Wither the Protest? Democratic Upheavals from a Global Perspective


*with Christoph Menke, Günther Frankenberg, Mahmoud Bassiouni, Irene Weipert-Fenne, Barbara Bishay, Moderation: Klaus Günther*

During the “Arab Spring“, courage, passion and creativity brought down numerous regimes. But people are also going out onto the streets and challenging the ruling powers in other regions and countries as well–in Stuttgart, London, Tel Aviv, Athens, Santiago de Chile, etc. A new global 1968? To what extent do these various phenomena have a common denominator? Where can we discern connections, contradictions, misunderstandings?

The event is part of the “Office of Upheaval Mastery“.