special issue of the Guelph Peak about Corporate Globalization and the Movement Against It, April 2001; "Gender in Anti-Globalization Activism," Kick It Over, No. 39, September 2001. "Women talking about sexism in the anti-globalization movement," in RESIST! A Grassroots Collection of Stories, Poetry, Photos and Analysis from the FTAA Protests  in Québec City and Beyond, edited by Jen Chang et al.  Halifax, .S.: Fernwood, 2001. She is currently working on a full length manuscript, which will be submitted to Fernwood Books. She also has plans to write additional chapters that delve further into the theoretical implications of the project. She was awarded $2000 in January 2001.

Andres Perez and Felipe del Solar will complete the first part of their three part work, Chile: Anarchist Practices Under Pinochet, by the end of October. Focusing on the 70’s era of anarchism in Chile, they were able to obtain documents but found few anarchists to interview, either because they had disappeared or were too old.  Next, they will focus on the 80s and 90s. They were awarded $2000 in January 2001.

Will Firth has completed the first part of his three piece translation project. Entitled, "Russian Capitalism and the Global Economy" by the MPST in Moscow, it is available on the IAS website. He is working on the translations of two essays on Nestor Makhno, one by Russian anarchist Ida Melt and another by N. Sukhogorskaya, originally published in Nestor Ivanovich Makhno (ed. VF Verstyuk, Dzvin Publishers, Kiev 1991). He was awarded $500 in January 2001.

Kevin Doyle has completed research and is now working on a draft of his play, Orange Fire, a three act theater play about the life, beliefs and struggles of Irish activist Captain Jack White (1879-1946). He hopes to complete it this fall. He was awarded $1000 in June 2000.

Alberto Villareal is working on his Spanish translation of Murray Bookchin’s Remaking Society. He has extended his deadline to March 2002. He was awarded $2500 in January 2000.

Joe Lowndes’ essay “Anarchism and the Rise of Rightwing Anti-statism,” has become much larger over time and he hopes to publish a book in Spring 2002. Of the chapters and drafts that he has completed, one chapter is currently being considered for a collection of essays on populism edited by Ernesto Laclau and Fransisco Panizza. He was awarded $1000 in June 1998.  

Perspectives on Anarchist Theory - Vol. 5, No. 2 - Fall 2001