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Friday, June 9

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    Culture Change in Academia: Making Sharing the New Norm (Open Access Week event at the University of Pittsburgh)--Erin McKiernan, an early career researcher in experimental and computational neuroscience and a leading advocate for Open Access, Open Data, and Open Science. McKiernan explores the powerful, positive benefits of openness in scholarly research, the tension between personal success as a researcher and Open Science, and the need for reform in our academic evaluation and incentive systems. McKiernan is a postdoctoral fellow in psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University.
    Access video recording of lecture and McKiernan’s resourceful presentation slides here
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    Sociologie du travail, one of France’s most longstanding sociology journals, recently left leading commercial publisher Elsevier to choose Open Access. The move was in response to the prohibitive costs of scholarly journals.

    Open Access Week—is organized by the International Open Access Week alliance at the end of October each year. This year was the 7th celebration of Open Access Week.
    Creative Commons: Use Creative Commons licenses to prevent companies from limiting your potential readership and to protect open access to knowledge for everyone—regardless of their ability to pay.
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Friday, June 2

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    Social Science Research Network: SSRN's networks encourages the early distribution of research results by distributing Submitted abstracts and by soliciting abstracts of top quality research papers around the world.
    Manisha Desai, Chapter on cyber-activism and new cultures of globalization {Desai_Cyberactivism Chapter_New Cultures of Globalization.pdf}
    In Trump's America, Black Lives Matter Activists Wary of Smartphone Use Washington Post June 1, 2017
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Friday, May 26

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    Sessions:
    Technology and Revolution: Scholar Activists and the Defense of the Knowledge Commons SATURDAY June 3rd 3:30pm - 5:15pm Room: 1.129, John Jay College for Criminal Justice, New Building 524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019
    Panelists: Alfredo Lopez, May First/People Link, Manisha Desai, International Network of Scholar Activists, University of Connecticut and Leadership Committee member, May First/People Link; Melanie Bush, International Network of Scholar Activists, Adelphi University, and Leadership Committee member, May First/People Link; Jackie Smith, International Network of Scholar Activists, University of Pittsburgh, and National Human Rights Cities Alliance.
    Strategies for Advancing the Human Rights Movement in Your Community SATURDAY June 3rd 5:20pm - 7:10pm Room: 1.61, John Jay College for Criminal Justice, New Building 524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019
    Panelists: Colette Pichon Battle, Executive Director, US Human Rights Network; Noel Didla Jackson Human Rights Institute & National Human Rights Cities Alliance Steering Committee; Jean-Louis Peta Ikambana Washington DC Human Rights City Steering Committee & National Human Rights Cities Alliance Steering Committee; Sheila Katzman NYC4CEDAW; Carl Redwood: Hill District Consensus Group, Black Liberation Unity Committee, Pittsburgh Black Left Movement
    Meet-up at Left Forum: Contact inosa [at] riseup.net
    Contact: Inosa [at] riseup.net
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Thursday, May 25

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    Left Forum, New York City June 2-4
    Sessions:
    Strategies for Advancing the Human Rights Movement in Your Community
    Technology
    Technology and Revolution:
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    Knowledge Commons SATURDAY June 3rd 3:30pm - 5:15pm Room: 1.129, John Jay College for Criminal Justice, New Building 524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019
    Strategies for Advancing the Human Rights Movement in Your Community SATURDAY June 3rd 5:20pm - 7:10pm Room: 1.61, John Jay College for Criminal Justice, New Building 524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019

    Meet-up at Left Forum: Time/Location TBAContact inosa [at] riseup.net
    Contact: Inosa [at] riseup.net
    Recent Activities
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Thursday, May 18

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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)
    Meetings
    International Studies Association annual meeting: Friday Feb 24, 2017 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Hilton Baltimore, Pickersgill room.
    “Scholar-Activism in
    Left Forum, New York City June 2-4
    Sessions:
    Strategies for Advancing
    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
    Human Rights Movement in struggles in California to resist Trump. She is Professor of Urban PlanningYour Community
    Technology
    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: MicrofinanceRevolution: Scholar Activists and the MakingDefense 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
    Knowledge Commons
    Meet-up at Left Forum: Time/Location TBA

    Contact: Inosa [at] riseup.net
    Recent Activities
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Thursday, February 16

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    Open Office
    Libre Office
    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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    Meetings
    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
    Recent Activities
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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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    International Studies Association annual meeting: Friday Feb 24, 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Hilton Baltimore, Pickersgill room.
    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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    of the WSFWorld Social Forums and related
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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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