[WSMDiscuss] zoom-symposium on “Social Movements and Political Mobilization in times of Global Pandemic”

Francine Mestrum mestrum at skynet.be
Sun Apr 19 08:19:20 CEST 2020


important articles on the 'globalisation' of social movements


Op 18/04/2020 om 19:19 schreef Tord Björk via WSM-Discuss:
>           Stellan Vinthagen
>           <https://www.facebook.com/stellan.vinthagen?__tn__=%2CdC-R-R&eid=ARAnUKEUIYd0G412pO4L1tJjXk18odYqW3WZ-9u4MvjaMdSDjSEXAXxwhN3HPo5jWL5fj8abo2IL8__4&hc_ref=ARSzzxUzPO9MdBJusJcpVxmjsmV-1k6FURFXuOk1J0GerN27PnP_JPEqkGVraHcg1og&fref=nf> has
>           made this public on his facebook page so I suppose it is
>           open to anyone:
> This is to announce the zoom-symposium on “Social Movements and 
> Political Mobilization in times of Global Pandemic” organised by the 
> University of Copenhagen Department of Sociology and its newly created 
> CoMMonS Copenhagen Center for Political Mobilisation and Social 
> Movement Studies. April 27 and 28, join via Zoom (see links below).
> University of Copenhagen Department of Sociology
> Copenhagen Centre on Political Mobilisation and Social Movement 
> Studies (CoMMonS)
> Symposium on ZOOM
> Social Movements and Political Mobilisation in Times of Global Pandemic
> April 27th Zoom-link first day:
> https://ucph-ku.zoom.us/j/66827296379… 
> <https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fucph-ku.zoom.us%2Fj%2F66827296379%3Fpwd%3DUTk3RFpUYmZmSmdlMXB2K0JURmsrUT09%26fbclid%3DIwAR0eqZR2xd7fu0OIbdcwmtsYtE1nUtI3D_fcKTGJevZQe3W5Nj4EsdDmNRk&h=AT3BaBgk-XJlCAL67cZqEKXQv3WQfTyO47gplMz1IX-N8xDvtZZxvFty76jd8IfFY0qIuoVjttudhMhQTXV9DYcqxGHOahoTy6z4Fs4Wsrf2oXjqoMIog9Rew1lda9hw9P6sjUGwSwdGKHew-9HxDWUqPQVdDFDmxw>
> *10.00-12.00 Copenhagen and Paris *11-13.00 Beer Sheva
> Panel vulnerable voices, Strikes, and Pro-democracy protests: 
> Solidarity ‘locked down’?
>  Erika Skov, University of Copenhagen: We want security, peace and 
> tranquility – political mobilization in two well-off Mexican 
> communities at the US-Mexico border.
>  Clement Petitjean, Université Versailles Saint-Quentin: Whatever 
> Happened to the French Strike Movement? Keeping the struggle going in 
> the time of Covid-19".
>  Miguel Martinez, Stockholm University: Mutating Mobilisations during 
> the Pandemic Crisis in Spain
>  Liora Sion, University of Copenhagen: Citizenship, protest and 
> Israel´s state of emergency.
>  Kassim Alsraiha, Ben Gurion University: Citizenship and the Bedouin 
> Minority in Israel in the shadow of COVID-19 crises
> Chair: Noa Milman, University of Copenhagen
> 13.00-14.30 Copenhagen
> Panel Theory and Social Movements in Times of Pandemic
>  Geoffrey Pleyers FNRS-UCLouvain: CoVid outbreak as a battlefield for 
> alternative futures: Progressive, capitalist and authoritarian 
> movements’ narratives and alternative futures
>  Mikael Carleheden, University of Copenhagen: Theory and practice: 
> Theorizing social movements from the perspective of Critical theory
>  Margit Mayer, TU Berlin. What does it mean to be a (radical) urban 
> scholar-activist, or activist scholar, in times of COVID?
>  Håkan Thörn, Göteborg University: Critical social movement theory: 
> Revisiting NSM theory and bringing Marx back in
>  Stellan Vintagen, University of Massachusetts Amherst: Constructive 
> Resistance among the Landless Workers in Brazil: How resistance can 
> simultanously build up the future and more just society and resist the 
> systems of oppressions of today
> Chair: Jonas Toubøl, University of Copenhagen
> *14.30-16.00 Copenhagen
> Panel Civil society responses to pandemic
>  Priska Daphi, Bielefeld University: Watchdog, innovator, service 
> provider? Civil society in states of emergency
>  Jonas Toubøl, Hjalmar Alexander Bang Carlsen; Snorre Ralund, 
> University of Copenhagen: Solidarity and Volunteering in the 
> Coronavirus Crisis
>  Thomas P. Boje, Roskilde University: The Populist Challenge – may 
> civil society involvement be an answer?”
>  Óscar Agustín, Aalborg University: ‘You are not alone’; how to build 
> solidarity in spaces of distance
> *4.15 p.m. Copenhagen, *10.15 Montréal and Toronto, *7.15 a.m. Los Angeles
> Panel Social Movements Organizing and Endurance
>  Donatella Della Porta, Scuola Normale Superiore: Social movements in 
> times of pandemic—and afterwards
>  Lesley Wood, York University: Social Movements as Essential Services
>  Nina Eliasoph, University of Southern California: Bernie Sanders 
> Activists and Mainstream Democratic Activists Imagining Multiple 
> Unimaginable Futures in the United States a Few Months Before Total 
> Collapse.
>  Doug McAdam, Stanford University: COVID As Exogenous Shock: It Just 
> Gets Curioser and Curioser
>  Pascale Dufour, Université de Montréal, Contentious politics in time 
