05 November 2020
Latin America: Solidaritiy and resistance during and beyond the pandemic

Social movements and social change in a global pandemic | Thursday 5 November 2020

Interventions of  Montserrat Sagot (Universidad de Costa Rica) and Karla Henriquez Ojeda (Universidad Bernardo O’Higgings, Chile) within the lecture series Social movements and social change in a global pandemic.

Interventions

Muerte, control social y bienestar en tiempos de Covid-19
Montserrat Sagot,Universidad de Costa Rica

Chile: From the citizens’revolt to solidarity and resistance during the lockdown
Karla Henriquez Ojeda, Universidad Bernardo O’Higgings, Chile

Details

Seminar online

Thursday 5 November 2020
5PM - 7PM

Register by sending an email at Geoffrey.Pleyers@uclouvain.be or luisavieirasouto@gmail.com to attend the seminar.

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Social movements and social change in a global pandemic

This international online seminar, coordinated by Geoffrey Pleyers & Breno Bringel, gathers scholars from different continents to analyse the way social movements and popular actors have faced the pandemic in a range of countries. It aims at elaborating and discussing a global perspective on the current crisis and the way actors may shape the societies that will emerge out of it.

The coronavirus pandemic has shaken our world. Beyond the sanitary crisis, it affect lives and societies in all their dimensions, from social relations to the climate crisis. It has exacerbated inequalities and amplified problems of political governance. The CoVid-19 outbreak is a battlefield for alternative futures. Shaping the meaning of the current crisis and opening new horizons for powerful visions for alternative futures is a major stake and will have a dramatic impact on society, the economic system, the daily life of billions of people as well as on the environmental crisis.

Read more : The pandemic is a battlefield. Social movements during the COVID-19 lockdown

Program

Speakers

  • Karla Henriquez Ojeda, Universidad Bernardo O’Higgings, Chile
  • Bandana Purkayastha, University of Connecticut
  • John Krinsky, City University of New York
  • Alexandra Kassir, American University of Beirut
  • Kate Alexander, University of Johannesburg

Oganizers

  • Geoffrey Pleyers, FNRS-UCLouvain & Collège d’Etudes Mondiales
  • Breno Bringel, IESP/State University of Rio de Janeiro

Practical information

Seminar online
sessions in English.

Register by sending an email at Geoffrey.Pleyers@uclouvain.be or luisavieirasouto@gmail.com

 

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