The emotional politics of social movements in global politics: Postgraduate/ECR virtual workshop

This event will be in Zoom

Emotions are visible in social movements in global politics such as Black Lives Matter, climate justice activism, and populist movements. Our PhD/ECR workshop aims to explore the question of how emotional politics shape and are shaped by multiple forms of social movements encompassing everyday activism and large-scale resistance.


9:00-10:30 Panel 1: Artistic practices of affect in social movements

- Aline de Souza

- Jamal Nabulsi

- Konstantinos Pittas

10:45-12:15 Panel 2: Affective mechanisms in social movements and foreign policy making

- Zeger Verleye

- Bruno de Seixas Carvalho

- Katie Titherington

12:15-1:15 Lunch Break

1:15-2:45 Panel 3: The role of affect/emotion in shaping resistance

- Susannah Williams, Andrew Macdonald, and Peter Gardner

- Cesare Figari Barberis

- Massimiliano Masini

3:00-4:30 Panel 4: Discursive practices of affect, social media, and activism

- Madeleine Le Bourdon

- Neringa Mataityte

- Uygar Baspehlivan

- Uroosa Mushtaq


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