Raul Zibechi: Dispersing Power: Social Movements as Anti-State Forces

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RaulZibechiflyerDate: November 4

Time: 4 p.m.

Place: Gilman 50

A Native of Montevideo, Uruguay, Raul Zibechi became a militant of the Frente Estudiantil Revolucionario (FER) in the 70’s. In the 80’s he began his publishing career, writing articles for newspapers and magazines. Zibechi focused his writing on social movements in Latin America. He won the Premio José Martí de Periodismo, a prestigious prize given to hournalists, for his writing on the Argentine social movement following the insurrection on the 19th and 20th of December 2001. Since beginning his writing career in the mid 80’s, Raul Zibechi has covered all of the Latin American countries, placing a special emphasis on the Andean region. His work promotes the understanding of the organizational process of these movements.