Picture of Geo Maher who is giving a talk and signing his new book entitled when cops are obsolete, the event is september 15, 2021 at 6pm at the campus center room 904-08

Talk and Book Signing: "When Cops Are Obsolete"

Event Details

Wednesday, Sep. 15, 2021

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Campus Center

1 Campus Center Way

Amherst, MA 01003

The Campus Center is located in the middle of campus. Parking is available in the Campus Center Garage.

More details on directions and parking.

Free - Seats limited, tickets required

Event Website

Online registration or tickets


Angelica Bernal

This event is on UMASS campus

This event is handicap accessible

Join us September 15, 2021 at 6pm - Campus Center Room 904-08 for a talk and book signing with Geo Maher "A World Without Police: How Strong Communities Make Cops Obsolete".

Seats limited, tickets required

For tickets, go to: When-cops-are-obsolete-tickets

Geo Maher is a Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science at Vassar College, having previously taught at Drexel University, San Quentin State Prison, and the Venezuelan School of Planning in Caracas. He is Senior Research Fellow at the Global Centre for Advanced Studies (GCAS) and has held visiting positions at the College of William and Mary, NYU’s Hemispheric Institute, and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He is co-editor of the Duke University Press series Radical Américas, and author of six books: We Created Chávez (Duke, 2013), Building the Commune (Verso, 2016), Decolonizing Dialectics (Duke, 2017), A World Without Police (Verso, 2021), Anticolonial Eruptions (University of California, 2022), and Spirals of Revolt (Common Notions, 2022).

This is a parallel in-person and virtual event. A link will be distributed to virtual event ticket-holders next week.