Movements@Manchester

Harvesting hope: the permaculture movement in India

NB This blog post was first published on openDemocracy, as part of the openMovements series (29 July 2018). The major transformative potential of permaculture in India lies in its ability to make small-scale farmers self-sufficient. Hence, it offers viable solutions...

Reading Group Series, Semester 1 2018-19

For this semester we’re focusing our readings on the relationship between global sociology and social movements. All welcome; no need to sign up in advance. All sessions in 3.040, Arthur Lewis Building, University of Manchester. 2-4 pm, Wed 17th Oct Burawoy, M....

Hamburg G20 protests and alternative futures

NB This blog post was first published on openDemocracy, as part of the openmovements series. On July 8, 2017, the last day of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, an estimated 76,000 people came together under the motto of ‘solidarity without borders instead of G20’ and marked...