Ongoing Calls

پووشپەڕ 2020

For this special issue of Kohl and DAWN, we are interested in conceptualizations of disability justice as indivisible from social justice struggles, and in exploring the gaps that exist between sexuality movements and disability justice movements.

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بەفرانبار 2020

Kohl is looking for pieces that archive the ongoing revolts from a queer, feminist, and intersectional perspective. We would like to reflect, collectively and across borders, on what constitutes a revolution, and account for the invisible labor and histories that go into a revolution in the making. 

بەفرانبار 2022

Multiple terminologies were recently introduced into Arabic to convey feminist theories. As a result, the dilemmas around maintaining and conveying gendered issues in Arabic were not solely grammatical. They were also and especially concerned with these terminologies’ compatibility with, and efficiency in conveying, gendered issues in modern theories in Arabic as well as the multitudes of dialects spoken in the region.


We stand in stark opposition to this capitalist system, its view of material reality, its analysis, and its solutions to obstacles. We also disagree on tools and the methods it uses for drawing conclusions, simply because we are aware of the power dynamics dictated by the system, with which we have to deal through those policies and their experts.

Feminist revolution is as much of the kitchen’s as it is of the factory’s and everything in-between. In fact, in feminist revolution the hierarchy between kitchen and factory dissolves and starts with revolutionising our everyday.

A corrupt government disciplines its “subjects” for going outside the narrow confines of how and where and why they can protest. Their fingers, shaking at protestors in patriarchy that wants itself benevolent, in phallic warnings and threats and “look what you made me dos,” are met with raised fists, a feminist symbol of liberation.