Piracy and Conferences in Istanbul: An Interview with a Turkish Pirate

Piracy and Conferences in Istanbul: An Interview with a Turkish Pirate

Earlier this year Pirate Parties International arranged it’s first conference other than the General Assemblies. The conference was called Think Twice and took place in Frankfurt am Main, Germany on 22th – 23th February 2014. The concept of the conference was to “bridge Pirates, NGO’s and Academics”. The last Think Twice conference attracted mostly pirates but was an important meeting point for increasing international collaboration between […]

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Call for Papers for the 2nd Think Twice Conference in Turkey

Call for Papers for the 2nd Think Twice Conference in Turkey

After the success of  the first Think Twice Conference held in Frankfurt, Germany, where 37 speakers from 14 countries took part, Pirate Parties International are planning their second Conference in Istanbul, Turkey on 30 – 31th August 2014. The aim of the conference is to bring the Pirate Movement closer to NGOs and the academic world. In less than a decade the Pirate Party has […]

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ThinkTwice – A Conference That Formed Connections

ThinkTwice – A Conference That Formed Connections

The ThinkTwice Conference was PPI’s first outside of their regular general assembly. This allowed them to focus purely on strengthening the bonds within the Pirate movement. The conference was organized to “bridge Pirates, NGO’s and Academics”. There were not many NGO’s and Academics attending but a few made it to the conference. The conference took place in Frankfurt, Germany and there was thirty seven speakers […]

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The Buddhist Pirate

The Buddhist Pirate

Last weekend pirates gathered at the “Think Twice 2014” Conference in Frankfurt. I was there to present the agoravoting project and to get a better understanding of what the hell this pirate movement is about. I have been involved less than a year and apart from the few pirates I had met (in Madrid and London), the Think Twice conference was an opportunity to meet […]

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PPI’s Thinktwice Conference – AFK but Streamed Live

PPI’s Thinktwice Conference – AFK but Streamed Live

PPI’s first international conference, outside their annual meetings, has been named the “ThinkTwice” conference and will take place this weekend (21-22 February) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The motto of the conference is “Away from Keyboard” and the aim with this conference is to: “bridge […] the worlds of the Pirate Parties, Academia and NGO to foster a mutual exchange on ideas and experiences that […]

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ThinkTwice Conference 2014 – Away from Keyboard

ThinkTwice Conference 2014 – Away from Keyboard

On  22 and 23  February 2014, Pirate Parties international (PPI) will be organising its first international ThinkTwice conference. For this first conference the tag line is “Away from Keyboard”. The event will take place in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The aim of the conference is to bridge the gap between the worlds of the Pirate Parties, Academia and NGO’s. So this is not to be confused […]

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