Disobedient
Democracy
Disobedient
Democracy

Disobedience

noun, dis·obe·di·ence \, dis-ə-ˈbē-dē-ən(t)s, -ō-ˈbē-\
: refusal or neglect to obey

About project

Disobedient Democracy is a comparative research project exploring how protest politics advances democracy.

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Our team

‘Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is that people all over the world have obeyed the dictates of leaders (…) Our problem is that people are obedient all over the world in the face of poverty and starvation and stupidity, and war, and cruelty. ‘

Howard Zinn

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Bulletin board

This is where we keep track of all the main activities on the project, as well as feature interesting events, publications and other types of work by colleagues, activists and artists.

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Call for Papers: Who is an Activist? Biographical and Transformative Effects of Protest

We are inviting papers for a workshop on biographical and transformative aspects of activism that will be held on June 13, 2018. Deadline for paper proposals is April 30, 2018.

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Research assistants enrolled in studies abroad

Our research assistants have started their doctoral studies in Barcelona and Florence.

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