Carceral Geography sessions at the RGS-IBG 2019 – the carceral offshore and carceral archipelagos

The Carceral Geography Working Group is delighted to announce two sessions at the RGS-IBG conference 2019 which consider the carceral offshore and carceral archipelagos. Join us in London to hear these and many other fantastic papers at the annual RGS-IBG conference, 27-30 August 2019!

Session 1 : Concerning carceral geographies of trouble and hope (1): The carceral offshore

Session organisers: Kimberley Peters (University of Liverpool, UK); Jennifer Turner (University of Liverpool, UK); Anna Schliehe (University of Cambridge, UK); Dominique Moran (University of Birmingham, UK)

Session chair: Jennifer Turner (University of Liverpool, UK)

  1. Mobility control at sea: Cultivating the fabric of an ungovernable space – Andonea Jon Dickson (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
  2. The refoulement industry and the production of carcerality at sea – Maurice Stierl (University of Warwick, UK)
  3. The viapolitics of control, resistance and transient carceral spaces aboard ships – Amaha Senu (Cardiff University, UK)
  4. The mobility and containment of seafarers: A changing geography of maritime conviviality – Uma Kothari (The University of Manchester, UK)
  5. Island Geography; Incarceration and the Settler-Colonial State: Australia; 1788-1901Katherine Roscoe (University of Liverpool, UK)

Session 2 :  Concerning carceral geographies of trouble and hope (2): Carceral archipelagos

Session organisers: Kimberley Peters (University of Liverpool, UK); Jennifer Turner (University of Liverpool, UK); Anna Schliehe (University of Cambridge, UK); Dominique Moran (University of Birmingham, UK)

Session chair: Anna Schliehe (University of Cambridge, UK)

  1. Bounded Bodies: Carceral Spatialities of Institutional Transfer and Urban Parole Upon Indigenous Prisoners – Joshua David Michael Shaw (York University, Canada)
  2. The Architecture of Protest: Making spaces of resistance from sites of repression – Melissa Fielding (University of Cambridge, UK)
  3. ’Men of hard days’: experiences of hope, temporality and carcerality amongst asylum seekers in Denmark – Cecile Odgaard Jakobsen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  4. Carceral Interfaces and the Justice Journey: Precarious Moments of Justice in the Carceral Archipelago – Dominique Moran (University of Birmingham, UK) ; Deirdre Conlon (University of Leeds, UK)
  5. Concerning carceral geographies: reflections on archipelagos and offshoring trouble/hope Kimberley Peters (University of Liverpool, UK)

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