Events

The events section lists speaking engagements, seminars, academic events, and other meetings where the book editor was invited to and talked about the book and civil resistance

November 6, 2013

Together with Ambassador Jeremy Kinsman I spoke at Ryerson University, Toronto as part of its International Issues Discussion series. I talked about Recovering Nonviolent History and delved into misconceptions about civil resistance in Syria, including reasons for hijacking the Syrian nonviolent movement by the armed struggle. 

May 12-14, 2013

On May 12-14, 2013, Peace Research Institute Oslo, Norway hosted the academic seminar on dynamics of nonviolent conflict where, among other faculty, Dr. Maciej Bartkowski spoke about civil resistance and the content of his edited book Recovering Nonviolent History. Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles.

May 8-10, 2013

On May 8-10, 2013, Dr. Maciej Bartkowski spoke at Uppsala University during the academic seminar on Political Power at the Grassroots. While explaining nonviolent actions he also talked about his newly edited volume on Recovering Nonviolent History. Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles. 

 

April 12-13, 2013

On April 12, 2013, Dartmouth College hosted the talk by Dr. Maciej Bartkowski on Recovering Nonviolent History. The Force of Civil Resistance in Struggles Against Oppression. Professor Ronald Edsforth from History Department introduced Dr. Bartkowski. Close to 30 people attended the presentation despite late hour, Friday as well as snowstorm. The ensuing discussion was lively and engaging. The questions centered on the role and impact of civil resistance in independence struggles, other examples of resistance against foreign domination such as the Czechoslovakians' civil resistance against the invasion of their country by the Soviet Union and its satellites in 1968 and the role of media in suppressing or distorting the stories about nonviolent actions.

April 4, 2013

On April 4, 2013, University of San Francisco, Middle Eastern Studies program hosted Dr. Maciej Bartkowski, who spoke about his new edited book Recovering Nonviolent History. Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles. Dr. Bartkowski brought up stories of unarmed struggles, often buried beneath eulogized violence, and discussed the power and dynamics of civil resistance.

 

March 14, 2013

Bard College Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA), New York. BGIA welcomed Dr. Maciej Bartkowski, Senior Director for Research and Education, International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, as part of the James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series. Dr. Bartkowski spoke about "The Future of Nonviolent Conflict."  The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series features leading figures in international affairs discussing topical and timely issues of global concern at BGIA.

June 16-22, 2013

Fletcher Summer Institute, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

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