Events Archive

December 1, 2018 - 9:00am to December 2, 2018 - 5:00pm

Hotel Mercure Wien Westbanhoff, Vienna, Austria

The 21st century has seen a resurgence in protest movements and political dissent around the world. Some of these have been multi-national – for example Occupy, Black Lives Matter and #MeToo – whereas others have had more limited or localised scope, focused on issues of political corruption, violence against...Read more

November 29, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Integrated Science Building (ISB) Room 145, UMass Amherst, USA

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

Refreshments will be served
Open to all

Dr. Otto von Busch is associate professor in Integrated Design at Parsons school of design. He has a background in arts, craft, design and...Read more

November 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

First Churches, 129 Main St, Northampton, MA [Note the new location!]

2018 Feinberg Series Another World Is Possible: Revolutionary Visions, Past and Present

 [Note the new location!] 

Distinguished historians Erica Armstrong Dunbar (Rutgers) and Barbara Krauthamer (UMass) will explore how enslaved and formerly enslaved African American women envisioned and experienced freedom. This is the capstone event of All Hamptons...Read more

November 17, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Greenfield Community College Dining Commons, One College Dr., Greenfield, MA

Greening Greenfield presents this one day forum: 

 If you are looking for hope and direction in these troubling times, and are seeking ways of connecting with others of many persuasions, please join us.  The Forum is anchored by two inspiring keynote speakers, Rev. Mariama White-Hammond & ...Read more

November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to November 18, 2018 - 1:00pm

Woolman Hill Retreat Center Deerfield, MA, USA

Between 1989 and 1993, hundreds of people flocked to Colrain, MA, to voice their opposition to war and military spending by supporting the war tax resistance of the Corner-Kehler household. As this year marks 25 years since the end of the Colrain action, they are inviting as many of...Read more

November 13, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

UMass Student Union Ballrom, UMass Amherst, MA, USA

2018 Feinberg Series Another World Is Possible: Revolutionary Visions, Past and Present

Educator, writer, public scholar and spoken word artist Walidah Imarisha will explore the history of sci-fi and social change, sharing tools for using science fiction as a practice ground for social justice strategizing and vision. Imarisha is...Read more

November 13, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

UMass Museum of Contemporary Art, UMass Amherst, MA, USA

2018 Feinberg Series Another World Is Possible: Revolutionary Visions, Past and Present

It has been 50 years since the historic Civil Rights and Liberation Movements of the 1960s and 1970s. In this workshop with Walidah Imarisha, participants will imagine themselves 55 years in the future, and engage in writing...Read more

November 11, 2018 - 2:45pm

The Rowe Center 22 Kings Highway Rowe, MA USA 01367

A two-year low-residential program preparing individuals to be leaders in justice work, while nurturing their spirits for sustainable, creative action.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018-2020 COHORT. Read more

November 9, 2018 - 4:00pm

Robert Crown Center, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, USA

The 21st Annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture

In 2017, newly elected mayor Antar Lumumba pledged to make Jackson “the most radical city on the planet,” building on decades of work toward the creation of a solidarity economy and alternative institutions such as people’s assemblies and workers cooperatives. Join our...Read more

November 9, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis Univ., in Shonkoff Ampitheater, Room G3, Waltham, MA

The Graduate Program in Conflict Resolution and Coexistence at Brandeis University cordially invites you to the 2018 Topol Lecture in Nonviolence Practice:

Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict: with Erica Chenoweth, PhD.

The lecture is free and open to the general public

...Read more

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