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Stellan Vinthagen

PROFESSOR

Department of Sociology and Work
Science
Telephone
Fax
+46 31-786 48 63
Visiting address
Skanstorget 18
41122 Göteborg
Room number
F132
Postal address
Box 720
40530 Göteborg

About Stellan Vinthagen

Research area Resistance Studies, Nonviolent Action Strategies (Civil Resistance), Social Movements & Change, Power Theory.

Areas of interest Interpretations of the social meanings of acts of nonviolent disobedience as well as how transnational movements breaking of system-rules influences economic and political system-functions. Social movement theory. Conflict management.

Current research

  • Globalization of Resistance: Influences on Democracy Advocators in Civil Society in the South (2011-2015), funded by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet).
  • Legal Change and Social Movements (2010-2012), funded by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet).
  • Everyday Resistance (2010), funded by University West.
  • World Culture and Resistance (2010), funded by University of Gothenburg.
  • Transnational Social Movements & Resistance Strategies (2001-2004, 2007, 2009-) (Unfunded). Funding applied for a continuation of the project.

 

Forum for Civil Society, Resistance Studies and Social Movement Research http://socav.gu.se/english/research/civil-society-and-social-movement-research

Endowed Chair in the Study of Nonviolent Direct Action and Civil Resistance and Professor of Sociology at UMass, Amherst umass.edu/sociology/users/vinthagen

Director, Resistance Studies Initiative, UMass, Amherst umass.edu/resistancestudies

Editor, Journal of Resistance Studies, http://resistance-journal.org

Steering group, Resistance Studies Network, resistancestudies.org International Council, War Resisters’ International, wri-irg.org

Nonviolence and Peace Movements Commission, International Peace Research Association (IPRA)

Resistance Studies Network

LATEST BOOK: A Theory of Nonviolent Action - How Civil Resistance Works (2015) http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/T/bo20503488.html

BLOG on resistance: http://blogs.umass.edu/vinthagen/

CONTACT: Skype: stellan.vinthagen Based in Sweden Jan-Aug: Department of Sociology and Work Science, Box 720, 40530 Göteborg, Sweden Based in USA Sep-Dec: Department of Sociology, 200 Hicks Way, Thompson Hall, University of Massachusetts MA 01003-9277 Amherst, USA