The Southern Europe Crisis and Resistances

Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities

 


Thursday 22nd November  7.15pm  – 9pm  Room B01, Clore Management Centre
All welcome – no registration – just turn up

 

Academics from Portugal, Italy, Greece, Spain will discuss the economic, political and humanitarian crisis austerity has created in South Europe. But PIGS can fly. The widespread protests of 2011 have started again in Spain, Portugal and Italy while in Greece the new austerity has brought the government close to collapse. Is austerity or resistance the future of Europe?
Speakers:
Costas Douzinas
 (Birkbeck)
Andrea Fumagalli (UNI PV)
Maria Margaronis (journalist for The Nation & The Guardian)
Juan Carlos Monedero
 (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Boaventura de Sousa Santos
 (Coimbra University, Birkbeck Leverhulme Fellow)

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