Re-thinking camps as social and political spaces

Posted on Monday 11th August 2014

Dr Nando Sigona’s new article published by the international peer reviewed journal Citizenship Studies draws on his ethnography of camps in Italy for forcibly displaced Roma to argue for a more nuanced understanding of camps and camp-like institutions as spaces of sociality and politics.

Camps, Sigona argues, rather than an exception, encapsulate postmodern political membership and the intimate relationship between space and politics in producing membership.

 

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