Special Event | Weatherhead Forum “Rethinking Resistance Politics in Troubling Times: Transnational Queer Solidarity During COVID-19” (via Zoom)


Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 12:00pm to 2:00pm


Zoom (registration required)

Registration is required for this Zoom webinar. This event is part of Worldwide Week at Harvard, celebrated from October 5–9, 2020.

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Sa’ed Atshan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Visiting Scholar in Middle Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley; Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies, Swarthmore College.

Nicole Doerr, Associate Professor of Sociology; Director, Copenhagen Centre on Political Mobilisation and Social Movement Studies, University of Copenhagen.

George Paul Meiu, John and Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology and Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Jason Ferguson, Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles.

Tunay Altay, PhD Candidate in Social Science, Humboldt University of Berlin.


Michèle Lamont, Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies; Director, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.

Gökçe Yurdakul, Georg Simmel Professor of Diversity and Social Conflict; Director, Institute of Social Sciences, Humboldt University of Berlin.

This event is cosponsored by the Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion and the Institute of Social Sciences, Humboldt University of Berlin/Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.


Sarah Banse


This event requires registration in advance in order to secure your space and to receive the meeting link and password via email. Click the link below to register.


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Worldwide Week at Harvard 2020 showcases the remarkable breadth of Harvard’s global engagement. During Worldwide Week, Harvard Schools, research centers, departments, and student organizations host academic and cultural events with global or international themes.