Neoliberal Violence and the Mexican state: Emerging community and class struggles

March 20, 2015

Neoliberal Violence and the Mexican state: Emerging community and class struggles

March 20, 2015

When: Friday, March 20th 7pm
Where: Kerr Hall South, Room 369, Ryerson University, 50 Gould Street
(corner of (or near) Bond Street (Gould is one street north of Dundas and runs East-West. Bond is 2 streets east of Yonge and runs North-South)

Speakers:
* Maria de la Luz Arriaga Lemus, professor in the Faculty of Economics at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and founder of the Tri-national Coalition in Defense of Public Education (Mexico, the United States and Canada) in 1993, and the Network for Public Education in the Americas in 1999.

* Hepzibah Munoz Martinez is professor in the History and Politics department at the University of New Brunswick (Saint John campus). She has done accompaniment work with the United Forces for Our Disappeared in Coahuila since 2012. Her blog nomorebloodinmexico.org focuses on solidarity work between Mexico and Canada in the area of human rights.

* Richard Roman is associate professor emeritus in Sociology, University of Toronto, and an associate fellow of CERLAC, York University and the co-author of Continental Crucible: Big Business, Workers and Unions in the Transformation of North America (2nd edition, 2015).

Sponsors: Centre for Social Justice, Socialist Project, Common Frontiers, CERLAC | Facebook event


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