The Uprisings: A Multimedia Lecture (Social Science Matters Series on Resistance)

October 15, 2015 - 6:00pm
350 Integrated Learning Center/Screening Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst

One of the crucial political questions of our time is how we understand—and respond to—the repeated and unruly expressions of popular outrage from Tunis and Cairo to Ferguson and Baltimore. This presentation combines lecture with dramatic scenes captured in activist video footage to explore the recent wave of uprisings that began in the once-thriving industrial city of Maribor and spread to bring down the government of Slovenia.

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