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Natasha Basu examines the concept of civil disobedience against the background of political and economic globalisation. She focuses on a number of assumptions relating to non-violent action, remedial versus revolutionary aims, citizens as agents of disobedience and civility. Some of the cases examined include the civil disobedience campaigns of Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi, citizen-smuggling in the case of unauthorized migration, and cases of feminist disobedience such as Pussy Riot in Russia, Seed/Water Satyagraha in India and the women only Umoja Village in Kenya.

Event details of Transnationalism, Migration and Feminism in Civil Disobedience
Date 17 September 2019
Time 12:00 -13:00
Location Agnietenkapel

Mw. N. Basu: Is This Civil? Transnationalism, Migration and Feminism in Civil Disobedience


Dr R. Celikates

Prof. B. Roessler


Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231
1012 EZ Amsterdam