Border violences and control

Behrouz Boochani1   The events in Manus prison and the treatment of refugees there are best understood through the concept of what I call the kyriarchal system – a web of intersecting oppressions (racism, sexism, colonialism etc) that maintains society’s...
  • October 15, 2018
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Dr Claire Loughnan1, Maria Giannacopoulos2 1University of Melbourne, 2Flinders university Since 1992, Australia has had a policy of mandatory immigration detention which was extended in 2001 to offshore processing on the islands of Nauru and Papua New Guinea (PNG).  These...
  • October 3, 2018
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Prof. Willem de Lint1 1Flinders University, Happy Valley, Australia In August 2001, the MV Tampa was denied entry into Australian waters, an executive decision which precipitated the current neorealist asylum seeker policy of boat turnbacks. Arguably, the policy was awaiting...
  • September 26, 2018
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Professor Joseph Pugliese1, Dr Maria Giannacopoulos2 1Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 2Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia With the ultimate aim of ending deaths in custody, the Deathscapes project maps the sites and distributions of custodial deaths in locations such as police cells,...
  • September 26, 2018
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A/Prof. Elizabeth Stanley1 1Victoria University Of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand In recent times, populist narratives of the risks posed by ‘non-citizens’ have led to extreme political antagonism to those deemed ‘unknowable’, ‘undesirable’ or ‘illegal’. Subsequent measures to exclude or control...
  • August 22, 2018
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