From Social to Political

From social to political. New forms of mobilization and democratization

9-10 febrero, 2012 Bizkaia Aretoa, UPV-EHU, Bilbao (España) CEIC

Organizada por el CEIC/IKI  – UPV/EHU, por el Research Committee Social Classes and Social Movements – ISA RC47 (Antimo Farro) y el Research Committe Social Movements, Collective Action and Social Change – ISA RC48 (Benjamín Tejerina).
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Thursday, February 9

Session 1 ARAB SPRING I
Chair: Antimo Farro
(9:45-11:15)

  • Musleh, Abeer (Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University)
    Mobilizing during the Arab Revolutions: Palestinian Youth Speak for Themselves
  • Khosrokhavar, Farhad (CADIS)
    Arab Spring Mobilizations
  • Garduño García, Moisés (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
    Iconography and Contestatory Language in the Arab Protest
  • Desrues, Thierry (IESA-CSIC)
    The 20th February Movement: Collective Action and Political Responses in Morocco

Session 2. ARAB SPRING II
Chair: Ignacia Perugorria
(11:45-13:15)

  • Perna, Stefania (University of Reading)
    Social Media and New Technologies in Egypt and Tunisia: Two Examples of Innovative Forms of Democratization
  • Esu, Aide & Maddanu, Simone (Università degli Studi di Cagliari & CADIS-EHESS)
    The Controlled Heteropia: Urban Ethnography among Tunisian Migrants connected to Arab Spring
  • Gómez Martín, Carmen (EHESS)
    Gdeim Izik. A Change in the Struggle Strategies of the Sahrawi Population

Session 3A. INTERNATIONALIZATION OF PROTESTS
Chair: Amparo Lasén
(15:30-17:00)

  • Baumgarten, Britta (CIES-ISCTE, Universidade de Lisboa)
    Espanha, Grecia, Irlanda, Portugal! A nossa luta é internacional! The Portuguese Mobilizations around the Economic Crisis and their Relationship to Other Contemporary Protests
  • Langman, Lauren (Loyola University)
    Occupy: New New Social Movement
  • Grinberg, Lev Luis (Ben Gurion University)
    The Israeli Mix of Europe and the Middle East: Collective Identity, Mobilization and Socio-Political Context of the J-14 Movement
  • Sotirakopoulos, Nikos (University of Kent)
    The Notion of the Multitude and Lessons from the Present Cycle of Struggles: The Case of Greece

Session 3B. YOUTH AND STUDENT MOBILIZATIONS
Chair: Elena Casado
(15:30-17:00)

  • Fernández González, Joseba (UPV-EHU)
    The New Wave of Student Mobilizations in Europe Explained as a Fordist-Posfordist Transition
  • Zamponi, Lorenzo (European University Institute)
    Precarious Present, Uncertain Future: Multiple Dimensions of Precarity as a Symbolic Tool and Resource in the Italian University Mobilization
  • Rebughini, Paola (University of Milan)
    Avatars of Emancipation: From Critique to Indignation?

Session 4A. EMOTIONS AND AFFECTS IN SOCIAL Chair: Ybon Le Bot(17:30-19:30)

  • Langman, Lauren & Benski, Tova (Loyola University & Tel Aviv University)
    The Effects of Affects: Democratic Social Movements and their Visions
  • Lasén, Amparo & Casado, Elena (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
    Exhibitionism, Affects and Choreographies: Redefining Public Space from Women’s Movements among Others
  • Nomiya, Daishiro (Sophia University)
    Transforming the Ominous into Happiness: How Antinuclear Drive Was Tamed in the Post-war Japan?
  • Bataille, Philippe (CADIS)
    Au sujet du corps, le corps du Sujet

Session 4B. RETHINKING SOCIAL MOVEMENTS Chair: Paola Rebughini (17:30-19:30)

  • Toscano, Emanuele (Sapienza-Università di Roma)
    The space of movements: An interpretative frame
  • Martínez, Zesar, Casado, Beariz & Ibarra, Pedro (UPVEHU)
    Aproximación a los movimientos sociales como sujetos de Emancipación
  • Schlembach, Raphael (University of Salford)
    Social Movements in Post-Political Society: Prefiguration, Deliberation and Consensus
  • Anguelovski, Isabelle (Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona & MIT)
    ‘Environment and health, yes… but for other reasons’: Asserting Control, Sovereignty, and Transgression in Barcelona

