Dr Marina Sitrin

Themenschwerpunkt: social movements

Webseite/Blog: marinasitrin.com

Sprache/n: Englisch, Spanisch

Stadt: New York and Berlin

Land: Vereinigte Staaten

Themen: horizontalism, democracy, self-organization, social movements, justice, argentina, cuba, autonomy, occupy wall street


Marina Sitrin is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Place Culture and Politics at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

She holds a PhD in Global Sociology and JD in International Women’s Human Rights.
She is the author of Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina (AK Press, 2006) Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina (Zed Books: 2012), and the co-author of the forthcoming They Can’t Represent US: Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy (Verso Press 2014).

Her work focuses on social movements and justice, specifically looking at new forms of social organization, such as autogestión, horizontalidad, prefigurative politics and new affective social relationships. She bases much of her work in experiences in Latin America, and has lived in Argentina and Cuba. Her current research encompasses the new global movements, including those in Greece, Spain, Turkey, Brazil and Occupy in the US.