Lecture 'CESAM Talks: Political Activism and Social Explosion in Chile'

For whom
Alumni , Business , Press , Employees , Private individuals , Students
When
20-10-2022 from 18:00 to 19:30
Where
De Krook, Miriam Makebaplein 1, 9000 Gent
Language
English
Organizer
CESAM Platform, in collaboration with the Department of Literary Studies
Contact
cesam@ugent.be
Website
https://www.ugent.be/cesam/en/news-events/events/lecture_20_october_2022

The last session will discuss the political challenges posed by the massive protests that took place in Chile in 2019 –also known as “social explosion” –, and will draw attention to the political activism of women in Chile by focusing on the agency and strategies of female nurses as a specific form of collective action.

Speakers: Patricio Silva (Leiden University) & Ricardo Ayala Valenzuela (Ghent University, University of the Americas)

Moderator: Lisa Couderé (MO* magazine, Mundana)

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