The Contested Politics of Security: A Triple Book Launch

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Nagra, Baljit. 2017. Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims’ Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post–9/11.Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Ranasinghe, Prashan. 2017. Helter-Shelter: Security, Legality, and an Ethic of Care in an Emergency Shelter.Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Moffette, David. 2018. Governing Irregular Migration: Bordering Culture, Labour and Security in Spain.Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.


The three of us have recently publish books and would like to invite you to our triple book launch titled "The Contested Politics of Security".

Our books cover a wide range of topics (Muslims' experiences of Canadian security measures, the politics of emergency shelters, and Spanish immigration policy) and yet all engage with the contested politics of security.  They ask: what is security, who are deemed to deserve it, what are the consequences of security measures, and what types of logics and practices inform them?

Informal event with brief speeches, books for sale and snacks. Drop by between 4 and 5:30 pm.