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Launch of the Legal Mobilization Platform

Clinic Coordinator

11 Jan 2023

Mobilizing for a Just World

Hosted jointly at the International Institute of Social Studies and the Amsterdam Law School, the Legal Mobilization Platform (LMP)Opens external aims to better understand various forms of legal mobilization and to support organizations involved in its practice.

The official launch on 12 January 2023 of LMP is open to individuals and organizations interested in the work of the LMP.The event, entitled 'Mobilizing for a just world' will be moderated by Professor Ambreena ManjiOpens external (Cardiff University)


14:00-14:15 Welcome and introductions

14:15-15:00 Conceptualizing (climate) justice panel

  • What should (climate) justice look like?

  • What tools do we have at our disposal?

  • How do we use them and where?

  • Which tools are most effective, to ensure intersectional and intergenerational justice?

Speakers (subject to change)

Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh (University of Amsterdam)

Misha Plagis (Leiden University)

Obiozo Ukpabi (University of Humanistic Studies)

15:00-15:10 Intermezzo (performance TBD)

15:10-15:30 Break

15:30-16:30 Mobilizing for and with whom? panel

  • Who are we mobilizing with, who are we mobilizing for?

  • Who leads mobilization, who makes the decisions?

  • What institutional structures and systems do we navigate?

  • How are we involving communities and movements?

Speakers (subject to change)

Waruguru Gaitho (Cambridge University)

Jeff Handmaker (International Institute of Social Studies-EUR)

Eva Rieter (Radboud University Nijmegen)

Ernestine Comvalius (The Black Jacobines)

16:30-18:00 Drinks and snacks

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