How are we to understand the rise of Trump and illiberal populist regimes in the world today? What effects is globalized authoritarianism having on the creation and treatment of refugees? And how can we work to collectively resist xenophobia, nativism, and discrimination in our local communities? This panel brings together distinguished scholar-activists Sidney Tarrow, Wendy Pearlman, and Jackie Smith to address these questions, highlight findings from their research, and answer audience questions.
Thursday, February 21
Globalized Authoritarianism and Its Effects: Regimes, Refugees, and Resistance
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sidney Tarrow, Wendy Pearlman, Jackie Smith
Posvar Hall 2432
Global Studies Center along with Department of Sociology and Human Rights in Pittsburgh; World Speaker Series