When in 2019 we chose the topic of our feminist course “Beyond the Ruins of capitalism”, following the book by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing (2015), we could not predict that this topic would be more relevant than ever before due to the unprecedented crisis caused by the COVID 19 pandemic. Given that the course could not be held in May 2020, we are moving it to May 2021 keeping the same analytical focus, but with a new aim and new hopes. Namely, we do believe that the tectonic upheavals and the threat of emergency that has shaken up neoliberal states in all parts of the world, will give a new impetus to feminist agency and give strength to the thinking of radical change. However, a desire for radical thinking and radical social change was a common thread of all feminist seminars in Dubrovnik, which has been gathering activist women from Croatia and elsewhere in the world since 1999.
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