Audio from Britain: Meaning & Practice of Immigration Detention – Perspectives from Legal, Social & Political Theory
Below are podcasts from the workshop held May 21, 2010 at the University of Oxford in England, UK. The workshop focused on the theory and practice of Immigration Detention Centres in both the UK and the rest of the world. This series of lectures look at the legal and political frameworks as well as the social impact of Immigration Detention Centres and the ideas of Asylum in the eyes of the government, human rights groups and those referred to as ‘Asylum Seekers’.
- For .pdf copies of the majority of papers submitted as well as a workshop overview, click here.
- To download the following audio recordings, click here (& scroll down).
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Rules of engagement: Governmentality, ‘technologies of citizenship’ and everyday protest in asylum detention facilities: Nicholas Gill
How do former immigration detainees integrate into local communities post-release?: Axel Kein & Lucy Williams
The law’s approach to detention of asylum seekers: help or hindrance?: Dallal Stevens
The Criminalisation of Asylum Seekers in a British Immigration Detention Centre: Melanie Griffiths
Medical Implications of Immigration Detention in the UK: Frank Arnold
Immigration Detention and the Aesthetics of Incarceration: Michael Flynn