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First Mondays - "Why Civil Resistance Works: Unarmed Struggle in the Past and Future"

Location

Armstrong Theatre
inside Armstrong Hall, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St. (map)

Description

Erica Chenoweth, an internationally recognized authority on political violence and its alternatives, will present the  William Jovanovich Lecture in Foreign Affairs. She is an associate professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies and associate senior researcher at the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO).
Foreign Policy magazine ranked her among the Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2013. Chenoweth is the co-author (with Maria J. Stephan) of "Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict." The book earned them the 2013 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, which is presented annually in recognition of outstanding proposals for creating a more just and peaceful world order. The book also won the 2012 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award given annually by the American Political Science Association in recognition of the best book on government, politics, or international affairs published in the U.S. during the previous calendar year.
More about First Mondays: www.coloradocollege.edu/other/firstmondays/

First Mondays - "Why Civil Resistance Works: Unarmed Struggle in the Past and Future"
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  • Admission Fee: Free
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