Conference Programme 2020

4th International Conference for Carceral Geography 14-15 December 2020

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Monday 14th December (Central European Time)

9:00-9:30        Opening

Christophe Mincke (National Institute of Criminalistics and Criminology, Belgium) Olivier Milhaud (Sorbonne
Université France)

9:30-10:30      Session 1: Time-space Chair: Dominique Moran

“UNLOCK!”: Constructing and navigating carceral TimeSpace in prisoner writing Eleanor March (University of Surrey, UK)

Top-bunk, bottom-bunk –The geographies of cell sharing Anna Schliehe (University of Cambridge, UK) and Ben Crewe (University of Cambridge, UK)

11:00-12:30    Session 2: Carceral landscapes Chair: Anna Schliehe

Prisons as post-military landscapes: Carceral spaces of demobilisation and military-civilian transition Dominique Moran (University of Birmingham, UK) and Jennifer Turner (University of Oldenburg, Germany)

Property, racial capitalism and migrant exclusion Lauren Martin (Durham University, UK) 

Carceral (im)mobilities across/within spaces unknown: The fractured reentry landscape in Washington, D.C. Maya S. Kearney (American University, Washington, DC, United States) 

13:30-15:00    Session 3: Discourses in/about prison Chair: David Scheer 

Carceral photography: Documentar(t)istic representations of prison spaces Dan Kaminski (UCLouvain, Belgium) 

“You can’t say that in here!” From communication spaces to moral economy in prison Corentin Durand (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France) 

‘Living in the thieves’ way: The social and cultural capital of carcerality in Georgia Costanza Curro (University of Helsinki, Finland) and Vakhtang Kekoshvili (Georgian-American University, Georgia) 

15:30 -16:30   Session 4: Liminalities Chair: Jennifer Turner 

The quasi-carceral liminality of prison visitation transportation services Dylan Haywood (University of Delaware, United States) 

The herder inmate. Challenging carceral (im)mobility in the vast estates of the Italian prison farms Sabrina Puddu (KU Leuven, Belgium) 

Tuesday 15th December (Central European Time) 

9:00 -10:30     Session 5: Webs of exclusion I Chair: Christophe Mincke 

Conceptualising carceral mobilities through bail court ethnography: Churn, stretch and webs of exclusion Emma Russell (La Trobe University, Australia) 

Like being ‘a prisoner’: Considering community treatment order legislation as disability-based incarceration Amber Karanikolas (La Trobe University, Australia) 

Conceptualizing and exploring coercive space-time-regimes Marina Richter (HES-SO Valais/Wallis, Switzerland), Irene Marti (University of Bern, Institute for Penal Law and Criminology, Switzerland) and Ueli Hostettler (University of Bern, Institute for Penal Law and Criminology, Switzerland) 

11:00-12:30    Session 6: Webs of exclusion II Chair: Anouk Mertens 

The carceral archipelago is not that vast Olivier Milhaud (Sorbonne Université/ Médiations -sciences des lieux, sciences des liens, France) and Franck Ollivon (ENS Ulm / UMR EVS-5600, France) 

Digital confinement–Reconfigurations of mobility and space through electronic monitoring and facial recognition for migration control in the USA Carolina Sanchez BOE (Université de Paris/ CUNY/ IMC Aarhus University, Denmark) 

A prison in superimposed states. On the ambiguities of the contemporary carceral project Christophe Mincke (National Institute of Criminalistics and Criminology, Belgium) 

13:30-15:00    Session 7: Carceral continuum Chair: Olivier Milhaud 

Pains of imprisonment beyond prison walls: Lived experience of females labelled not criminally responsible Anouk Mertens (National Institute of Criminalistics and Criminology, Belgium) and Freya Vander Laenen (Ghent University, Department of Criminology, Criminal Law and Social Law, Belgium) 

Immigration reporting in the UK: Spaces and politics of indistinction in the carceral continuum Deirdre Conlon (School of Geography, University of Leeds, UK) and Andrew Burridge (Department of Geography and Planning, Macquarie University Sydney, Australia)  

Refugee camp rescaled: City as a confinement space for refugees in Turkey Mert Peksen (Graduate Center, City University of New York, United States)