New Course:
19th April – 24th May 2012
“Activists, Activism and Change”

How does what activists do matter? How does actvism bring about social and political change? In this series a number of scholars bring their various perspectives to this very pressing issue.

When: Tuesdays 19th of April – 24th of May, 6.30 – 8pm
Venue: The Alderman (upstairs), 134 Lygon St East Brunswick
Co-ordinator: Graham Willett (Melbourne Uni)

week 1

19th of April 2012

Social Movements and Social Change
(Graham Willett, Melbourne Uni)

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week 2

26th of April 2012

What the Right Got Right
(Graham Willett, Melbourne Uni)

week 3

3rd of May 2012

Taking it to the Streets: AIDS Activism in Australia
(Michael Connors, La Trobe Uni)

week 4

10th of May 2012

‘Beware the Long Hairs” Anti-Racist Movements of the Early 1960s
(Gwenda Tavan, La Trobe Uni)

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week 5

17th of May 2012

The First and Last Global Social Movement: The International Climate Movement
(Verity Burgmann, Melbourne Uni)

week 6

24th of May 2012

Gandhi and Western Non-Violence
(Sean Scalmer)

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