The Everyday Life of Politics/The Politics of Everyday Life

25th January, 10-1pm, Arthur Lewis Board Room, University of Manchester New political subjectivities and movements emerge from the everyday, through experiences of injustice, quotidian modes of resistance, and the development of oppositional identities. Protest also...

Last reading group of 2013-14

Our last reading group of this academic year will be 10am Weds 9th July in Café Muse. We’ll be reading Simonds, W. (2013). Presidential Address: The Art of Activism. Social Problems, 60(1), 1–26. The piece discusses the relationship between sociology, activism...

Protest Talks 1: Let’s Start a Pussy Riot

Time: 2-5pm, 25th October Place: 3.204 University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester M19 2JJ All welcome. Please register via Eventbrite. Curators of new book Let’s Start a Pussy Riot will be discussing the group and the wider implications of their actions in an...

Defining Terms, Blurring Boundaries

Our intention with movements@manchester is to improve understanding of social movements and movement-like phenomena. We believe that social movement theories have potentially broader application than is generally seen in current research and also that these theories...