Non-BC Events & Conferences

SOCIETIES IN MOVEMENT: REINVENTING DEMOCRACY FROM GREECE TO THE US TO BOSNIA by MARINA SITRIN

Respondent: Alan Aha [Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, Brooklyn College]
Brooklyn College Graduate Center for Worker Education

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Dinner & Lecture, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
25 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10004

At this event, hosted by the Economic Democracy Project and co-sponsored by Students for a Democratic Alternative (SODA), Marina Sitrin will discuss her book that she wrote with Dario Azzelini titled, "They Can't Represent Us", along with updates from other movements.

Marina Sitrin is a writer, lawyer, teacher, organizer and dreamer. Marina holds a PhD in Global Sociology and a JD in International Women's Human Rights. Her work focuses on social movements and justice, specifically looking at new forms of social organization, such as autogestion, horizontalidad, prefigurative politics and new affective social relationships and has been heavily involved in OCCUPY movements worldwide. Sitrin is the editor of "Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina" (2006) AK Press, author of "Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism & Autonomy in Argentina" (2012) Zed Books, and "Occupying Language: The Secret Rendezvous with History and the Present" (2012) Zucotti Park Press.

If you want the free dinner, please RSVP by sending an email to kedusei@brooklyn.cuny.edu.

Economic Democracy Project Collective Courage
Brooklyn College Graduate Center for Worker Education

September 3, 2014 @ 6:00 PM

At this event, hosted by The Economic Democracy Project, speaker Jessica Gordon Nembhard, author of "Collective Courage", will be discussing excerpts from her book. Nembhard is Professor of Community Justice and Social Economic Development in the Department of Africana Studies at John Jay College (CUNY).

For more information, please see the event flyer. For more information email: kedusei@brooklyn.cuny.edu.