Submit your paper to Contention Change, Resistance, and Collective Action in Southern Italy: A Multidisciplinary Symposium: check out the videos from the symposium Watch the keynote from the 2nd INSPR conference Interdisciplinary Network of Social Protest Research (INSPR): get involved! Theory, Action and Impact of Social Protest: An Interdisciplinary Conference<br />
Some Pics from the 2012 meeting<br /> Check out the Editorial Board of Contention

CFP: Special Issue ‘Civil Society and Uncivil Times’

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Contention Journal (Spring 2016) Editors:      Brian Callan (Loughborough University)                      Giovanni Travaglino (University of Kent) Civil Society and Uncivil Times   The beginning of this decade witnessed a wave of civil mobilization across the globe, with impressive instances […]

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Call for Presentations – Second Interdisciplinary Conference on Social Protest 2014

Registrations are now open for the Second Interdisciplinary Conference on Social Protest To register your participation, please use the following link: https://kentpsych.eu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6Fsx4Gy0XeRFpAh The conference will be held at the Grimond Building, University of Kent. Registration procedures will take place from 13.00 to 14.00. Presentations will start at 14.00.   Download the Conference Programme (updated 19/03/2014):   […]

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CFP – Feminist Movements Across the Board: A Critical Analysis

Special Issue – Contention: The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest Sponsored by the Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Writing (University of Kent) Feminist Movements Across the Board: A Critical Analysis Call for Papers Editors: Barbara Franchi (University of Kent), Natália S. Perez (University of Kent and Freie Universität Berlin),  & Giovanni A. Travaglino (University of Kent)   […]

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Occupy Gezi Parki: Eyewitness Accounts

We would like to invite you to the event Occupy Gezi Parki: Eyewitness Accounts The recent events in Turkey have left a strong mark on many of us, and keep opening questions on peaceful protest, democracy and the power to express one’s opinions. On Tuesday we have the chance to hear direct eyewitness’ accounts from […]

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Avoiding the Dark Side of the Open Access

Avoiding the Dark Side of the Open Access A recent article from the The New York Times has pointed out some of the difficulties that the Open Access movement faces. According to the article, some online titles charge a handsome sum to authors, after luring them in to submit their work. In addition, these journals […]

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Research and Methods in the Study of Social Protest: Towards a Crossdisciplinary Dialogue

Special Issue Research and Methods in the Study of Social Protest: Towards a Crossdisciplinary Dialogue    Editors: Giovanni A. Travaglino, Brian Callan & Eugene Nulman   Social protest emerges from a complexity of phenomena. Structures and practices of organisations, governments, economies, armies, or interest groups may afford opportunity for the appearance of injustice, inequity, oppression […]

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TAISP: thank you to everyone!

Theory, Action and Impact of Social Protest: An Interdisciplinary Conference TAISP conference has attracted scholars from all over the world, and from many different topics and disciplines. The debate generated during the meeting has been engaging and inspiring. For this reason  the organizers would like to thank all those who attended the conference! Here some pics:   […]

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Theory, Action and Impact of Social Protest: an interdisciplinary conference

You can download an indicative draft of the conference program here.  

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Call For Associate Editors and Reviewers

The Journal Contention is a scientific journal which aims to offer a novel contribution to the study of social protest. The purpose of Contention is twofold: first, it will aim to become an ongoing forum for debate and discussion across the social sciences and humanities on the topic of Social Protest. We hope to advance […]

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