Category Archives: Borders

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

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Spaces of constructed (in)visibility

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Further to my previous posts on air strikes in Pakistan here and here, the International Crisis Group today published a new report, Drones: Myths and Reality in Pakistan. From ICG’s media release: ‘The report’s major findings…

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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’

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“…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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Homing in

Originally posted on geographical imaginations:
I’m finally home from Europe – a strange sentence, I think, since I always feel so much at home when I return to Europe.  I spent the last week in the Czech Republic, where I…

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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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Mobility and Politics – New Series

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Mobility & Politics – a new thematic series, edited by Martin Geiger, Parvati Raghuram and William Walters. Flyer MOBILITY & POLITICS A New Series from Palgrave Pivot Series Editors: Martin GEIGER, Carleton University – Parvati…

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