Borders, Barbed Wires and Bureaucracy

Week 8 Borders, Barbed Wires and Bureaucracy.
Architectures of exclusion, control and permanent temporariness.

Curated by Christine Algot
Moderated by Allie L

August 24, 2020

Required readings

Rankine, Claudia. “On Whiteness” 1 Hour lecture at Emerson College, Boston. https://www.californiansforthearts.org/antiracism-edit/2020/6/11/claudia-rankine-onwhiteness

Davies, Thom, and Arshad Isakjee. “Ruins of Empire: Refugees, Race and the
Postcolonial Geographies of European Migrant Camps.” Geoforum 102 (2019): 214-17. https://doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.09.031.

Bulley, Dan. “Humanitarian Hospitality: Refugee Camps.” In Migration, Ethics and
Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics. Society and Space Series. Los
Angeles: SAGE, 2017.

 Donadio, Rachel. “‘Welcome to Europe. Now Go Home.’” Tha Atlantic, November 15,
2019. https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/11/greeces-moria-refugee-camp-a-european-failure/601132/

Mould, Oli. “The Calais Jungle: A Slum of London’s Making.” City 21, no. 3–4 (July 4,
2017): 388–404. https://doi.org/10.1080/13604813.2017.1325231.

Further readings

Bakewell, Oliver . “Encampment and Self-Settlement.” In The Oxford Handbook of
Refugee and Forced Migration Studies , edited by Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Gil
Loescher, Katy Long, and Nando Sigona. Oxford University Press, 2014.
https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199652433.013.0037.

Schwenken, Helen. “From Sangatte to ‘The Jungle’: Europe’s Contested
Borderlands.” In New Border and Citizenship Politics , edited by Helen Schwenken
and Sabine Ruß-Sattar, 171–86. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2014.
https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137326638_12.

 Zaragoza-Cristiani, Jonathan. “Containing the Refugee Crisis: How the EU Turned
the Balkans and Turkey into an EU Borderland.” The International Spectator 52, no. 4 (October 2, 2017): 59–75. https://doi.org/10.1080/03932729.2017.1375727.

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