Globalized Authoritarianism and Its Effects: Regimes, Refugees, & Resistance

February 21, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Globalized Authoritarianism and Its Effects: Regimes, Refugees, & Resistance  

A Panel Presentation and Q&A featuring: Sidney Tarrow, Professor Emeritus at Cornell University, Wendy Pearlman, Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University, and Jackie Smith, Professor of Sociology at Pitt. Panelists will offer insights on contemporary political polarization and its relationship to broader social and political processes. Tarrow is author of over a dozen books, he is a renowned scholar of social movements and transnationalism and has recently written about the War on Terror's effects on mobilization. Pearlman is Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University and a Middle East and diaspora expert. Smith’s research addresses relationships between economic globalization and conflict. This panel is co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Global Studies Center, and the Year of Pitt Global. It is part of the Human Rights Working Group’s “Human Rights in Pittsburgh and the World” Speaker Series.

 

Location and Address

2432 Posvar Hall