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Border Effects

Friday 16 May, 11am - 4pm, CRER Common Room (S0.52), Social Studies

An international interdisciplinary symposium from the Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations.

Programme of events:

11am Introductory remarks

Producing Illegality - Interdictive Border Controls and the Securitisation of Asylum

Vicki Squire (RCUK Research Fellow at the Open University's Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance)

12.30--1.15 Break for lunch (please note lunch will not be provided)

The Production of Culprits: The Politics of Immigration in the United States in the Aftermath of Antiterrorism

Nicholas De Genova

(Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Latino Studies, Columbia University, New York; Marie Curie Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick)


Border as Method, or the Multiplication of Labour

Sandro Mezzadra (Associate Professor of the History of Political Thought in the Department of Politics, Institutions and History, University of Bologna; Eminent Research Fellow (2006 - 2008) in the Centre for Cultural Research at the University of Western Sydney, Australia)



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