CIBR seminars

Sign warning of illiegal activity in US/Mexico border area. Photo reproduced with kind permission of Karl Hoffman.
Sign warning of illiegal activity in US/Mexico border area. Photo reproduced with kind permission of Karl Hoffman.

CIBR regularly convenes seminars and supports affiliated events across Queen's University Belfast and beyond. Some of our recent seminars and visiting speakers are listed below.

Gabriel Piterberg (Professor of History, UCLA)
'The Zionist Colonization of Palestine in the Comparative Context of Settler Colonialism'
13th April 2010
(Co-organised with the Social Divisions and Conflict Cluster, School of Sociology, Social Policy & Social Work, QUB)

 
Debidatta Aurobinda (Arvind) Mahapatra (University of Mumbai)
'Contested Border and Borderlanders in Kashmir: The Enduring Ordeal'
9th March 2010
(Co-organised with the School of Anthropology and History, QUB)


Xabier Itcaina (Sciences Po Bordeaux)
'European integration, cross-border cooperation and third sector dynamics in the Basque Country'
9th December 2009
(Co-organised and hosted by the GaPP research cluster, School of Politics, International Studies & Philosophy, QUB)

Nick Vaughan-Williams (University of Exeter)
'The UK Border Security Continuum'
Cathal McCall (Queen's University Belfast)
'Where is the UK Border?'
16th October 2009
(Joint Seminar CIBR/School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy, QUB)

 Neil Smith (City University of New York)
'The Endgame of Globalisation and the Implications for State Borders'
16th March 2005
(Joint Seminar CIBR/Institute for Governance, Public Policy & Social Research)

Dennis Soden (University of Texas at El Paso)
'The US-Mexico Border Since 9/11'
2nd March 2005
(Joint Seminar CIBR/C-STAR)

Xavier Ferrer (University of Barcelona)
'Rethinking the Spanish-Moroccan Border: Constructing a Theoretical Approach on the (EU)ro-African Frontier'
 16 February 2005
(Joint Seminar CIBR/School of Sociology & Social Policy)

Wendy Pullan (Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge)
'Insidious Divisions: Bypass Roads and the Fragmentation of Jerusalem'
16th December 2004
(Joint Seminar CIBR/Institute for Governance)

 
Michael Mann (UCLA)
‘Does Globalization lead to a Borderless World?’
9th May 2003
(Joint Seminar CIBR/School of Sociology and Social Policy)


John Agnew (UCLA)
‘National Boundaries and Europe’s Borders’
26th March 2003
(Joint Seminar CIBR/School of Sociology and Social Policy)


Jan Nederveen Pieterse (Department of Sociology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
'Neo-liberal Empire: From Neo-liberal Globalization to War on Terrorism'
(Joint Seminar CIBR/School of Sociology and Social Policy)
21st October 2002

Ceuta border fence