Activists and the Surveillance State: Learning from Repression

Activists and the Surveillance State: Learning from Repression
An evening with Aziz Choudry and Eveline Lubbers
Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 4 PM – 6 PM
The Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh, 17 West Montgomery Pl, EH7 5HA Edinburgh

Join us for an evening of discussion with Aziz Choudry and Eveline Lubbers, editor of and contributor to Activists and the Surveillance State: Learning from Repression respectively. We will hear about the surveillance, harassment and infiltration directed against activists, organisations and movements, and what we can learn from this.

Copies of Activists and the Surveillance State: Learning from Repression will be available for purchase at the event.

Aziz Choudry is Associate Professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University and an activist with the Immigrant Workers Centre in Montreal. He is author of many books including Learning Activism (University of Toronto Press, 2015), Just Work?: Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today (Pluto, 2015) and Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements – History’s Schools (Routledge, 2018).

Eveline Lubbers is an activist investigator and involved with the Undercover Research Group. She is the author of Secret Manoeuvres in the Dark: Corporate and police spying on activists (Pluto, 2012) and Battling Big Business: Countering greenwash, front groups and other forms of corporate deception (Green Books, 2012).’

Event details here.

 

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