Book Talk and Breakfast: The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence with Dr. Michael Loadenthal

Join the Center for Social Justice for a light breakfast and convesration with Dr. Michael Loadenthal, author of The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence. Since the early 2000s, global, underground networks of insurrectionary anarchists have carried out thousands of acts of political violence. This book is an exploration of the ideas, strategies, and history of these political actors that engage in a confrontation with the oppressive powers of the state and capital. This book challenges the reader to consider the historically ignored articulations put forth by those who communicate through sometimes violent political acts-vandalism, sabotage, arson and occasional use of explosives. These small acts of violence are announced and contextualized through written communiqués, which are posted online, translated, and circulated globally. This book offers the first contemporary history of these digitally-mediated networks, and seeks to locate this tendency within anti-state struggles from the past.

Thursday, March 22 at 10:00am to 11:00am

Poulton Hall, Center for Social Justice, Suite 130
1421 37th St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Academic Events, Student Events, Social Justice

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff

Departments

Provost, Office of the, Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service

Website

http://csj.georgetown.edu

Cost

No

Hashtag

#HoyasForOthers

Presenter

Dr. Michael Loadenthal

Open to the public and the press?

Yes

Event Contact Name

Andria Wisler

Event Contact Email

akw28@georgetown.edu

Accommodations Contact Name

Caitlin Miller

Accommodations Contact Email

Caitlin.Miller@georgetown.edu

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