Activists and Activisms Amidst Occupy-Type Protests: Practices, Possibilities and Dilemmas

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: 418
RC48 Social Movements, Collective Actions and Social Change (host committee)

Language: Spanish and English

Session Organizer:
Ignacia PERUGORRIA, Rutgers University, USA
Ignacia PERUGORRIA, Rutgers University, USA
Activists and Activism In The Occupy Movements In France and In Ireland (Oral Presentation)
Didier CHABANET, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France; Frédéric ROYALL, University of Limerick, Ireland

Embodied Protest in Occupy London: Between Homo Sacer and the Biopolitical Body (Oral Presentation)
Jana COSTAS, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; Juliane REINECKE, Warwick University, United Kingdom

Everything but the Funnel Cake: Art and the University of Puerto Rico Student Occupation of 2010 (Oral Presentation)
Katherine EVERHART, Vanderbilt University, USA

Occupy Gezi: From an Uprising to a Social Movement? (Oral Presentation)
Ayse SAKTANBER, Middle East Technical University, Turkey; Binnaz SAKTANBER, City University of New York, Graduate Center, USA