Friday, February 10

Session 5. 15M AND ‘INDIGNADO’ MOBILIZATIONS I: CONTINUITIES AND DISCONTINUITIES
Chair: Dai Nomiya
(9:00-11:00)

  • Alberich Nistal, Tomás (Universidad Complutense of Madrid)
    Antecedents, Changes and Challenges of the New Sociopolitical Movements in Spain and the 15M Movement.
  • Tejerina, Benjamín & Perugorría, Ignacia (UPV/EHU & Rutgers University)
    Continuities and Discontinuities in Recent Social Mobilizations. From New Social Movements to the Alter-Global Mobilizations and the 15M
  • Fernández García, Manuel (IESA-CSIC)
    Emerging Forms of Political Protest as Participation: The Political Space of 15M Movement
  • Farro , Antimo L. (Sapienza-Università di Roma & CADIS)
    XXI Century Social Movements. New Issues and New Questions

Session 6. 15M AND ‘INDIGNADO’ MOBILIZATIONSII: LEARNING PROCESSES
Chair: Ignacia Perugorria
(11:30-13:30)

  • Rivero Jiménez, Borja (Universidad de Extremadura)
    The Assemblies of 15th May Movement in Cáceres: An Example of Democracy School, a Road to Dialogic Society
  • Romanos, Eduardo (Universidad Pública de Navarra)
    Collective Learning Processes within Social Movements: Some Insights into the Spanish 15M Movement
  • Nez, Héloïse (Université Paris 13)
    Among Militants and Deliberative Laboratories: The Indignados
  • Calvo, Kerman (Universidad de Salamanca)
    Fighting for a Voice: the 15M Movement in Spain

Session 7A. MEDIA AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
Chair: Emanuele Toscazo
(15:30-17:00)

  • Hyun, Jeong-Im (Sogang University)
    What Really Matters in Creating Mass Mobilization: Classical Organization or New Social Media? A Comparative Case Study of the Mass Mobilization Process in France and South Korea
  • Vicari, Stefania (University of Leicester)
    Protests for Global Change on Twitter: The Case of #15oct in ItalyPROGRAM
  • Del Amo, Ion Andoni, Diaux, Jason & Letamendía, Arkaitz (UPV-EHU)
    Protest Politics Through Music in the Basque Country. The Spread of the Lip Dub as a New Form of Collective Action
  • Del Val, Fernán (Universidad Complutense)
    The Sound of the Transition: Youth, Politics and Popular Music in Spain

Session 7B. IDENTITY AND PERFORMATIVITY
Chair: Tova Benski
(15:30-17:00)

  • Tominaga, Kyoko (University of Tokyo)
    A Study of Movement Identity on Protest Events: The case of The Protest Against the 2008 Hokkaido Toyako G8 Summit
  • Everhart, Katherine (Vanderbilt University)
    Ocup(arte)!: Cultural Engagement in The University of Puerto Rico Student Movement, 2010
  • Martínez, Miguel A. (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
    Cumulative Chains of Activist Exchanges: the Occupation of Squares and the Squatting of Buildings

Session 8A. NEOLIBERALISM AND GLOBALIZATION
Chair: Simone Maddanu
(17:30-19:00)

  • Xambó Olmos, Rafael & Ginés Sánchez, Xavier (Universitat de València)
    From the Save Movements to the Live Ones. An Analytical Approach to the Evolution of Social Movements in Valencia in the Last Two Decades
  • Rosenhek, Zeev & Shalev, Michael (Open University of Israel & Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
    Class, Generation and Social Protest. The Summer of Discontent in Israel
  • Bizberg, Ilan (El Colegio de México)
    Social Movements, Civic Society and Globalization in Latin America
  • Le Bot, Yvon (CADIS)
    The Emergence of the Migrant Subject. A Sociological Interpretation of the Latino Movement in the United States