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Workshop: People’s Power in the Struggle for Freedom

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CGHR is pleased to invite you to attend to the four-day workshop on civil resistance and non-violent conflict with participants from the International Center on Non-Violent Conflict (ICNC). This is event is organised by the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) and the Cambridge International Studies Association (CISA) with CGHR .

This four-day series of workshops and discussions is designed to provide an in-depth and multi-disciplinary perspective on civilian movements and campaigns that defend basic rights, accountability, and justice through non-violent means. We invite participants from academia (both scholars and students), employees of NGOs and relevant policymaking bodies and active members of social movements.

Thematic Sessions include: Costs and Risks in Civil Resistance, Forgotten History of Civil Resistance, Agency of People and their Collection Actions, Transforming Physical Space in Civil Resistance, Media in Civil Resistance, Sustained People’s Nonviolent Mobilization in Egypt, Movement in Action: Strategies, Tactics and Planning, Civil Resistance and a Violent Flank in South Africa, Women and Minorities in Civil Resistance.

The speakers and instructors at the workshop will include: Jack DuVall, ICNC President, Hardy Merriman, ICNC Senior Advisor, Dr. Maciej Bartkowski, ICNC Senior Director, Professor Howard Barrell, Arwa Hassan, International Development Specialist.

Participants can register by emailing Or Rosenboim ( Questions about the workshop can be directed to Dr. Eilstrup-Sangiovanni ( As a rule, participants are required to attend all sessions.

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NOTE: All participants MUST preregister for the workshop (free of charge) by 10 April 2012.

This talk is part of the Centre of Governance and Human Rights Events series.

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