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    Curriculum vitae Stellan Vinthagen Updated July 23, 2015

    Stellan.vinthagen@resistancestudies.org www.resistancestudies.org

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    Summary Name: Stellan Vinthagen Title: Professor of Sociology, Endowed Chair In The Study Of Nonviolent Direct Action And Civil Resistance Date of Birth: 1964, 13th October. Qualifications: Professor of Sociology (UMass, Amherst) July 2014. PhD in Peace and Development Research (University of Gothenburg) Oct 2005, BA Sociology and International Relations (University of Gothenburg) June 1997. Current Positions:

    1. Professor of Sociology at University of Massachusetts, Amherst (tenured, 2014-) http://www.umass.edu/sociol/index.html

    2. Inaugural Endowed Chair In The Study Of Nonviolent Direct Action And Civil Resistance at University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2014-)

    3. Professor of Sociology at University West, Trollhttan, (2014-), http://www.hv.se 4. Senior lecturer of Peace and Development Studies, (Hgskolelektor) (2009-) and Co-

    Leader of the Resistance Studies Group at School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, (2011-), http://www.globalstudies.gu.se/

    5. Academic Advisor for the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), (2009-), http://www.nonviolent-conflict.org/

    Previous Appointments: Senior Lecturer at School of Global Political Studies, Malm (2008-2009); Department of Peace and Development Research, University of Gothenburg (2006-2007). Visiting Lecturer at several institutions, e.g. College for International Citizenship (CIC), Birmingham, UK, (2005-2009) (http://www.cfic.org.uk); Globalverkstan: International Project Management for Social Movements & NGOs; Gteborg (2004-2006), and Kulturverkstan (2001-2004). Director of Globalverkstan, Gteborg (2004). Areas of Expertise: Resistance Studies, Nonviolent Action Strategies (Civil Resistance), Social Movements & Change, Power Theory. PhD: Ickevldsaktion En social praktik av motstnd och konstruktion [Nonviolent Action A Social Practice of Resistance and Construction] (University of Gothenburg, 2005).

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    Current Book Project (with completed manuscript): Co-author of Interrogating Resistance: A Critical Study of the Fighting with and against Power. Recent publications: Books: Author of A Theory of Nonviolent Action: How Civil Resistance Works (2015 by Zed Books, London). Co-author of Law, Resistance and Transformation, Lund University, (2013); Main editor of Tackling Trident, Irene Pub. (2012). Co-author of Motstndets vg [Path of Resistance], Karneval (2011); Co-editor of Motstnd [Resistance], Liber (2009). Peer-reviewed articles; Author or co-author of e.g. Dimensions of Everyday Resistance: The Case of Palestinian Sumd (2015), Sovereign Power, Disciplinary Power and Biopower: Resisting What Power With What Resistance? (2014); Law on the Move, Retfrd (2013); Exploring Irrational Resistance, Journal of Political Power (2013); Everyday Resistance: Exploration of a Concept & its Theories, Resistance Studies Magazine (2013); Ten Theses on Why We Need a Social Science Panel on Climate Change, ACME (2013); Legal Mobilization and Resistance Movements as Social Constituents of International Law, Finnish Yearbook of International Law (2013). Selected examples of relevant professional work and esteem indicators etc.:

    Author or co-author of eight books and editor of two books, along with twenty peer-reviewed articles and sixteen book chapters, besides numerous other texts.

    Administrative and leadership positions from several different areas: (1) development of university courses at different levels, (2) board member, (3) director of educational units, (4) leader of a research program, (5) conference organizer, (6) network founder, (7) editor of a journal, and (8) tutor at different levels.

    Fieldwork research totally of three years in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia. Grant receiver (as main applicant) for a research program on resistance studies (2011-

    2015) by Swedish Research Council (VR) with 10 million SEK (equal to 1,5 million USD).

    Lecturing: Regular tutoring of Masters/PhD-students (with two completed PhDs), with over 10,000 hours of teaching at university level, as well as international teaching. (Totally in 14 countries on four continents with over 100 lecture subjects given to mainly universities, high schools, state/municipal institutions or voluntary organizations.)

    Distinguished Speaker on Nonviolent Action and Civil Resistance, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA, 2013, and Key-note speaker, e.g. at a seminar on War on Terror, Minden, Germany, 2011.

    Peer-reviewer for, e.g. Acta Sociologica; Research in Social Movements, Conflict and Change; Cooperation and Conflict; Organization Studies.

    The Exhibition Take Action! 83 Ways to Change the World (2008-2009) at Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg, was partly built on one of my articles (the Political Underground) and my work as consultant (www.varldskulturmuseet.se/).

