On Friday 16th October 2015, the University of Goteborg will confer an Honorary Doctorate to Donatella della Porta, following a candidature proposed by the Faculty of Social Sciences. Donatella della Porta will receive the title during the annual Conferment of Doctoral Degrees, which is considered the University’s largest ceremonial occasion.

The day before the event, Donatella della Porta will also deliver a Public Lecture titled “Past and Present: History as resource and constraint for social movements” at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Goteborg.