Building Education for the Commons

Democracy Rising: Some Lecture Titles & Some Details

The Global Center for Advanced Studies (GCAS) and The University of Athens (School of Economic and Political Science) are proud to be organizing the conference, “Democracy Rising” (July 16-19).  So many folks have registered that we are having to organize a media plan.  It is truly exciting to see academics, union workers, left-wing politicians, artists, activists, filmmakers all converge in this historic city in this historic time to organize.  This is going to be an event!


We are busy finishing up our conference catalogue (which is now more the size of a book) that we will publish shortly.

Simultaneous Translation
Many talks will be simultaneously translated (with head-sets & a booth) into Greek.    We would like to thank our sponsors (see below) for making this possible.  Here are just a few of the hundreds of presentations.

Here are just a few lecture titles from the hundreds that will be presented.

Tariq Ali
Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali, “How Long Can the EU Survive?”

Astra Taylor & Laura Hanna, “Debt Resistance in the US: From The Rolling Jubilee to the Debt Collective”

Astra Taylor & Laura Hanna
Astra Taylor & Laura Hanna

Paul Mason, “Postcapitalism is Possible”

Paul Mason
Paul Mason

Jodi Dean, “Crowds and Party”

Jodi Dean
Jodi Dean

Kenneth Surin, “The Society of Control in Western “Democracies” and Managed Citizenship”

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Janell Waston, “Microfascism in Baltimore: Organizing the Molecular Revolution”

Janell Watson
Janell Watson

Leo Panitch, “Restraint, Reform and Revolution”

Leo Panitch
Leo Panitch

Theodore Koulouris, “Neoliberalism, Propaganda and ‘Banal Media’: the Case of Greek Mainstream Media”

T. Koulouris
T. Koulouris

Jerome RoosShaking off the Burden: The Political Economy of Sovereign Default

Jerome Roos (Founding Editor of ROAR Magazine who is co-sponsoring our Democracy Rising Conference) with David Harvey in Athens, Greece
Jerome Roos (Founding Editor of ROAR Magazine) with David Harvey (Left) in Athens, Greece

Athina Karatzogianni“Firebrand Waves of Digital Activism 1994-2014: The Rise and Spread of Hacktivism and Cyberconflict”

Athina Karatzogianni
Athina Karatzogianni

Maria Aristodemou, “Who’s Afraid of Democracy in the Real?’

Maria Aristodemou
Maria Aristodemou

Julie Reshe, “Education as Emancipatory Practice”

Julie Reshe
Julie Reshe

We would like to thank our sponsors for making it possible for “Democracy Rising”

Sponsors: InforWar ProductionsRedNotebookRoar MagazineSolidarity4AllThe Jacobin MagazineUniversity of Primorska: Institute for Philosophical Studies, E-DromosTo PeriodikoInstitute Nikos PoulantzasBarikat.GRVio.MeThe European MagazineTransform!

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