    Nominated for the Jamnalal Bajaj International Award 2007 by Ms. Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa, Ambassador of India to Sweden, Stockholm.

    Esteem Positions; Associate of TFF (Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research); and Council-member of WRI (War Resisters International).

    Movement experience for 30 years with education and organizing, e.g. action and strategy trainings in peace, justice and environmental movements.

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    Full CV Stellan Vinthagen, Professor, PhD. Email: Stellan.vinthagen@resistancestudies.org Mobile: (+46) 070-4763 789 Department of Sociology http://www.umass.edu/sociol/index.html 200 Hicks Way, Thompson Hall, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-9277 USA Phone: (+1) 413.545.0577 Fax: (+1) 413.545.3204 Sociology Unit http://www.hv.se/en/about-university-west/organization/social-and-behavioural-studies Department of Social and Behavioural Studies University West Phone: (+46) 0520-22 37 71 SE 461 86 Trollhttan Sweden School of Global Studies http://www.globalstudies.gu.se/english/ Resistance Studies Group http://www.globalstudies.gu.se/english/research/research-groups/resistance-studies/ University of Gothenburg Phone (+46) 031-786 4026 (or -1000). Box 700, Fax (+46) 031-786 49 10 SE 405 30 Gteborg Sweden Resistance Studies Network (RSN): www.resistancestudies.org War Resisters International (WRI): https://wri-irg.org Home address (Dec-Aug): Krossekrr 706, SE 473 94 Henn, Sweden (+46) 0304-374 43 The Eco-Village Krossekrr: http://www.utsikten-ekoby.se/ Home address (Sep-Nov): 120 Pulpit Hill Road, Unit 16, 01002 Amherst, MA, USA. (+1) 413.801.9555. The Pioneer Valley Cohousing; http://www.cohousing.com Current Positions:

    1. Professor of Sociology at University of Massachusetts, Amherst (tenured, 2014-) 2. Inaugural Endowed Chair In The Study Of Nonviolent Direct Action And Civil

    Resistance at University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2014-) 3. Professor of Sociology at University West, Trollhttan, (2009-), http://www.hv.se 4. Senior lecturer of Peace and Development Studies, (Hgskolelektor) (2009-) and Co-

    Leader of the Resistance Studies Group at School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, (2011-), http://www.globalstudies.gu.se/

    5. Academic Advisor for the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), (2009-), http://www.nonviolent-conflict.org/ Temporary work.

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    Current Research Projects:

    1. Globalization of Resistance: Influences on Democracy Advocators in Civil Society in the South (2011-2015), funded by the Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrdet).

    2. Everyday Resistance (2010-), partly funded by University West. 3. Transnational Social Movements & Resistance Strategies (2001-2004, 2007, 2009-)

    (Unfunded project). Funding applied for a continuation of the project. Current Book Projects (work in progress): I. Baaz, Mikael, Mona Lilja and Stellan Vinthagen Interrogating Resistance: A Critical

    Study of the Fighting with and against Power. Book proposal submitted Feb 2015. Most chapters exist.

    II. Johansson, Anna and Stellan Vinthagen Everyday Resistance. Book proposal submitted June 2015. Most chapters exist.

    III. Baaz, Mikael, Mona Lilja and Stellan Vinthagen (2016) Fighting With and Against Power: the character and emergence of various forms of resistance.

    Areas of research work: Resistance Studies, Nonviolent Action Strategies (Civil Resistance), Social Movements & Change, Power Theory. ACADEMIC EDUCATION Completed Two years part-time research writing course, lead by Prof. Brian Martin, 2012 University of Wollongong English for Academic Purposes, 7,5 hp (EN2001) (5 weeks, full time) 2011 Docentur (Associate Professorship), Sociology, University West, Sweden 2010 (New degree, based on external peer-reviews of research production) Hgskolepedagogik 1: Baskurs, 5 hp (HPE101) 2009 (Basic course in pedagogics for university education, 3 weeks full time) Handledning i forskarutbildning, 5 hp (HPE201), Uni. of Gothenburg 2009 (Course on Supervision for PhD students, 3 weeks full time) Ph.D. PADRIGU, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. 2005 Nov 24 Research program courses (1997-2005): Conflict Resolution, Social Psychology, The Doctrine History of Peace Research and Development Research, Research Methodology, Power Theory, Movement Theory, World System, Globalisation, Social System Theory. B.A. in Sociology and International Relations, University of Gothenburg 1997 With additional courses in Conflict Resolution, State Politics, Practical Philosophy, History of Economics and Peoples Pedagogic. History and Philosophy of N

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