> of pandemic: what does it change?
> Chair: Nicole Doerr, University of Copenhagen
> April 28 Zoom-link for April 28
> https://ucph-ku.zoom.us/j/68561976043… 
> <https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fucph-ku.zoom.us%2Fj%2F68561976043%3Fpwd%3DY2JpQXQxbUk1d0R0ckZpMkZ3eFQxdz09%26fbclid%3DIwAR02v3YEPTNA0-3mwCoCAmLD8rG_0E0LBZac5rQT_wCSPODs5BPh1QQO9sw&h=AT2xujNyGZKxPGAoUWyQyMNroH8oqmNGsYsLiKfKNOl3BMVobUOQXJrFMzmAfecFkLd4xn3z7OKxJEsi76XqfH9CS5T2ghEmlb5afrvKaP-rqNfpwejH3GMFrS4uRQYreJgvjv3vuvG3zigC-I08v28MWdKcaQs6kg>
> *10.00-12.00 Copenhagen/ *11.00-13.00 Moscow
> Panel Perceptions and Activism on the issue of Climate justice in 
> times of Pandemic
>  Lasse Lindekilde and Thomas Olesen, Aarhus University: When does 
> climate change concern lead to climate activism and pro-environmental 
> consumption? The role of physical proximity, nature of imposed project 
> and personal costs
>  Mattias Wahlström, Göteborg University and Katrin Uba, Uppsala 
> University: Conceptualizing and exploring the ‘Greta effect’ on 
> micro-mobilization for climate protest
>  Joost de Moor, Stockholm University: Postapocalyptic 
> environmentalism and the missing movement on transformative climate 
> adaptation.
>  Maria Chiara Franceschelli, National Research University Higher 
> School of Economics, Moscow: Good Example and New Needs: How Russian 
> Social Movements Shape Environmental Policy.
> Discussant: Anders Blok, University of Copenhagen
> *13.00-14.30 Copenhagen
> Panel Visual mobilization, digital media, and conflicts about migration
>  Tina Askanius, Malmö University: Women in the Nordic Resistance 
> Movement and their online media practices: between internalised 
> misogyny and ‘embedded feminism’
>  Simon Teune, IPB/TU Berlin: Appropriation of Abhorred Symbols. The 
> Case of the German Extreme Right
>  Anne Ring Petersen, University of Copenhagen: Postmigrant 
> Mobilization and Art in Public Space: the Visual ‘Opening Act’ of the 
> Maxim Gorki Theatre’s 4. Berliner Herbstsalon 2019
>  Ekatherina Zhukowa, Lund University: Using Historical Images of 
> Atrocity for Right-Wing Political Mobilisation on Social Media
>  Markus Lundström, Umeå University: Digital Media and Collective Memories
> *14.30-16.00 Copenhagen, *8.30-10.00 Boston, Cambridge and Montréal
> Panel Democratic Legitimacy and Public Debate in times of Pandemic
>  Vivien Schmidt, Boston University: Dilemmas for Democratic 
> Legitimacy in the Corona virus crisis, with lessons learned from the 
> Eurozone crisis
>  Jane Mansbridge and José L. Martí: Governance in a Pandemic – Huge 
> Mistakes, Collective Learning, and Possible Steps Forward
>  Hans-Jörg Trenz, University of Copenhagen: The public sphere in 
> emergency: from standstill to resilience
>  Laurence Bherer, Université de Montréal: How Cov-19 impacts 
> participatory process in France and Canada tbc.
>  Nicole Doerr: University of Copenhagen: Decision-making, 
> uncertainty, fear of failure: pre/figurations of present futures among 
> climate justice activists in Germany and Denmark
> Chair: Janus Hansen, University of Copenhagen
> *16.15-18.00 Copenhagen, 10.15-12.15*Toronto, *9.15-11.15am Los Angeles
> Panel Intersectionality, Migration, Struggles for Citizenship
>  Jean Beaman, UC Santa Barbara: “Living on the Margins, before and 
> during COVID-19”?
>  Eléonore Lépinard, Université de Geneve: Feminist Trouble. Race, 
> Whiteness and Intersectionality in Feminist Movements
>  Tunay Altay and Gökce Yurdakul Humboldt University of Berlin: 
> Embodying Bordering Practices: A Study of Trans* Migrants Occupied 
> with Street Sex Work in Berlin.
>  Anna Korteweg, University of Toronto: tbc.
> Chair: Birte Siim, Aalborg University
> Plenary Debate: what decisions do societies need now and following the 
> pandemic?
> *18.15-20.00 Copenhagen *12.15-14.00 New York City
>  Sabrina Zajak, DeZIM Institute: (The urgent need for) Transnational 
> Solidarity in Times of Crisis in the Global North and South
>  Peter Abrahamson, University of Copenhagen: Welfare services as a 
> precondition for a flourishing civil society? Denmark during the 
> Corona crisis
>  Sarah Swider, University of Copenhagen: title tbc.
>  Pauline Stoltz, Aalborg University: Gender and the pandemic in the 
> Nordic region
>  Malgorzata Kurjanska, University of Copenhagen: A struggle for moral 
> superiority: politics and protests in the time of the Corona in Poland
>  Sophia Wathne, Scuola Normale Superiore: Food sovereignty and Covid-19
> Tord Björk
> email: tord.bjork at gmail.com <mailto:tord.bjork at gmail.com>, skype: 
> tordbjork, tel: +46 (0)722 15 16 90
> address: Götgatan 7 A, 29133 Kristianstad, Sweden
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