720 Social movements as embodied collective acts

Saturday, August 4, 2012: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
OB 38 (Faculty of Economics)

RC48 Social Movements, Collective Actions and Social Change (host committee)
Session Organizer:
Tova BENSKI, Colman, Israel
Tova BENSKI, Colman, Israel
Being the change: Performative acts in social movements (Oral Presentation)
Lois Ruskai MELINA, Union Institute & University, USA

'Fuck middle class... burning and looting tonight!': Forging the activist's body in contemporary Germany (Oral Presentation)
Bob KURIK, Charles University, Czech Republic; Malte STIEBER, University of Bremen, Germany

Talking bodies in public: Embodied activism and strategies for protest (Oral Presentation)
Begonya ENGUIX, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), Spain

Fat. Hairy. Sexy. Contesting standards of beauty and sexuality in the gay community (Oral Presentation)
Nathaniel PYLE, University of California at Santa Barbara, USA