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Dimitris Troaditis, Anarchist Dimitris Karampilias (1872-1954)

Dimitris Karampilias was born in the village of Mintilogli Achaia, outside Patras, in 1872. During the 1890s he was one of the most active anarchists in the “Epi Ta Proso” newspaper and collective and in the anarchist movement of Patras. After the dissolution of the anarchist movement of Patras, he moved to Athens with Giannis […]

Dimitris Troaditis, Anarchist Yiannis Magkanaras in Greece

Despite what we know today of some of his writings, we have little data on the life of Yiannis Magkanaras. We know, however, that all those with the surname Magkanaras originate from Ioannis Magkanaros, a French graduate of the French Military School of Paris, an officer of Napoleon and a philhellene. Ioannis Magkanaros arrived in […]

DIMITRIS TROADITIS, Dimitris Matsalis and individual terrorism – The Liopetas-Agallopoulos case

  On 3 November 1896, in Patras, sandal-maker Dimitris Matsalis (or Matsanis, originated from Argos, a town of Eastern Peloponnese), who had attended the theatre play “William the Porter” which was played on in Patras at the time by an Italian troupe, and in which the power of wealth revealed outweighing any feeling of justice, […]

Geoffroy de Laforcade. “Migrants Transnationaux et Anarchisme en Amérique Latine”

Geoffroy de Laforcade. “Migrants Transnationaux et Anarchisme en Amérique Latine, fin du XIXe siècle – début du XXe siècle” Dans cet excellent article, de Laforcade s’attache à montrer comment les réseaux transnationaux anarchistes – le long desquels transitaient les personnes, les fonds, les journaux, les communiqués et les idées – facilitèrent l’appropriation et l’adaptation locale de discours […]

Guillaume Davranche et David Doillon (coord.). “Dossier: Les Anarchistes dans la Révoltution Mexicaine”

Guillaume Davranche et David Doillon (coord.). “Dossier: Les Anarchistes dans la Révoltution Mexicaine” (originellement publiée dans Alternative Libertaire) Les débats sur la Révolution russe qui agitèrent le mouvement libertaire entre 1917 et 1921 sont relativement bien connus. Ce qui l’est moins, c’est qu’ils avaient eu leur préfiguration en miniature avec la Révolution mexicaine débutée en novembre […]

Arthur Lehning. “Marxismo y Anarquismo en la Revolución Rusa

Arthur Lehning. “Marxismo y Anarquismo en la Revolución Rusa” En este trabajo, además de hacer entendible la compleja genealogía de los grupos revolucionarios, anarquistas y de la izquierda rusa en los años previos a la revolución de 1905, el autor realiza una crítica demoledora del leninismo y de uno de sus textos canónicos: El Estado […]

Dimitris Troaditis. “Anarchosyndicalist ideas and action in Constantinople”

Dimitris Troaditis. “Anarchosyndicalist ideas and action in Constantinople” On 25 July 1910 a revolutionary labor’s bi-monthly newspaper by the name Ergatis (The Worker) was released, having as a front page banner and motto “Turkish workers unite!” in Constantinople (Istanbul) in Turkey. In the editorial group -founded a year before (1909)-  Stefanos Papadopoulos, Zacharias Vezestenis, Nikos […]