From Belgrade to Cairo: The Strategy and Organization of Non-Violent Revolution

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Room 1501 International Affairs Building

Over the past decade, organized non-violent resistance movements have been used to overthrow dictators from Serbia through to Georgia, Ukraine, and Egypt. Please join us to hear this panel of activists, writers, and academic experts discuss the advantages and problems confronting movements dedicated to non-violence in their attempts to promote democratic change.

Participants:

Srdja Popovic, Centre for Applied Non-Violent Action & Strategies (Belgrade), founder of OTPOR (Resistance)

Tina Rosenberg, Writer and author of Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World

Kurt Schock, Associate Professor of Sociology and Global Affairs, Rutgers University

Jack Snyder, Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Relations, Columbia University

Alfred Stepan, Wallace S. Sayre Professor of Government, Columbia University

Co-sponsored by the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center at Columbia University

Registration for this event is mandatory

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