Join us as we hear about and discuss research carried out by advanced PhD students, faculty, postdocs, and movement based activist scholars. This workshop is a new collaborative exchange between academic institutions with specialties in disciplined social movement research.
Presenter: Heather Hax "Resource Mobilization and Worker Cooperatives: Pathways to Non-Extractive Financing"
Heather Hax is a PhD candidate in Sociology at York University in Toronto whose work focuses on worker cooperatives and anti-capitalist social transformation. Currently residing in Baltimore, Heather teaches Sociology at Towson University, is a member of the zero-waste team with the South Baltimore Community Land Trust and is an elder ally with Sunrise Movement Baltimore.
Presenter: Dr. Abdallah Hendawy "Revenge and radicalization in post-revolutionary Egypt".
Abdallah Hendawy, Ph.D., specializes in the study of mass mobilization and social movements with a particular focus on radicalization and violent insurgency in the Middle East. He has been actively engaged in several grassroots organizations, managed transnational action movements, and continues to provide analyses of regional developments for several think tanks, international organizations, and other global platforms.