Ilaria Bertazzi, "No TAV: The Valley That Resists," New York City, Sept. 3, 2013

"No TAV: The Valley That Resists"
Ilaria Bertazzi

A Presentation at Bluestockings
Tuesday, September 3rd @ 7 PM

Discussion: NO TAV:
“The Valley That Resists”
With Ilaria Bertazzi

In Val Susa (Italy) the population is resisting the construction of a high velocity railroad, creating one of the most powerful movements today in the EU fighting against ecological degradation and selfdetermination. Ilaria Bertazzi examines the significance of this struggle, in the context of the attack the NO TAV Movement is presently undergoing and the strategies and methods of struggles the movement has developed during the last two decades. Ilaria Bertazzi is a student born and living in Torino (Italy). Since 2008 she’s been part of the NO TAV movement which is centered in Val di Susa, the western part of Piemonte, confining with France. She has also been involved in the University Students Movement and the Feminist movement in Italy.