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Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

Flocks without Shepherds? Sovereignty, Governmentality and the Paradoxical Politics of International Policy for the Protection of Internally Displaced Persons

Simon Addison (University of Manchester)

Date: 6 February 2013Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 6 February 2013Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College BuildingsRoom: G51

Type of Event: Seminar

Series: Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies Seminar Series

By applying theoretical insights drawn from the work of Foucault and Ranciere, this paper explores the paradoxically political nature of international doctrine on the protection of internally displaced persons as an apparatus of global biopolitical governmentality.

Contact email: dt37@soas.ac.uk