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Book Launch: “The Death of Asylum: Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago”

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Free
Death of Asylum book cover beside photo of Alison Mountz

Book cover: University of Minnesota Press

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47 available Book Launch: "The Death of Asylum: Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago" The link to the webinar will be sent in the morning of December 3rd. Questions about the event? Email: [email protected]
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Join us to discuss Professor Alison Mountz’s new book The Death of Asylum: Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago. The book has just been released with the University of Minnesota Press.

The Death of Asylum: Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago
Alison Mountz traces the global chain of remote detention centers used by states of the Global North to confine migrants fleeing violence and poverty, using cruel measures that, if unchecked, will lead to the death of asylum as an ethical ideal. She demonstrates how remote sites curtail the basic human right to seek asylum, forcing refugees to take more dangerous risks.

Join the author, together with panelists Micheal Collyer (Geography, University of Sussex), Shahram Khosravi (Social Anthropology, University of Stockholm), Shiva Mohan (Geography and Environmental Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University), Sarah Turnbull (Sociology and Legal Studies, University of Waterloo), and William Walters (Political Science, Carleton University).

This event is sponsored by Migration, Mobility and Social Politics research cluster and the International Migration Research Center.

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Date:
December 3
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Virtual
Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb Street West
Waterloo, ON Canada
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Website:
www.balsillieschool.ca
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