Social Movements Lab Events

yellow vests
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 11:00am

For over a year the Yellow Vest movement descended into the streets of France each Saturday. Earlier this year it developed forms of convergence with other movements, most notably with the massive strikes over pensions and with the student strikes. But now France is locked down during the virus... read more »


protest
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 9:30am

The Social Movements Lab will hold two dialogues via Zoom on the current situation in India. Originally, the dialogues were conceived to address the Citizenship (Amendment) Act passed by the Indian government in December 2019, which sparked violent protests throughout the country. The Act provides... read more »


Cancelled
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Save the dates! This seminar meets on Wednesday, January 22; Friday, January 24; Wednesday, January 29; and Friday, January 31. Registration details to come. Seminar description: Our aim is to interrogate the concept of class and study its contemporary political utility in three ways. First, we... read more »


Cancelled
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Save the dates! This seminar meets on Wednesday, January 22; Friday, January 24; Wednesday, January 29; and Friday, January 31. Registration details to come. Seminar description: Our aim is to interrogate the concept of class and study its contemporary political utility in three ways. First, we... read more »


Cancelled
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 12:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Save the dates! This seminar meets on Wednesday, January 22; Friday, January 24; Wednesday, January 29; and Friday, January 31. Registration details to come. Seminar description: Our aim is to interrogate the concept of class and study its contemporary political utility in three ways. First, we... read more »


Cancelled
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Save the dates! This seminar meets on Wednesday, January 22; Friday, January 24; Wednesday, January 29; and Friday, January 31. Registration details to come. Seminar description: Our aim is to interrogate the concept of class and study its contemporary political utility in three ways. First, we... read more »


Protesting man
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:00pm

In the last few years, organizing efforts have multiplied around migrant labor in Italian agriculture. Combining militant investigation and participation in struggles and strikes, activist scholars have addressed such crucial questions as the living conditions of migrants in "ghettos" and labour... read more »


Raised fists
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 1:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)

**Please join co-conveners, Abigail Boggs, Eli Meyerhoff, Nick Mitchell, Wahneema Lubiano, and Zach Schwartz-Weinstein for "Whose Crisis? Whose University? Abolitionist Study in and beyond Global Higher Education," a conference on Oct. 11-12.**We think it's time to take up an abolitionist approach... read more »


protest
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:00pm

This dialogue with focus on struggles to recuperate urban space against forces of gentrification and tourism. Specifically, we will focus on the efforts to prevent the eviction of the Casa Invisible, an occupied social center in Málaga, Spain. Participants in the dialogue will include Gerald... read more »


flyer for event
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Join Migrant Roots Media and Duke's Social Movements Lab for a talk by Rubén Figueroa of the Movimiento Migrante Mesoamericano.For the past 14 years, Rubén Figueroa has dedicated his life to defending the human rights of migrants traveling to the United States through Mexico and Central America.... read more »


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