[csaa-forum] Invitation: Book Launch Neilson and Mezzadra, November 12

Angela Mitropoulos s0metim3s at gmail.com
Tue Nov 5 14:53:29 CST 2013

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On 4/11/2013 6:09 PM, Institute for Culture and Society wrote:
> Dear all,
> The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) at the University of 
> Western Sydney cordially invites you to the launch of Professor Brett 
> Neilson and Associate Professor Sandro Mezzadra’s new book,/Border as 
> Method, or the Multiplication of Labor 
> <http://www.dukeupress.edu/Border-as-Method-or-the-Multiplication-of-Labor/>. 
> /
> //
> DATE: Tuesday 12 November, 2013
> TIME: 7pm-10pm
> VENUE: Red Rattler Theatre <http://www.redrattler.org/>, 6 Faversham 
> St Marrickville
> RSVP: To Christy Nguy (c.nguy at uws.edu.au 
> <mailto:c.nguy at uws.edu.au>)//by 8 November
> A panel discussion with Dr Melinda Cooper (University of Sydney), 
> Associate Professor Andrew Murphie (UNSW) and Dr Jessica Whyte 
> (ICS/UWS) will follow.
> *Book Description*
> Far from creating a borderless world, contemporary globalization has 
> generated a proliferation of borders. In Border as Method, Sandro 
> Mezzadra and Brett Neilson chart this proliferation, investigating its 
> implications for migratory movements, capitalist transformations, and 
> political life. They explore the atmospheric violence that surrounds 
> borderlands and border struggles across various geographical scales, 
> illustrating their theoretical arguments with illuminating case 
> studies drawn from Europe, Asia, the Pacific, the Americas, and 
> elsewhere. Mezzadra and Neilson approach the border not only as a 
> research object but also as an epistemic framework. Their use of the 
> border as method enables new perspectives on the crisis and 
> transformations of the nation-state, as well as powerful reassessments 
> of political concepts such as citizenship and sovereignty.

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