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Thursday, February 16

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    Organizing Tools
    Say no to Skype—Use Jitsi: Jitsi, an open source, secure online video-audio connection for meetings of 2-many people. No software to download, online notepad, secure and no user data is collected. Just share the meeting URL with participants. https://Meet.mayfirst.org
    Email that doesn’t share your data with advertisers or the NSA: Don’t give in to Google: www.riseup.net
    Open source survey program http://opinahq.com/app/c/89004
    Meeting/ webinar program: https://ptp.ourpowerbase.net

    Other Readings and Resources
    Innovations and Transparency in Scholarly Peer Review Open Access Week 2015 Panel--Experts discuss novel approaches to pre- and post-publication peer review that advances research and innovation.
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Wednesday, February 8

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    International Studies Association annual meeting: Friday Feb 24, 2017 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Hilton Baltimore, Pickersgill room.
    Next Conference Call: TBA“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
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Sunday, January 15

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    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)
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    Feb 24, 2017 12:30 to
    Next Conference Call: TBA
    Contact: Inosa [at] riseup.net
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Saturday, November 19

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    Next Conference Call: TBA
    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).
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    *Language of “predatory capitalism” draws from ideas in Saskia Sassen’s Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy
    History of INoSA:
    In 2005, a groupThe International Network of scholars and teachers gathered in Porto Alegre, BrazilScholar Activists had its origins at the Fifth2005 World Social Forum to begin the process of developing a network of teachers and scholars who are actively supporting the aims of the World Social Forum. At that meeting, the participantsin Porto Alegre Brazil, where around 200 scholar-activists outlined three
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    or educational professions. For this reason, INoSA is also actively committedprofessions, and to breaking down silos and supporting collaboration among scholar-activistsfoster ongoing relationships with leading agents in all disciplines and sectors.the global movements for radical social transformation, connecting researcher skills to the needs of the movements. The network consists of nearly 200 participants in around a dozen countries around the world, although most of its members are based in the United States.
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    About INoSA( PDF-INoSA Rationale {International Network of Scholar Activists Rationale.pdf} )
    Recognizing that:
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    for social change;transformation;
    As teachers and scholars, we face particular challenges and opportunities relating to movement building;
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    and scholars needto have a stronger organization and a supportive network to establish connections among scholar-activistssupport effective communication and to advance our work;cooperation;
    Teachers and scholars need a supportive network to better challenge neoliberal ideology and practice in our daily work experience; and
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    aims of the World Social Forum.radical movements for social justice and transformation.
    INoSA works to:
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    liaison with radical social movements and the WSFWorld Social Forum process and its regional, thematic and local forums;related projects
    Aid networking among professional associations whose work complements INoSA’s;
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    advance scholarly and public attention to the WSF processradical movements for transformation and movement
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    participation in thetransformative social forums and related movements;
    Encourage
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    outside of academia, in particular, among those engaged in the WSF process;academia
    Promote cross-discipline and cross-national communication, collaboration, and coordinated action within the network;
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    proposals made at social forums;in radical justice movements;
    Mentor young teacher-scholars and provide opportunities for involvement in critical research, evaluation, and related projects; and
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    to resist neoliberalismneoliberalism/predatory capitalism* on our
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    knowledge commons.
    *Language of “predatory capitalism” draws from ideas in Saskia Sassen’s Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy

    History of INoSA:
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    1) resisting neoliberalismneoliberalism/predatory capitalism* on our
    Since then, the network has helped with critical evaluation of the WSF and related movement building processes through scholarship, research, and on-going efforts to raise awareness in and out of our classrooms about the importance of working towards radical social change. Over time, the network has also sought to recognize the vital work being done by teachers and scholars outside of traditional academic or educational professions. For this reason, INoSA is also actively committed to breaking down silos and supporting collaboration among scholar-activists in all disciplines and sectors.
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Saturday, October 22

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    Some funders have started charities to cover OA fees.
    Self-archiving costs nothing and is a great way to be open. You have many options, such as through figshare, arxiv, bioRxiv , institutional repositories, and personal websites.
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    globe, including [[lareferencia.redclara.net/rfr|LA Referencia]],LA Referencia, REMERI, and
    Document your altmetrics
    Seek out support for student and early career researchers
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Monday, September 5

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    Meetings
    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 (www.gotgreenseattle.org), 3518 S. Edmunds St, (Columbia City Neighborhood).
    12:00- 1PM: WeAreOneAmerica (http://weareoneamerica.org/), 1225 S. Weller Street, Suite 430, Seattle, WA 98144
    2PM-3PM: United Indian Indians of All Tribes Foundation (http://www.unitedindians.org/), 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
    Learn about the International Network of Scholar Activists and how to get involved. Discuss how to engage sociologists in human rights work and improve the ASA 2005 Statement on Human Rights and the Council's 2009 statement affirming and expanding the ASA commitment to human rights.

    International Studies Association annual meeting: Friday Feb 24, 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Hilton Baltimore, Pickersgill room.
    Next Conference Call: TBA
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Wednesday, August 17

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    Learn about the International Network of Scholar Activists and how to get involved. Discuss how to engage sociologists in human rights work and improve the ASA 2005 Statement on Human Rights and the Council's 2009 statement affirming and expanding the ASA commitment to human rights.
    International Studies Association annual meeting: Friday Feb 24, 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Hilton Baltimore, Pickersgill room.
    Next Conference Call: TBA
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