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April 7, 2011

Civil resistance: popular movements challenging oppression [WP1032]

Has civil resistance always been associated with regime change? What and where have the greatest successes and failures been? And are we entering an era where popular movements will be shaping regimes? We ask these questions and more.

Contributors are:

Adam Roberts KCMG, Emeritus Professor of International Relations, Oxford University; President, British Academy, London

Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Visiting Professor of Arab and Islamic Studies, Harvard University; Co-founder, Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies and the Arab Organisation for Human Rights, Cairo

Peter Ackerman, Founding Chair, International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, Washington DC; Advisory Council Member, US Institute of Peace