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45 Years Since the End of the Chilean Popular Government

September 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Chilean Soci­ety of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Edin­burgh warm­ly invites you to the event 45 Years of the Chilean Pop­u­lar Gov­ern­ment which will take place on Fri­day 28th Sep­tem­ber from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at 50 George Square, Screen­ing Room G‑04. It promis­es to be an inspir­ing and thought-pro­vok­ing event. Free entry. All welcome!

11th Sep­tem­ber marks the 45th anniver­sary of the dread­ful coup d’état in Chile that over­threw Allende´s Pop­u­lar Gov­ern­ment (1970–1973). Through short films, pho­tog­ra­phy, and music made at the time, we fos­ter con­ver­sa­tion about the dif­fer­ent projects that aimed to fol­low a demo­c­ra­t­ic path to Social­ism in Chile. These include the nation­al­i­sa­tion of the cop­per indus­try; the agrar­i­an reform and its con­se­quences for indige­nous com­mu­ni­ties; the con­tri­bu­tion of the labour move­ment and trade unions; the par­tic­i­pa­tion of musi­cians and artists; and issues of inter­na­tion­al sol­i­dar­i­ty towards oth­er rev­o­lu­tion­ary process­es around the world. Beyond the speci­fici­ties of the Chilean case, this event is more than a remem­brance: is a direct invi­ta­tion to bring peo­ple togeth­er and to acknowl­edge that pos­i­tive social change is possible.


September 28, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


50 George Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9JU United Kingdom + Google Map