It’s out! Max Haiven and I are pleased to announce the publication of What Moves Us: The Lives and Times of the Radical Imagination, a collected volume of powerful articles and interviews focusing on radical social change and the radical imagination in dark times. This volume is a co-publication between the Radical Imagination Project, Upping the Anti, and Fernwood Publishing. You can buy your copy from Fernwood here.
On April 21 and 22, 2016 the Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence, Italy hosted the 4th seminar in the Social Movements & Media Technologies series organized by the Centre for Global Media and Democracy (CGMD) at Goldsmiths University of London and the Centre on Social Movement Studies (COSMOS), Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence. I had the great privilege of being an invited participant for this engaging seminar organized around the theme “The Missing Actor: The Meaning of Political Cultures for Media/Movements Interactions” – check out the list of presenters and abstracts as well as the past and future work of the series.
Take a look at a new article by me and Radical Imagination Project co-director Max Haiven about the possibilities, pitfalls, and promises of solidarity research with social movements and academic activism. Published in Social Justice Studies, this article is open-access and part of a great double issue about academic activism.
Research for and about radical social transformation – and the imagination that inspires it – in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Interested? Find out more by clicking here.