The Southern Europe Crisis and Resistances

Event Date: 22 November 2012

Room B01
Clore Management Building
Birkbeck, University of London
Torrington Square, Bloomsbury
London WC1E 7HX

Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities present:

The Southern Europe Crisis and Resistances

Academics from Portugal, Italy, Greece, Spain will discuss the economic, political and humanitarian crisis austerity has created in South Europe. But PIGS can fly. The widespread protests of 2011 have started again in Spain, Portugal and Italy while in Greece the new austerity has brought the government close to collapse. Is austerity or resistance the future of Europe?
Introduction:

Luis Trindade – Chair (Birkbeck).

Speakers:

Andrea Fumagalli (University of Pavia, Italy)

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos (Coimbra University, Birkbeck Leverhulme Fellow)

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Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck)

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Juan Carlos Monedero (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

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Maria Margaronis (journalist for The Nation & The Guardian)

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