Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 3:30pm
120 Mershon Center, 1501 Neil Ave. Columbus OH
The current "Yellow Vest" movement in France owes something to its predecessors: Prof. Bantigny reveals that 1968 in France mobilized 10 million people, including more than 7 million employees and workers who engaged in a general strike for goals that went far beyond the economic. Protesters occupied factories, companies, offices, stations, harbors, post offices, theaters, cultural centers and schools in the hope of creating a more just, emancipated, and egalitarian society. This talk is cosponsored by the Mershon Center and the Department of French and Italian.
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