"Citizenship and belonging in a women's immigration detention centre" by Dr Mary Bosworth

Past Event

10 October 2012, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Queen Elizabeth House
Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

This seminar is hosted by the International Migration Institute, an Oxford Martin School Institute

Speaker: Dr Mary Bosworth, Reader in Criminology, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford

Biography: Mary Bosworth is Chair of Examiners at the Centre for Criminology. She is Reader in Criminology and Fellow of St Cross College at the University of Oxford and, concurrently, Professor of Criminology at Monash University, Australia. Dr Bosworth conducts research into the ways in which prisons and immigration detention centres uphold notions of race, gender and citizenship and how those who are confined negotiate their daily lives. Her research is international and comparative and has included work conducted in Paris, Britain, the USA and Australia. Dr Bosworth is currently conducting a national study of life in UK immigration detention centres. This project is funded by the Nuffield Foundation, the John Fell Fund and by the British Academy. She is also, with colleagues from Monash University, conducting research in Greek Immigration Detention Centres. She is the UK Editor-in-Chief of Theoretical Criminology and a member of the editorial boards of the British Journal of Criminology and Race & Justice.

For further information please contact Agnieszka Kubal (agnieszka.kubal@qeh.ox.ac.uk; 01865 281812)