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Black Liberation in the Age of the War on Terror

Darnell Stephen Summers and Dr. Stephen Casmier present on the lessons and struggles of the black liberation movement in the age of the war on terror.
When Jun 06, 2017
from 05:15 PM to 06:30 PM
Where Seminar Room, Sociology
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What are the lessons of the black liberation movement for generating resistance to the on-going, Orwellian war on terror?

What is the relationship between the struggle for black liberation and the struggle against war?

What does Black Lives Matter communication about the state of International Consciousness?

Is being woke the same thing as being conscious? What is the relationship of identity to consciousness?

Join us for a discussion of these and other related questions.

Speakers include:

Darnell Stephen Summers: Lessons from a life of resistance, from Detroit to Vietnam to Berlin and Cambridge.

Dr Stephen Casmier: Neo-liberal identity vs. black internationalist consciousness.

Discussants include:

Dilar Dirik- PhD candidate in the Sociology Department at Cambridge

Nungari Mwangi- PhD candidate at the Centre of Development Studies at Cambridge

Mohammed El Naiem- MPhill students in the Department of Sociology at Cambridge


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