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When Cops are Obsolete

Event date/time: 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 6:00pm


Campus Center 904-08

Join us September 15, 2021 at 6pm - Campus Center Room 904-08 for a talk and book signing with Geo Maher "A World Without Police: How Strong Communities Make Cops Obsolete".

Seats limited, tickets required

For tickets, go to: When-cops-are-obsolete-tickets

Geo Maher is a Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science at Vassar College, having previously taught at Drexel University, San Quentin State Prison, and the Venezuelan School of Planning in Caracas. He is Senior Research Fellow at the Global Centre for Advanced Studies (GCAS) and has held visiting positions at the College of William and Mary, NYU’s Hemispheric Institute, and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He is co-editor of the Duke University Press series Radical Américas, and author of six books: We Created Chávez (Duke, 2013), Building the Commune (Verso, 2016), Decolonizing Dialectics (Duke, 2017), A World Without Police (Verso, 2021), Anticolonial Eruptions (University of California, 2022), and Spirals of Revolt (Common Notions, 2022).

This is a parallel in-person and virtual event. A link will be distributed to virtual event ticket-holders next week.


Contact's name: 

Angelica Bernal


1 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA 01003
United States
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