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Be the Change You Want to See in the World: Prefigurative Politics and Social Transformation

November 2, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD: PREFIGURATIVE POLITICS AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

 November 2, 2021
 5:00pm – 6:30pm
 Trone Student Center

Sofa Saio Gradin teaches Politics and International Relations at King’s College London, UK, and is the co-author of Prefigurative Politics: Building Tomorrow Today. Sofa’s research focuses on egalitarian forms of organizing, whether in global trade or in local community groups. As well as an academic, Sofa is a community organizer, a youth worker, and a public speaker – check out their TEDx talk, “How to Abandon Capitalism”. For many years Sofa worked as a song-writing tutor in a music youth center, which nurtured an interest in transformative and somatic pedagogies. Sofa completed a Master’s degree in International Development at the University of Bristol, and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations at the University of the West of England. 

 

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Date:
November 2, 2021
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.furman.edu/academics/tocqueville-program/events/2021-11-02/

Venue

Watkins Room, Trone Student Center