The outputs listed here reflect some of the materials we have presented at conferences and disseminated to migrant support sector in connection with our first ESRC funded project: ‘Making Asylum Seekers Visible and Legible’, which was conducted from 2010-2012’.
Association of American Geographers (AAG conference), Seattle, USA, April 12-16, 2011.
Fear and hope: Advocacy and activism related to migrant detention amidst a state of emergency (Deirdre Conlon). Part of the session ‘Mobilities, Borders and Imprisonment: Conceptualizing migration-related detention’.
International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM conference), Kampala, Uganda, July 3-6, 2011.
Asylum activism in the UK: Resisting or reflecting the state? (Ceri Oeppen and Nick Gill). Part of the session ‘The governance of migration and the migration of governance: The changing scales of controlling mobility’.
International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP conference), Istanbul, Turkey, July 9-12, 2011.
Freedom and Fear: Asylum Seekers and the Disjunctures of Liberal Society(Deirdre Conlon) for panel on Globalization and Its Discontents: Explorations in Appadurai’s “Fear of Small Numbers”.
Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG conference), London, UK, 31 Aug – 2 Sept, 2011.
Geographies of asylum activism: Sharing best practice in a challenging era (Nick Gill). Part of the session ‘Migrant workers and asylum seekers: spaces for organising and resistance’.
Spatial churn: The implications of the forced internal mobility of asylum seekers for theories of mobility and state power (Nick Gill). Part of the session ‘Internal mobility of ethnic and national minorities: Determinants, patterns, challenges’.
Public Geographies in the Neoliberal University?: Reflections on researching asylum advocacy/activist organizations (Deirdre Conlon in collaboration with Nick Gill, Ceri Oeppen, and Imogen Tyler). Part of the session on ‘Critical Public Geography’.