Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Geoffrey Pleyers

Geoffrey Pleyers is a Fonds National de la Recherche scientifique (FNRS) researcher and professor at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCLouvain, Belgium). He is currently the International Sociological Association's vice president for research. He holds a PhD in sociology from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris, 2006) and chairs the research program “Social movements in the global age” at the University of Louvain and at the Collège d’Etudes Mondiales in Paris. His research focuses on social movements, youth activism, ecology, critical consumption, democracy and globalization. His main books are Alter-Globalization. Becoming Actors in the Global Age (Polity, 2011) and Movimientos sociales en el siglo XXI (CLACSO, 2018). He can be reached at Geoffrey.Pleyers [at] uclouvain.be