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Podcasts in 2009

16 December 2009

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, dozens of walls have been erected between and within nation-states. Why? What are these walls doing--materially, performatively, symbolically? What is their relationship to the erosion of state sovereignty? What is the nature of state and popular investments in them, especially when they don't 'work'?

14 December 2009

In this seminar, Angharad Closs Stephens from the Department of Geography at Durham University critically considers debates about the 'war on terror' and its imaginary geographies.

14 December 2009

In this seminar, co-hosted by the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance and the OpenSpace Research CentreDr Patricia Wood from the Department of Geography at York University in Toronto, Canada explores citizenship in the 'in-between city'.

22 October 2009

Professor Jane Fortin from The University of Sussex gives a talk around the legal histories of children’s rights in relation to knowing their origins, as part of CCIG Forum 5 (10 June 2009). She is introduced by Dr Jane McCarthy, Director of CCIG’s Families and Relationships Research Programme.

21 October 2009

Helen Hamer from The University of Auckland outlines her recent research on the relationships of citizenship and mental health as part of CCIG Forum 5 (10 June 2009). She is introduced by Professor Engin Isin, CCIG Director.

21 October 2009

In this podcast from CCIG Forum 3 (7 April 2009) Professor Çiğdem Kağitçibaşi of Koç University, Istanbul, gives a seminar on autonomy and relatedness in different cultural contexts.

21 October 2009

This audio recording is drawn from material for the Open University undergraduate course Family Meanings (D270), and will be of widespread interest to people teaching and researching in family studies and sociology. The audio discussion revolves around the pros and cons of different ways of conceptualising families and relationships. This connects to key themes in the course text book Family Meanings, by Jane Ribbens McCarthy, Megan Doolittle, Shelley Day Sclater with Debra Allnock and Sue Parker (Open University, 2008).

23 June 2009

This is the second of two roundtable discussions that launched the new books of 13 members of the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance. The discussion, focused on Identities, included Kath Woodward, Jane McCarthy, Sarah Neal, Helen Lucey, Darren Langdridge and Wendy Hollway. The discussion was chaired by Professor Ann Phoenix.

22 June 2009

This is the first of two roundtable discussions that launched the new books of 13 members of the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance. The discussion, focused on Citizenship and Governance, included John Clarke, Janet Newman, Michael Saward, Paul Lewis, Jef Huysmans, Margaret Wetherell, Celia Davies and Elizabeth Barnett. The discussion was chaired by Professor Engin Isin, CCIG Director and co-editor of the journal Citizenship Studies.

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