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)

  • International Studies Association annual meeting: Friday Feb 24, 2017 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Hilton Baltimore, Pickersgill room.
  • “Scholar-Activism in the Trump era”
    Webinar with Professor Ananya Roy Friday February 17, 2017 1:00-2:00PM Eastern/ 10AM-11AM Pacific Sign up here
    Ananya Roy is a leading voice in struggles in California to resist Trump. She is Professor of Urban Planning and Social Welfare and inaugural Director of The Institute on Inequality and Democracy at UCLA Luskin. She holds The Meyer and Renee Luskin Chair in Inequality and Democracy. Her most recent books include Poverty Capital: Microfinance and the Making of Development, and Territories of Poverty: Rethinking North and South. See her recent commentary:Divesting from Whiteness in the age of Trumpism

  • Webinar: Resist and Keep Safe Online - Risk Assessment and Harm Reduction Get a handle on your cyber safety issues with Progressive Technology Project (PTP) and May First / People Link (MF/PL). We will focus on how to handle digital harassment and how to prepare your organization appropriately -- a.k.a risk assessment and harm reduction. Please join us for this FREE webinar on: Monday, February 27th @ 11am PACIFIC / noon MOUNTAIN / 1pm CENTRAL / 2pm EASTERN PLEASE REGISTER

Contact: Inosa [at] riseup.net

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]