Special Session at Left Forum (April 17-19) Pace University (across from City Hall), New York City

Revolution and Protest Yesterday and Tomorrow

SATURDAY, April 18, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

-- Pace University (room to be announced) --

Panel discussion flowing from the newly-published eight-volume International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest (Wiley-Blackwell)

  Walden Bello

  Kunal Chattopadhyay

  Paul Le Blanc

  Immanuel Ness

  Frances Fox Piven

Exploring historical experience and patterns of relevance for left scholars and activists at the present political juncture, the discussion will survey:

  1. the purpose of the encyclopedia -- as a tool for scholars and activists today and tomorrow
  2. globalization and international revolution -- historically and today
  3. revolutionary traditions as resources for social change
  4. new (and not-so-new) realities of our time
  5. how progressive social change is brought about -- lessons and challenges for today

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Revolution and Protest Books

 

For information on the Left Forum (April 17-19): http://www.leftforum.org/2009

For information on the Encyclopedia: www.revolutionprotestencyclopedia.com