International Network of Scholar Activists
INoSA is network of teachers and scholars from many disciplines committed to advancing social movements and radical democracy—both within and outside academia. It supports scholarship and educational work related to these efforts, especially within the World Social Forum process. (Read more about INoSA)

      • Scholar-Activism at the American Sociological Association & Society for the Study of Social Problems Conventions-Seattle Washington Friday August 19, 2016 ASA Human Rights Section Pre-ASA meeting-- Meet with local rights groups and with the Seattle human rights commission
        • 10 am- 11 am: Got Green (, 3518 S. Edmunds St, (Columbia City Neighborhood).
        • 12:00- 1PM: WeAreOneAmerica (, 1225 S. Weller Street, Suite 430, Seattle, WA 98144
        • 2PM-3PM: United Indian Indians of All Tribes Foundation (, 3801 West Government Way.
        • 4PM-5PM: Dialogue with Seattle Human Rights Commissioners, 810 3rd Ave. Central Building 810 Third Avenue Suite 750 Seattle, WA 98104-1627

      • Saturday August 20, 2016 International Network of Scholar Activists--5:30-6:30 PM, Westin Seattle Hotel (1900 5th Ave. Seattle) Room: Cascade I-A
    • International Studies Association annual meeting: Friday Feb 24, 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Hilton Baltimore, Pickersgill room.

  • Next Conference Call: TBA

Recent Activities
  • INoSA Co-sponsored panels on Technology and the Knowledge Commons INoSA teamed up with May First/People Link for two exciting panels on themes that are crucial to the work of scholars and teachers. Leading technology and knowledge commons experts from around the world shared their insights on the challenges and on the resources for defending the internet as a tool of liberation and for defending and expanding the knowledge commons. (Documentation coming soon).

INoSA is organized into three main working groups/Areas of work

Spring 2015
Summer 2015
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People's Movement Assembly: The Changing Landscape of Higher Education: Austerity, Precarity, & Graduate Student Workers

Teaching Resources


  • INoSA Members will meet up at the [TBA]