Tag: detention

Comparative Urbanism and who gets [funded to] compare

john hutnyk , May 30th, 2022

In the current conjuncture, with the increasingly complete capture of university research by corporate interests, only the alternative incorporation of research teams that start outside the universit…


Assange and how truth does not set you free

john hutnyk , December 10th, 2021

******************** On thursday 9th Dec 2021 the first 15 minutes of my lecture on Media outlined the reasons why the extradition of Julian Assange should be opposed and…


30 Minute Methods at TDTU – Ken Fero

john hutnyk , November 24th, 2021

This has a shaky start because the zoom settings were wacko, But after a minute its much better. Ken Fero talks on obstinate memory under the title: ‘Documentary…


DNA Testing of Immigrants Is Unethical

Chelsea Horton , January 26th, 2021

The collection of genetic biodata for the reunification of families must safeguard individuals’ agency, provide meaningful informed consent, and protect privacy. DNA testing has been used for nearly…

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In the Journals – Conflict and Captivity

allisontedesco , August 10th, 2020

POW release to UN authorities was the first step in repatriation. Here, communists turn over UN troops at the POW receiving center at Panmunjon, on the border of…


Double Injustice: Media Racism

john hutnyk , July 28th, 2020

Back in 2003 Imogen Bunting, whose birthday it would have been today, wrote this on the film INJUSTICE by Tariq and Ken. To date the film still has…


In the Journals – Confinement and Mental Health

allisontedesco , July 27th, 2020

Cour des agitées by Amand Gautier via wikimedia Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that are often siloed by discipline, geographical…


The Sobraj Challenge

john hutnyk , January 5th, 2020

Well, I know, this is not such an appropriate headline and a bit cheeky to add it, but I find this article predictable and mind-boggling at the same…

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Frantz Fanon on Care:

john hutnyk , August 9th, 2019

‘To care for someone is not only to give him or her the possibility not to die, it is above all to give him or her the possibility…


Boy Scout

john hutnyk , December 9th, 2018

  “‘There is no document of civilization that is not simultaneously a document of barbarism‘” (Walter Benjamin Illuminations)   William Burroughs’ annotated Boy…


Prison Photography Reframed: Object and Method

john hutnyk , April 27th, 2018

Prison Photography Reframed: Object and Method 11 May 2018, Nottingham Contemporary, UK This one-day workshop brings together photographers, historians, criminologists and anyone interested in questio…


Migration as Clickbait

Alexandra Frankel , February 6th, 2018

The demonization of young migrants and their families may be shocking, but these policies and practices are neither new nor surprising. On October 24, 2017, United States Customs…

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john hutnyk , November 24th, 2017

Gah. Still. No. Change. >Subject: Call for solidarity for the academics for peace on trial Dear colleagues, Our colleagues in Turkey are facing incredible repression under a populist…


Mr Ram Nath Kovind, President of India, There are many in your jails, but some I have invited for talks at University of London several times. This requires your immediate action sir. Thank-you.

john hutnyk , October 30th, 2017

LETTER FROM PROF G N SAIBABA FROM INDIAN PRISON Letter from Sai written on 17th October received on 25th October 2017 Dear Vasantha I am frightened to think of coming…


“First Strike”

john hutnyk , November 4th, 2016

First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles Damien M. Sojoyner Challenging perceptions of schooling and prison through the lens of America’s most populous state Taking an insider’s…


GRIL – Stoler “Duress”

john hutnyk , November 4th, 2016

A glitch in child sleeping patterns, and unemployment, means I’ve had a lot more time to think (and rethink) and of late get to read. So much so,…


Press Release: Arbitrary Detention and Imminent Deportation of 147 Cubans

Allegra , July 11th, 2016

Press Release No. 2 | July 6, 2016 – 22:00 Quito-Ecuador Today in the early morning, between 2am and 3am, the Ministry of Interior Affairs and the Ecuadorian…


Enduring Uncertainty. Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life

Ines Hasselberg , April 29th, 2016

On the 14th of April of 2010, I was approached by J. who had come across my doctoral research when desperately searching the net in an attempt to…


Detention for Unaccompanied Children

Claire Thomas , March 17th, 2016

Exploring Child Migration through a Legal and Anthropological Lens   Part I: Overview In 1985, a 15-year old girl named Jenny Lisette Flores fled the El Salvadoran civil…

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In the Journals – May 2015

David Thompson , May 29th, 2015

Welcome back to In the Journals, a monthly review of journal publications on security, crime, law enforcement and the state. As many are skirting dangerously close to the…