Conference: Democratic Resistances in Times of Rightwing Mobilization – University of Copenhagen

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Conference: Democratic Resistances in Times of Rightwing Mobilization

A one-day conference on protest, prefigurative politics, and the relationship between deliberation and resistance.

The conference is part of CAPS' two-day PhD course on democratic resistances.

Program

9.30 (CSS 18.01.11): Welcome remarks, Nicole Doerr, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen.

10:00 - 12:00 (CSS 18.01.11): Jane Mansbridge, Charles F. Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government:

"Democratic Resistances and Supports:  The Importance of Strengthening Worthy Government Legitimacy in Troubled Times."

With remarks by Biirte Siim, Professor, Institute for Cultural and Global Studies, Aalborg University, and Mikael Carleheden, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology University of Copenhagen.

12:00 - 13:00: Lunch break

13:00 - 14:00 (CSS 16.2.55): Jeffrey Juris, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Northeastern University, Boston:

"The Prospects for Democratic Resistance in the U.S. in an Age of Competing Populisms."

With remarks by Stine Krøijer, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen.

14:00 - 15:00 (CSS 16.2.55): Stellan Vintagen, Endowed Chair in the Study of Nonviolent Direct Action and Civil Resistance, Professor of Sociology and Adjunct Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst:

"‘Resistance’ and ‘Democratization’ – Contradiction or Collaboration?"

With remarks by Oscar Garcia Augustin, Associate Professor, Department of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University

15:00 - 15.30: Coffee break

15:30 - 16:30 (CSS 16.2.55): Nicole Doerr, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology University of Copenhagen:

"Democratic Resistances and Political Translation: Refugee Solidarity Activism in Comparison."

With remarks by Hans-Jörg Trenz, Professor, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen

The conference is open to the public.