Challenging Authoritarianism: Stories and Strategies of Resistance
Time: April 12, 2019, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Strasser Legacy Room, Eggers 220
Part of the Syracuse Symposium series.
A three-part, interdisciplinary symposium explores authoritarianism from the end of the Cold War to the rise of extreme nationalism and anti-immigration sentiment today. RSVP by April 5 to Osamah Khalil; include any accessibility accommodation requests.
View or download the event flier here.
Part I: Revisiting Spring 1989
9:30 - 10:45 a.m., Eggers 220
This session examines the thirtieth anniversary of the end of the Cold War.
- James Graham Wilson (US State Department, Office of the Historian)
- Cheryl Reed (SU Newhouse)
- Robert Terrell (SU History/Maxwell)
- Jeremy Wallace (Cornell)
Part II: Authoritarianism Around the World Today
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Eggers 220
This roundtable discussion focuses on China, Russia, Egypt, India, Turkey, and Bosnia.
- Azra Hromadžić (SU Anthropology/Maxwell)
- Christine Mehta (SU Newhouse)
- Brian Taylor (SU Political Science/Maxwell)
- Dimitar Gueorguiev (SU Political Science/Maxwell)
- Latif Tas (SU Political Science/Maxwell)
Part III: Immigration, Resurgent Nationalism, and Authoritarianism
2 - 3:30 p.m., Eggers 220
- Janice Dowell (SU Philosophy)
- Andrew Kim (SU Law)
- Jamie Winders (SU Geography/Maxwell)
- Shana Kushner Gadarian (SU Political Science/Maxwell)
- Audie Klotz (SU Political Science/Maxwell)
Osamah Khalil, History / Middle Eastern Studies