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Social Revolts in Latin America: Accounts on the streets of Bolivia, Chile and Ecuador from Canada

Mon., Nov. 25, 2019 2:30 p.m. - Mon., Nov. 25, 2019 4:30 p.m.

Location: Classroom Building 126

Massive protest movements have erupted across much of South America over the last two months, as people have criticized their governments, defended against military coups, and opposed neoliberal reforms. Join us for a panel discussion of the protests in Bolivia, Chile, and Ecuador, and the return to militarism that is sweeping the region.


Presenters:

Liisa North, PhD, Visiting Professor at the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences and the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador, and Professor Emerita of Political Science, York University

Miguel Sánchez, PhD, Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina

Simon Granovsky-Larsen, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Politics and International Studies, University of Regina

David Gray-Donald, Journalist and Publisher of Briarpatch Magazine