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2018-05-18

Donatella della Porta at the Belleuve Forum in Berlin – May 23, 2018

On May 23rd, 2018, the Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier talks with Donatella della Porta, Christoph Möllers and David Van Reybrouck about anti-politics, anti-establishment and the dangers of indifference to the political to address the 2018 topic of the Forum “Society without Politics – Testing Liberal Democracies”.

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On May 23rd, 2018, Donatella della Porta will be participating in the prestigious event series of the German Federal President “Forum Bellevue on the Future of Democracy”. In this occasion, professor della Porta will be discussing with the Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Christoph Möllers and David Van Reybrouck about anti-politics, anti-establishment and the dangers of indifference to the political to addess the 2018 topic of the Forum “Society without Politics – Testing Liberal Democracies”.

The Forum Bellevue makes a contribution to the critical and open debate on current and fundamental issues and thus to our liberal democracy. At the Forum’s events, the Federal President regularly discusses topics such as the effects of digitization, the impact of demographic change or how much inequality a democracy can with German and international partners from science, politics, culture, business and civil society.  The forum aims to provide space for controversial issues and new perspectives, and to seek open discussion on the conditions for success and the challenges of liberal democracy.

For more information, visit the Bellevue Forum website.

 

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29/11/2018

Call for Papers - International Conference on Feminist Alliances

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The conference will focus on the role played by discourses, practices and politics in the construction and political consequences of feminist alliances with inequalities defined by class, race/ethnicity, citizenship, age, disability and sexuality.

20/11/2018

Call for Papers - International Conference The Contentious Politics of Solidarity

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The conference will focus on the contestation of acts of solidarity by counter-movements and the state, as well as on resistance to it by migrant and pro-migrant movements.

09/11/2018

Donatella della Porta on the Growing Criminalization of Protest

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The criminalization of protest is growing: there are many signals of this both in ‘hybrid’ regimes and in democratic countries. In this interview, Donatella della Porta discusses the dynamics and consequences of such trend.

Publications

Journal Article - 2018

Movement parties of the far right: The organization and strategies of nativist collective actors

Andrea Pirro, Pietro Castelli Gattinara
Despite theoretical commonalities, very little empirical research has focused on far-right “movement parties” as collective actors operating both in the protest and the electoral arenas. The article redresses this inconsistency by exploring the organizational and strategic configuration of two far-right collective actors—the Hungarian Jobbik and the Italian CasaPound.

Monograph - 2018

Political Strategies and Social Movements in Latin America. The Zapatistas and Bolivian Cocaleros

Leonidas Oikonomakis
This book investigates how social movements form their political strategies in their quest for social change and -when they shift from one strategy to another- why and how that happens.