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December 2018

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Legacy Project — Dialogue with Courtland Cox, Wesley Hogan, and Naomi Nelson

December 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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A dialogue with Courtland Cox, Naomi Nelson, and Wesley Hogan on the SNCC Legacy Project and the practices of activists' documentation of movements. The SNCC Legacy Project is dedicated to telling the history of the movement from the perspective of the movement veterans and preserving its lessons for future generations.  The Project grapples with and proposes creative solutions to some questions that are central to the work of the Lab: such as, how to preserve the forms of knowledge production that…

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January 2019

The Struggle to Remain: Latin America – 1/14 & 1/16

January 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Please join us for events on the root causes of global migration, in particular, the role of the US, other western countries, large transnationals and corrupt governments in the creation of conditions that have given rise to a permanent flow of human beings fleeing violence and death.   Dates: Monday, Jan. 14th & Wednesday, Jan. 16th -- 12pm-1pm   For these two sessions focusing on Latin America, we have invited Suyapa Portillo Villeda, Associate Professor of Chicano/a-Latino/a Transnational Studies at…

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The Struggle to Remain: Latin America – 1/14 & 1/16

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Please join us for events on the root causes of global migration, in particular, the role of the US, other western countries, large transnationals and corrupt governments in the creation of conditions that have given rise to a permanent flow of human beings fleeing violence and death.   Dates: Monday, Jan. 14th & Wednesday, Jan. 16th -- 12pm-1pm   For these two sessions focusing on Latin America, we have invited Suyapa Portillo Villeda, Associate Professor of Chicano/a-Latino/a Transnational Studies at…

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February 2019

The Yellow Vests Movement (gilets jaunes) – mapping session – Feb. 11

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Yellow Vests movement in France (gilets jaunes) began in November 2018 in response to the government raising taxes on gasoline.  Protests have taken place every Saturday since then in cities and towns throughout France.  The demands of protestors have expanded to include also the reinstatement of the “solidarity tax” on the very rich and raising the minimum wage, among others. We'll have two events: 1) A mapping session - Monday, Feb. 11 - 12pm-1pm 2) A dialogue session with…

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Yellow Vests Movement (gilets jaunes) – dialogue with Antonio Negri and Judith Revel – Feb 13

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Yellow Vests movement in France (gilets jaunes) began in November 2018 in response to the government raising taxes on gasoline.  Protests have taken place every Saturday since then in cities and towns throughout France.  The demands of protestors have expanded to include also the reinstatement of the “solidarity tax” on the very rich and raising the minimum wage, among others. We’ll have two events: 1) A mapping session – Monday, Feb. 11 – 12pm-1pm 2) A dialogue session with…

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Feminist Strike is coming! : The March 8th Uprising in the Spanish State (2018-2019) – mapping

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join the Social Movements Lab to discuss the upcoming 2019 Feminist Strike in Spain, as well as the challenges and accomplishments of the 2018 feminist strike. We will have a 'mapping' session on Wed. 02/27 and a 'dialogue' session on Mon. 03/04, facilitated by a Ph.D student at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Lucía Hellín Nistal, and by Duke Social Movement Lab Fellow, Elia Romera Figueroa. On the 8th of March, 2018, Spain joined many other countries worldwide during the International…

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March 2019

Feminist Strike is coming! : The March 8th Uprising in the Spanish State (2018-2019) – dialogue

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join the Social Movements Lab to discuss the upcoming 2019 Feminist Strike in Spain, as well as the challenges and accomplishments of the 2018 feminist strike. We will have a 'mapping' session on Wed. 02/27 and a 'dialogue' session on Mon. 03/04, facilitated by a Ph.D student at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Lucía Hellín Nistal, and by Duke Social Movement Lab Fellow, Elia Romera Figueroa. On the 8th of March, 2018, Spain joined many other countries worldwide during the International…

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Migrant Caravans: “a new social movement that walks for a livable life” – Mapping Session

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join the Social Movements Lab for two linked events on the theme of the migrant caravans. The caravans of Central American migrants moving toward the US border have been tracked by the mainstream media and employed by the US government as prime examples of a state of emergency. In this dialogue with Amarela Varela and Blanca Cordero we will instead explore the phenomenon of caravans, as best as we can, from the perspectives of the migrants themselves and the Mexican…

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Migrant Caravans: “a new social movement that walks for a livable life” – Dialogue

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join the Social Movements Lab for two linked events on the theme of the migrant caravans. The caravans of Central American migrants moving toward the US border have been tracked by the mainstream media and employed by the US government as prime examples of a state of emergency. In this dialogue with Amarela Varela and Blanca Cordero we will instead explore the phenomenon of caravans, as best as we can, from the perspectives of the migrants themselves and the Mexican…

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April 2019

Migrant and Anti-racist Struggles in Germany

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Social Movements Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 5), 114 S Buchanan Blvd
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Social Movements Lab is having an event Wed., 4/10, 12pm, on migrant and anti-racist struggles in Germany. Please come to a dialogue with Mario Neumann to discuss “Welcome United,” a migrant solidarity and anti-racist initiative in Germany, which has organized mass demonstrations in Berlin and Hamburg. We will explore the German networks of migrant communities and solidarity organizations that have been particularly active since the summer of 2015. For the Lab, this conversation will allow us to extend further…

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