Critical geographies of confinement

Critical geographies of confinement in Ireland, Britain, and elsewhere was a ‘flipped format’ event, with pre-recorded presentations made available online, followed by a live panel discussion on Tuesday 1 February 2022, moderated by Joseph Robinson and Deirdre Conlon.

Videos from this session are no longer available online.

Pre-recorded presentations

1. Critical geographies of confinement

Bulelani Mfaco: Technological University Dublin, spokesperson for MASI – Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland

2. A Conversation on Mapping Direct Provision in Ireland

Vukašin Nedeljković: Artist and independent scholar and Dr Sasha Brown: Maynooth University, Ireland:

3. Confined to an institutional childhood? The mobilities of early 20th century children in the Poor Law system

Ella Bytheway-Jackson: University of Liverpool, UK:

4. Welcome to country? Countering enduring forms of colonial carceral control in Australia

Dr Kate Coddington: University at Albany, State University of New York, US:

5. A Nation Made of a Thousand Prisons: Settler Colonialism & the Ongoing Genocide of Indigenous People in Canada

Dr Adam Barker: University of Sheffield, UK:

Event organisers

  • Deirdre Conlon (Leeds)
  • Sasha Brown (Maynooth)
  • Joseph Robinson (Maynooth)