Borders, Barbed Wires and Bureaucracy

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

Curated by Christine Aglot
Moderated by Allie L

August 24, 2020

Required readings

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.’” The Atlantic, November 15, 2019.

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

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.

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.

 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.

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