Program of the second Workshop

Time: Friday, 28 February 2013, 10 am – 4 pm
Venue: Institute for Protest and Social Movement Studies, TU Berlin, Hardenbergstraße 16-18, Room 6.06
Organizers: Bettina Engels, Janna Frenzel, and Philippe Greif

10.00 – 10.15 Welcome and Introduction

10.15 – 10.40 Irene Amina Rayan: The Emergence of the Anti-Mubarak Movement in Egypt: A Political Opportunity Structure Approach

10.40 – 11.05 Priscilla Andrea Alamos Concha: Causes and Mechanisms of the Mass Mobilization in the Overthrow of Authoritarian Political Regimes in Middle East and North Africa: A Comparative Study by Applying QCA and Process-tracing Methods

Coffee Break

11.15 – 11.40 Kristina Kütt: Black Power behind Bars. Prison Unrest in 1970s America

11.40 – 12.05 Michael Beron: Bornout oder Brandstiftung? Das “Kommuniqué aus einer ausbleibenden Zukunft” und der Aufstand gegen das neoliberale Bildungsregime

Lunch Break (Filmbühne am Steinplatz, Hardenbergstraße 12)

1.15 – 1.40 Karsten Voss: “Il y’avait une espèce de sédition” … Es gab hier eine Sorte Aufruhr. Zur Kategorisierung von Aufruhren und Aufrührern in der historischen Karibik (1680-1720)

1.40 – 2.05 Isaac Curtis: Like a Thief in the Night: Riot, Refuge, and Revolutionary Potential in the Strategy of C.L.R. James

Coffee Break

2.15 – 2.40 Matti Trausnick & Lea Klasen: Force and Violence in Law and Politics

Coffee Break

2.50 – 3.50 Collective Discussion about Methodologies

Coffee Break

4.00 – 5.00 Collective Discussion about XX

5.00 – 6.00 Conclusion. Discussion about a possible follow-up workshop

Going out for drinks together?

Workshop program as pdf file

The workshop languages will be English and German without translation. For further information, please contact Bettina Engels (bettina(at)