We are much looking forward to this semester’s Brown bag seminars
including themes such as for example Politics and love, which will take place every other Thursday (approximately) on the forth floor of NIAGARA, close to the Central station in Malmö, see schedule below. The seminars are open to all.
Brown bag seminars fall-2016
In the project “Undocumented children’s rights claims” we explore rights-claiming among undocumented children and their families in light of theoretical and practical perspectives (see http://blogg.mah.se/undocumentedmigrants). The seminars below are conducted in the fall of 2016 and they are open to all. Seminars are in English and take place at Malmö University. The time is Thursday 10:15-13, the room is NIB0414, fourth floor in the Niagara house, Nordenskiöldsgatan 1 in Malmö. If you would like to attend, or present one of the articles below, please contact email@example.com.
September 1 Critique of Compassion continued and Love and politics
Marcel Paret & Shannon Gleeson (2016) “Precarity and agency through a migration lens”, Citizenship Studies, 20:3-4, 277-294
Negri, Antonio, and Gabriele Fadini. ”Materialism and theology: A conversation.” Rethinking Marxism 20.4 (2008): 665-672.
September 15 Theoretical approaches and considerations in a PhD-study about social services
Vanna Nordling, Social work, Lund University. The presentation includes theoretical perspectives to Vanna’s PhD project on ”Negotiations of rights and citizenship through social work practic”.
September 29 Love and politics
Love and Saint Augustine. by Arendt, Hannah (and Joanna Vecchiarelli Scott, and Judith Chelius Stark). University of Chicago Press, 1996.
About the book: Hannah Arendt began her scholarly career with an exploration of Saint Augustine’s concept of caritas, or neighborly love, written under the direction of Karl Jaspers and the influence of Martin Heidegger. After her German academic life came to a halt in 1933, Arendt carried her dissertation into exile in France, and years later took the same battered and stained copy to New York. During the late 1950s and early 1960s, as she was completing or reworking her most influential studies of political life, Arendt was simultaneously annotating and revising her dissertation on Augustine, amplifying its argument with terms and concepts she was using in her political works of the same period. The disseration became a bridge over which Arendt traveled back and forth between 1929 Heidelberg and 1960s New York, carrying with her Augustine’s question about the possibility of social life in an age of rapid political and moral change.
Lindahl, Hans, and Daniel Augenstein. “Global human rights law and the boundaries of statehood” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 22.3 (2015). (Available here:
Baxi, Upendra. “Some Newly Emergent Geographies of Injustice: Boundaries and Borders in International Law.” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies23.1 (2016): 15-37.
Johns, Fleur. “The Temporal Rivalries of Human Rights.” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 23.1 (2016): 39-60.
October 27 Global Human Rights Law and the Boundaries of Statehood
Backer, Larry Catá. “Fractured Territories and Abstracted Terrains: Human Rights Governance Regimes Within and Beyond the State.” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 23.1 (2016): 61-94.
Cutler, A. Claire. “Transformations in Statehood, the Investor-State Regime, and the New Constitutionalism.” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 23.1 (2016): 95-125.
Leader, Sheldon. “Statehood, Power, and the New Face of Consent.” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 23.1 (2016): 127-142.
November 10 Global Human Rights Law and the Boundaries of Statehood
Bilchitz, David. “Corporations and the Limits of State-Based Models for Protecting Fundamental Rights in International Law.” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 23.1 (2016): 143-170.
Lindahl, Hans. “One Pillar: Legal Authority and a Social License to Operate in a Global Context.” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 23.1 (2016): 201-224.
Augenstein, Daniel. “To whom it may concern: International human rights law and global public goods.” Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 23.1 (2016): 225-248.
November 24 Territoriality and rights
Bosniak, Linda. “Amnesty in immigration: forgetting, forgiving, freedom.” Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 16.3 (2013): 344-365.
Bosniak, Linda. “Arguing for amnesty.” Law, Culture and the Humanities (2012): 1743872111423181.
Bosniak, Linda S. “Ethical Territoriality and the Rights of Immigrants.” Amsterdam Law Forum. Vol. 1. No. 1. 2008.
Rajaram, Prem Kumar. “Historicising ‘asylum’and responsibility.” Citizenship Studies 17.6-7 (2013): 681-696.
December 8 Solidarity and politics
Allen, Amy. ”The power of feminist theory: Domination, resistance, solidarity.” (1999).
Deepta, Chopra, and Catherine Müller. ”Connecting Perspectives on Women’s Empowerment.” (2016).
Singh, Anneliese A., Kate Richmond, and Theodore R. Burnes. ”Feminist participatory action research with transgender communities: Fostering the practice of ethical and empowering research designs.” International Journal of Transgenderism 14.3 (2013): 93-104.
December 22 Solidarity and politics
Scholz, Sally J. ”Seeking Solidarity.” Philosophy Compass 10.10 (2015): 725-735.
Pansardi, Pamela. ”A non-normative theory of power and domination.” Critical review of international social and political philosophy 16.5 (2013): 614-633.
… And finally, as a start for next semester’s first theme … The Challenge of Studying Undocumented Migration
Katharine M. Donato and Douglas S. Massey ”Twenty-First-Century Globalization and Illegal Migration” The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science July 2016 666: 7–26