FXB Work-in-Progress: Reacting to Crisis – State Response and Youth Resistance in Sweden in a Time of Restrictive Migration Politics

FXB 710 651 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA

Please join us on Tuesday, April 23rd for presentations by two current Harvard FXB Fellows. “Youth resisting deportations: The political repertoires of Anti-deportation campaigns in contemporary Sweden” by Deniz Yildirim (MA, IEP de Grenoble) Whenever states consider they are exposed to mass influx of people and/or any ‘risk’ associated with it, discussions on restrictive asylum and border policies re-emerge. This presentation seeks to discuss the crisis management strategies of Sweden…

Resisting Police Violence in the Americas: Mothers on the Front Lines

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Join us for the first event of the “What Justice Looks Like” discussion series: a conversation with mothers from across the Americas who, after losing children to police and state violence, have become powerful activists fighting for justice and institutional changes to end state violence affecting Black, indigenous, and low-income youth. Speakers include: Dorothy Holmes, Ronnieman Foundation and Justice for Families, Chicago, US Débora Maria da Silva, Mothers of May, Brazil…