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Social Movements and Solidarity in a Time of Crisis

Social Movements and Solidarity in a Time of Crisis

March 24, 2022 @ 3-4:30pm EST 
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Ayça Çubukçu is Associate Professor in Human Rights and Co-Director of LSE Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2020, she was appointed as a Senior Fellow of the Fung Global Fellows program at Princeton University. Dr Çubukçu leads the Internationalism, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Solidarity research group at LSE. She is also an Honorary Member of the Centre on Social Movement Studies at the European University Institute; Co-editor of LSE International Studies Series at Cambridge University Press; Co-editor of Humanity Journal, and Co-Editor of Jadaliyya’s Turkey Page. 

Rana Sakurieh is a sociology instructor at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Her Ph.D. dissertation examines the interplay of endogenous and exogenous factors shaping the trajectory of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) in Toronto. Her latest co-authored article is "Publics Forums in the Algerian and Lebanese hiraks or autonomy in the making". 

Lesley Wood is Associate Professor of Sociology at York University in Toronto, Canada. She is the author of  Direct Action, Deliberation and Diffusion (Cambridge UP 2012) and Crisis and Control: The Militarization of Protest Policing.