- December 5, 2014
- 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Anthropology and Social Change Presents:
The Piquetero Movement Today: Casualization, Social Plans, and Autonomy
Friday, December 5th 5:30pm-7pm Rm 306
with Presenters Lorena Mansilla and Steven Araujo
Lorena has over 10 years of experience with the unemployed worker's movement or piquetero movement in Argentina, mostly with a group known as the Frente de Organizaciones en Lucha (FOL). She has been involved in a large variety of activities within the movement including: working in a self-managed shirt printing cooperative, organizing with the gender commission, negotiating with government authorities, managing social plans and other activities.
Steven is a Ph.D. candidate in the Politics program at UCSC. His research focuses on the spatial practices of contemporary social movements in Argentina. He lived in Argentina for a year and a half from July 2012 to December 2013 where he engaged in participant observation of a worker recuperated enterprise known as IMPA as well as an unemployed workers movement known as the Frente de Organizaciones en Lucha (FOL).