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Reclaiming Democracy in the Square? Interpreting the Anti-Austerity and Pro-Democracy Movements

Department of Social Policy discussion

Date: Thursday 10 October 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speakers: Dr Heba Raouf Ezzat, Professor Marlies Glasius, Dr Armine Ishkanian
Chair: Professor David Lewis

The speakers shall examine the recent pro-democracy and anti-austerity movements which have become sites for political action, resistance, and solidarity. They shall consider the transnational diffusion, local specificities, and the wider impact of protests on political and policy developments.

For a full copy of the report, please click here: Final-Reclaiming-Democracy-Report|

Marlies Glasius is professor of international relations at the Department of Politics, University of Amsterdam.

Heba Raouf Ezzat is assistant professor at the Department of Political Science, Cairo University.

Armine Ishkanian is lecturer in NGOs and development at the Department of Social Policy, LSE.

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