De-Bordering the Border:Towards Cosmopolitan Dialogues

Time: 
9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Date: 
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Venue: 
SR4 UNSW Canberra
Presenter: 
Adrian Little, University of Melbourne
Claudia Tazreiter, UNSW
Tiziana Torresi, University of Adelaide
Peter Chambers, RMIT
Samid Suliman, Griffith University
Andrew Burridge, Macquarie University
Christine Agius, Swinburne University of Technology
Omig Tofighian, American University Cairo
Marie Segrave, Monash University
Umut Ozguc, UNSW

The workshop aims to foster and exchange ideas on whether borders can be thought of from a cosmopolitan perspective. If so, what do cosmopolitan borders mean for the privileged few, ordinary citizens and those ‘undesirables’ excluded from the global mobility regime? By bringing together scholars working on bordering practices climate change, migration, refugee politics, border technologies, and the posthuman borders, this workshop seeks to start a cosmopolitan dialogue on new ontologies and methodologies and contribute to a critical political agenda beyond the established ways of understanding territorial borders.

Convenors: Umut Ozguc & Peter Balint

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