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    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)
    Click here to sign up for INoSA's email list (low volume)-updates and announcements.
    Meetings
    TBA
    Learn about scholar-activism around local initiatives to implement international human rights principles. Also, discuss possibilities for scholar-activists to help activists and professionals learn more about the threats to internet freedom, privacy and security and how we can resist corporate and government control of the means of communication.
    Contact: Inosa [at] riseup.net
    Campaigns-Solidarity
    **Technology and Revolution--** Toolkit for organizing convergences on social movement communication tools and the politics
    INoSA is organized into three main working groups/Areas of technologyworkScholar activists and social change.
    Association of Black Sociologists calls on scholars
    students are encouraged to form local chapters to **"Stand Upsupport engaged teaching and Speak Out"** {stand-up-and-speak-out_solicitation-letter_2017-07-01.pdf} against racism
    Recent Activities
    Left Forum 2017
    Technology
    research and Revolution: Scholar Activists and the Defense of the Knowledge Commons
    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
    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
    Left Forum 2016 INoSA Co-sponsored panels on Technology and the Knowledge Commons INoSA teamed up
    to help connect local initiatives 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 expertsour wider network. By learning from around the world shared their insights on the challengesone another 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
    connecting our struggles, we will win!
    Fighting for Justice on Campuses
    Rights of academic workers, student debt, fair wage and fair trade policies on campuses, campus-community relationships
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    Supporting Social Movement Alliances for global/social transformation
    We especially support the World Social Forum process and its national and local manifestations
    Analyses and reports on the 2015 World Social Forum in Tunis
    Climate Justice Team
    Human Rights Cities
    Campaigns-Solidarity
    **Technology and Revolution--** Toolkit for organizing convergences on social movement communication tools and the politics of technology and social change.
    Association of Black Sociologists calls on scholars to **"Stand Up and Speak Out"** {stand-up-and-speak-out_solicitation-letter_2017-07-01.pdf} against racism

    Newsletters
    Spring 2015 {Spring 2015 Updates.pdf}
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    Click here to sign up for INoSA's email list (low volume)-updates and announcements.
    Download our outreach card (PDF) {INoSA Postcard 2015-grp.pdf}
    Recent Activities
    Left Forum 2017
    Technology and Revolution: Scholar Activists and the Defense of the Knowledge Commons
    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
    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
    Left Forum 2016 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).

    Activities
    People's Movement Assembly: The Changing Landscape of Higher Education: Austerity, Precarity, & Graduate Student Workers
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Thursday, August 17

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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
    American Sociological Association meeting, Montreal Canada Sunday August 13, 4:30 PM SWS Hospitality Suite, 522B Palais des congrès de Montréal, Level 5.TBA
    Learn about scholar-activism around local initiatives to implement international human rights principles. Also, discuss possibilities for scholar-activists to help activists and professionals learn more about the threats to internet freedom, privacy and security and how we can resist corporate and government control of the means of communication.
    Contact: Inosa [at] riseup.net
    Campaigns-Solidarity
    **Technology and Revolution--** Toolkit for organizing convergences on social movement communication tools and the politics of technology and social change.
    Association of Black Sociologists calls on scholars to **"Stand Up and Speak Out"** {stand-up-and-speak-out_solicitation-letter_2017-07-01.pdf} against racism

    Recent Activities
    Left Forum 2017
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    11:20 am

Friday, August 4

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    Meeting/ webinar program: https://ptp.ourpowerbase.net
    Other Readings and Resources
    Let’s Stop Google from Gobbling Up Our Schools by Jackie Smith - Alfredo Lopez
    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.
    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.
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    6:41 am
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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
    Left Forum, New York City June 2-4
    Sessions:
    American Sociological Association meeting, Montreal Canada Sunday August 13, 4:30 PM SWS Hospitality Suite, 522B Palais des congrès de Montréal, Level 5.
    Learn about scholar-activism around local initiatives to implement international human rights principles. Also, discuss possibilities for scholar-activists to help activists and professionals learn more about the threats to internet freedom, privacy and security and how we can resist corporate and government control of the means of communication.
    Contact: Inosa [at] riseup.net
    Recent Activities
    Left Forum 2017

    Technology and
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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
    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.
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    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
    Recent Activities
    INoSA
    Left Forum 2016 INoSA Co-sponsored panels
    INoSA is organized into three main working groups/Areas of work
    Fighting for Justice on Campuses
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    6:30 am

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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    slides with linkslink
    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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    10:15 am

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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    6:17 am

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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    9:19 am

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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    3:23 am

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