Launch of the Legal Mobilization Platform

  • Date: 12 January 14:00 - 18:00
  • Location: Concordia Cultural Center

You are invited to the official launch of the Legal Mobilization Platform (LMP) on January 12, 2023, entitled ‘Mobilizing for a Just World’!

The LMP is hosted jointly at the International Institute of Social Studies and the Amsterdam Law School and aims to better understand various forms of legal mobilization and to support organizations involved in its practice.



Welcome and introductions
14:15-15:00Conceptualizing (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)


Intermezzo (performance TBD)

15:30-16:30Mobilizing 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)

16:30-18:00Drinks and snacks

The event will be moderated by Professor Ambreena Manji (Cardiff University).

For more information on this event, including how to sign up, click here.

Concordia Cultural Center

Hoge Zand 42
2512 EM Den Haag

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