Why civil resistance works: Strategic alternatives to violence

September 2, 2015
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DATE: 4-5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

EVENT: Erica Chenoweth, an internationally recognized authority on political violence
and its alternatives, speaks about her pathbreaking research on the effectiveness of nonviolent resistance.

The research has earned her numerous distinctions for “proving Gandhi right.” Foreign Policy magazine ranked her among the Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2013.

Chenoweth is an associate professor at the University of Denver and associate senior researcher at the Peace Research Institute of Oslo. She has written or edited three books and dozens of scholarly articles.

The event is free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

This event will be live webstreamed at fordschool.umich.edu. Join the conversation: #policytalks

PLACE: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Annenberg Auditorium, 1120 Weill Hall, 735 S. State St., Ann Arbor

SPONSOR: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy’s Josh Rosenthal Education Fund. The fund was created in memory of Josh Rosenthal, a 1979 U-M graduate who died at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

CONTACT: Laura Lee, lklee@umich.edu, 734-764-8593