Category Archives: Borderlands

Digital Technologies and Border Control in West Africa Great contribution on criticalsecurity.ca about technology and border control in Africa by Philippe M. Frowd.

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Border choreography, bare bodies, and penal states

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Video abstract – Eeva-Kaisa Prokkola talks about ‘Neoliberalizing Border Management in Finland and Schengen’

Originally posted on AntipodeFoundation.org:
“…contemporary performances of border enforcement and security cannot be understood as distinct from the process of neoliberalization.” So argues University of Oulu geographer Eeva-Kaisa Prokkola in her forthcoming Antipode paper ‘Neoliberalizing Border Management in Finland…

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ABS Meeting

I just returned from the Association for Borderlands Studies annual meeting in Denver, Colorado. Part of the Western Social Science Association meeting, the ABS meeting is always interesting. Reasonably interdisciplinary, methodologically open-minded and intellectual generous, the meeting tends to be … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
International Political Sociology has just put together an open access virtual theme issue on Territorialities, Spaces, Geographies¬†– including papers by Nisha Shah, John Agnew, Neil Brenner and me, and Nick Vaughan-Williams: This special issue presents…

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Dirty dancing and spaces of exception in Pakistan

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
Following up my post on the air campaigns waged by the United States and by Pakistan inside the Federally Administered Tribal Territories and the North-West Frontier Province (now¬†Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), here are some screenshots from Chris…

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