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1 Unit 4

2 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Sophie Germain Aung San Suu Kyi Rigoberta Menchú

3 Project description: Aim : From a critical point of view, you are going to analyze (= talk about, describe, explain…) an example of individual or group resistance. In other words, analyze an example of dissidence (from a political, social, ideological, etc … perspective). Your project can be about a person /an organization/institution that is an example or a symbol of: - (peaceful) resistance and dissidence. - people or organization who keep their convictions or set of beliefs under pressure. - people or organizations who/which rebelled/opposed to / objected to / disagreed with governments, powerful institutions, dictatorship, tyranny, … etc.

4 Project description: Contents : You are going to explain about the following issues: a.Describe what/who your organization/person is/was. b.Describe his/her/its background (= When did his/her/its action/protest/resistance /rebellion take place? Where did it take place? What (political, social, … ) conditions explain it? c.What did exactly your organization/person do/ fight for /object to / disagree with? Explain the conflict very clearly, considering its political, social, ideological, cultural … implications. d.Did your organization/person achieve any goals? Explain them. To what extent did your organization/person make a change in the world? Did your organization/person have/provoke any political, social, ideological, cultural … consequences? e.Why did you choose your organization/person ? What lesson can we learn from him/her/it? Do you think his/her/its example of resistance or dissidence has been significant? Explain why.

5 Project description: a.Describe what/who your organization/person is/was. b.Describe his/her/its background (= When did his/her/its action/protest/resistance /rebellion take place? Where did it take place? What (political, social, … ) conditions explain it? a.What did exactly your organization/person do/ fight for /object to / disagree with) Explain the conflict very clearly, considering its political, social, ideological, cultural … implications. b.Did your organization/person achieve any goals? Explain them. To what extent did your organization/person make a change in the world? Did your organization/person have/provoke any political, social, ideological, cultural … consequences? c.Why did you choose your organization/person ? What lesson can we learn from him/her/it? Do you think his/her/its example of resistance or dissidence is an example to follow? Explain why. introduction body conclusion

6 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonviolent_resistance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suffragette http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/3153388.stm.Gandhi’s role in the Indian independence movement in 1917-47.Gandhi the US civil rights struggle in the 1960s, led by Martin Luther King Jr.US civil rights struggle in the 1960sMartin Luther King Jr. aspects of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland in 1967-72Northern Ireland the Revolution of the Carnations in Portugal in 1974-5, supporting the military coup of 25 April 1974Revolution of the CarnationsPortugal the Iranian Revolution in 1977–79, before Khomeini’s advent to power in February 1979Iranian RevolutionKhomeini’s the People Power Revolution in the Philippines in the 1980s that ousted President MarcosPeople Power RevolutionPhilippinesMarcos the campaigns against apartheid in South Africa, especially in 1983-94apartheid in South Africa the mass mobilization against authoritarian rule in Pinochet's Chile, 1983-88Chile the various movements contributing to the revolutions of 1989 in central and eastern Europe, and to the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991revolutions of 1989 Ukraine in 2004, all of which involved successful resistance against an incumbent government that had refused to acknowledge its defeat in an election and had sought to falsify the election resultsUkraine Egypt, 25 January 2011: marchers against President Mubarak. A few examples:


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