The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility proudly announces the 2015-16 Lecture Series themed “(Im)Mobilities: Violence and the Politics of Borders”.
This theme focuses on how migratory movements and other types of mobilities are seen by the state and different socio-political actors as sources of insecurity and vulnerability. Particularly, how sovereign borders and other social structures try to fix populations within or outside certain territories through the use of technologies, vectors, and spaces of violence.
In addition, the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility co-sponsors events of a varied array of topics.
Spring 2016 Lecture Series events
February 24th @ 4pm – Nancy Hiemstra – Detain and Deport: A Transnational Ethnography of U.S. Immigration Enforcement. Watch the video!
March 14th @ 6pm – Vicki Squire – The Violence of Border Security: Migrant Deaths Across Deserts and Seas.
April 12th @ 6pm – William Walters – Aeroplanes and Deportation.
*All lectures will take place in the Bob & Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall (UL 105) in the 63 5th Ave University Center building, lower level.
Spring 2016 co-sponsored events
May 9 – Offending Liberties: American Controversies about Islam
May 6-8 – Queering Immigration Conference #3
April 29 – The Refugee Crisis, Dispatches from Lesvos
April 21 and 22 – The Invasive Others Conference
April 15 – Refugees: From Liability to Opportunity
March 10 – Religion, Ethnicity, and Democracy in Israel
February 22 – Secular Revolutions and Religious Counter-revolutions
February 01 – Citizenship’s Empire
Fall 2015 Lecture Series events
September 17- The Land of Open Graves: Necroviolence and the Politics of Migrant Death in the Arizona Desert by Jason de León. Watch the video!
October 29- Migration, Temporality and Sexuality in India by Svati Shah
December 2-Freedom as Violence, or: a (Post-)Colonial Account of Mobility, Homelessness, and Political Belonging by Hagar Kotef
Fall 2015 co-sponsored events
December 2 – Pilgrimage, Transnational Territories and Migration
November 30 – Wrongs, Rights and Irregular Migrants
September 19 – Reimagine Belonging
August 28-30 – Queering Immigration Conference #2