Protesters stage a sit-in at Seattle City Hall, June 3, 2020. Credit: SounderBruce (CC)
Protests in Perspective: Civil Disobedience and Activism Today
Friday, November 13, 202012:00 pm – 1:30 pm EDT/GMT-4
2020 Protests in Perspective: A Webinar Series Sponsored by the Open Society University Network (OSUN) and Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Civil disobedience is a storied political tradition. Can it empower today’s activists? How should we understand the connection between protest and democracy? Citing movements from the recent past and using empirical data, this panel will address the relationship between forms of resistance and successful progressive reform. Moderator: Ting Ting Cheng (Legal Momentum). Panelists: Deva Woodly (New School) and Erica Chenowith (Harvard University).
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To watch the livestream on YouTube, visit carnegiecouncil.org/live.