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Social movement learning and knowledge production in the struggle for peace with social justice: a case study from southwest Colombia
How do social movements learn through their struggles for social change? What type of knowledge do they produced? In situations of conflict, repression and widespread human rights violations such as in southwest Colombia, how to social movements harness learning and knowledge in order to sustain, reproduce and strengthen their struggles? And how should academia relate to these processes and […]Find out more »
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Prof. Mario Novelli, Dr. Birgul Kutan & Patrick Kane, University of Sussex This session will explore initial reflections from a two-year ESRC funded research project that began in January 2018, seeking to understand how social movements, in some of the most complex and conflict affected contexts in the world, build knowledge, develop strategy, […]Find out more »
‘Past struggles, present realities, future victories? Social movement learning and knowledge production’
Dr. Aziz Choudry, Associate Professor McGill University A significant area of social movement knowledge production concerns historical knowledge and how it is used in activist contexts. Activists are engaging with historical materials, debates and ideas from earlier periods of struggle. Some movement activists and educators look at this history with an eye to […]Find out more »
Radical Voices from the Global South This seminar brings together social movement leaders and activists from Nepal, Colombia, South Africa and Turkey to reflect on how their movements build knowledge, develop strategy and organize in the pursuit of social justice in conflict affected contexts.Find out more »