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Seminars 2017


Tuesday 12 December

Consumer Activism
Joint seminar with the Centre for Consumer Science (CFK) at the Gothenburg Research Institute to discuss two texts about consumer politics

Thursday 2 November (with Historiesociologiska seminariet)

1968: Hendrix, Black Power och drömmen om en revolution
Håkan Thörn presents book manuscript
Discussant: Stefan Jonsson, Linköping University

Wednesday 4 October (with Allmänna seminariet)

Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City
Don Mitchell, Uppsala University

Thursday 21 September

Book seminar:
Climate action in a globalizing world

Carl Cassegård, Linda Soneryd, Håkan Thörn and Åsa Wettergren (eds)
Discussant: Karin Bäckstrand, Stockholm University and Eva Lövbrand, Linköping University
The seminar is followed by a reception in the lunch room

Thursday 24 August

Local reactions to refugees in Germany: potentials and limits of civic engagement
Priska Daphi, Frankfurt University

Thursday 8 June

Asef Bayat on ‘non-movements’, ‘uncivil society’ and the resistance politics of the urban poor in the Middle East.
We read two articles and discuss the perspectives of one of the few that anticipated the Arab Uprising 2011. Introduction: Stellan Vinthagen

Thursday 4 May

Framing demands and contextualising outcomes: The Spanish housing movement (2009-2016)
Miguel A. Martínez, Uppsala University

Thursday 6 April

A repertoire of unrulyness? Youth riots and the limit of Contentious Politics Studies
Andrés Brink, Lund University

Wednesday 15 March

Civil society versus NGOs?: The 2014 citizen plenums and environmental organisations in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Adam Fagan, Queen Mary University of London
Discussant: Magnus Boström, Örebro University

Wednesday 8 February

Book seminar
Animal Rights Activism: A Moral-Sociological Perspective on Social Movements
Kerstin Jacobsson & Jonas Lindblom
Discussant: Bjørn Schiermer, University of Erfurt
The seminar is followed by a reception in the lunch room

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