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Forum on Southeast Europe: Srđa Popović (Executive Director, CANVAS)
February 23 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Srđa Popović is the co-founder of CANVAS and was a founding member of the Otpor!, a movement that had a crucial part in bringing down Slobodan Milošević’s regime in Serbia. He has a wealth of experience working with activist groups, NGOs and students, teaching nonviolent methods to achieve a positive social change. Srđa’s educational work extends to teaching courses on nonviolent strategy at universities in the U.S. and the U.K, and authoring many publications on the topic of nonviolence including the book “Blueprint for Revolution.” In 2011, Foreign Policy Magazine listed Srđa Popović as one of the “Top 100 Global Thinkers” for inspiring the Arab Spring protesters.