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Sanctuary & Subjectivity Practices Workshop

October 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  |  Humanities 1, Room 210


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Sanctuary & Subjectivity Practices Workshop 10.26.18

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Session 1: Chair: Prof. Megan Thomas

“Re-rooting ‘We Refugees’: Lessons on the Conditions of Displacement from Hannah Arendt and Simone Weil” – Dr. Scott Ritner

“Sites of Emancipation: Contributions from a Rancièrian Perspective” – Hannes Glück

“Humanitarian Subjects in Neoliberal Times” – Veronika Zablotsky

12:00-1:30 pm: Lunch Break

1:30-3:30 pm

Session 2: Chair: Prof. Max Tomba

“Borders and Crossings:  Lessons of the 1980s Central American Solidarity Movement for 2010s Sanctuary Practices” – Prof. Susan Coutin (skype)

“History, Sense, Sanctuary: The Time-Lapse Politics of Church Asylum” – Key MacFarland

“Hotspot Geopolitics versus Geosocial Solidarity: Contending Constructions of Safe Space for Migrants in Europe” – Prof. Katharyne Mitchell and Prof. Matthew Sparke

3:30-4:00 pm: Coffee break


Session 3: Keynote Address
“Time, Sanctuary, and Decoloniality: Notes from Manus Island Prison” – Prof. Anne McNevin

6:00-8:00 pm

Dinner at the Cowell Provost’s House


October 26, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Humanities 1, Room 210
1156 high st
Santa cruz, CA 95060 United States
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