Events Archive

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May 13, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Zoom webinar

Resistance Studies Initiative Spring Webinar Speaker Series: Distinguished researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues

Carol Kalafatic (Quechua, Spanish & Croatian) is a Resistance Studies Fellow with tthe Resistance Studies Initiative at UMass Amherst and has been working alongside Indigenous Peoples (IPs) since 1991, as an organizer, workshop provider, trans-disciplinary scholar, and policy advocate for IPs’ self-determination and food sovereignty. 

Chief Gary Harrison (Ahtna), Traditional Chief of Chickaloon Village, Alaska, and Tribal Chairman of Chickaloon Village Traditional Council was named Traditional Chief in 1994.Read more

May 11, 2021 - 12:00pm

Zoom webinar

Discussants

·   Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Professor of Sociology, New York University
·   Laura Gorriahn, Researcher, ERC Project Protest and Order. Contentious Politics, Democratic Theory and the Changing Shape of Western Democracy, Freie Universität Berlin

Moderator:

Nicole Doerr, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Copenhagen, Director...Read more

April 30, 2021 - 10:00am to May 1, 2021 - 4:45pm

Zoom webinar

The University of Massachusetts Amherst and The GroundTruth Project   present this free online conference commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Pentagon Papers public release. 

Daniel Ellsberg, Edward Snowden, Amy Goodman, Frances FitzGerald, John Dean, Elizabeth Holtzman, Fredrik Logevall, Beatrice Fihn, Hedrick Smith, and many other distinguished historians, journalists, activists,...Read more

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April 28, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Zoom webinar

Resistance Studies Initiative Spring Webinar Speaker Series: Distinguished researchers and activists share critical reflections on resistance issues

Dr. Z. Fareen Parvez is Associate Professor of Sociology and Senior Research Scholar with the UMass Resistance Studies Initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a 2019-20 member of the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton.She is the author of Politicizing Islam: the Islamic Revival in France and India (Oxford University Press, 2017) and is currently researching the political economy of debt in marginalized Muslim and Dalit communities in India.Read more

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April 27, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Zoom webinar

Join Pace e Bene trainer Rivera Sun for a skillbuilding webinar on creative actions to build a culture of peace and active nonviolence. Shake up your go-to protests, unpack the tactical toolbox, explore new action ideas, dig into how creative actions enthuse and energize people for making change. We’ll...Read more

April 27, 2021 - 5:00pm

Zoom webinar

Civil Liberties and Public Policy at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA presents:

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April 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to April 25, 2021 - 10:30pm

Zoom webinar

The conference is envisioned as a virtual space for grassroots organizations, community activists, educators, students, and others committed to social and environmental justice to come together to exchange experiences/information, strengthen alliances and networks, and devise strategies to create an explicitly post-capitalist society using the “Solidarity Economy” framework.

April 20, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Zoom webinar

Smith College guest lecturer Leo XL Y Fuentes Jr, will be speaking on behalf of indigenous communities in the Philippines on the water history of the Philippines from the pre-colonial era, through imperialism, and to modern day neo-colonial policies that grant water rights to corporations. Fuentes will use case...Read more

April 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

Zoom webinar

Rooted in Indigenous communities from two hemispheres but committed to building alliances across geo-political divides, Indigenous

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April 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

Zoom webinar

Arts Extension Service , UMass Amherst is excited to announce this panel. Take part in the free symposium. Panelists Susan Theberge, Citizen’s Action Network / Extinction Rebellion Red Brigade; Carolina Aragón, Landscape Architecture UMass, Climate Visualization Artist; and Nicole Young, Performance Poet and Philanthropy Professional, and others will share...Read more

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