S22 – Il Mediterraneo: per una geografia critica della frontiera / The Mediterranean: for a critical geography of the frontier

COORDINATORI: Chiara Brambilla, Università di Bergamo; Anna Casaglia, University of Eastern Finland; Raffaella Coletti, Università di Roma La Sapienza; Paolo Cuttitta, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; Giulia de Spuches e Vincenzo Guarrasi, Università di Palermo.

ABSTRACT

SLOT 1 – Ripensare il Mediterraneo come borderscape. Sfide metodologiche per la geografia e oltre la geografia
CHAIR: Anna Casaglia

Chiara Brambilla
Borderscaping, or, Rethinking the Border-Migration Nexus in the Mediterranean: Alternative Political Agencies at and across the Italian/Tunisian Border

Ciro Pizzo
Meridione e Mediterraneo. Per una riarticolazione degli spazi del ban

Caterina Maria Coletti, Cristina Da Milano
“Se fossero rimasti a casa loro”: le politiche dell’Unione Europea sul patrimonio culturale euro-mediterraneo come possibile strumento contro i nazionalismi

Giulio Querini, Silvia Granata
Stampalia: perla del Dodecaneso, avamposto dell’Europa

Raffaella Coletti, Filippo Celata
Borderscapes of External Europeanization in the Mediterranean Neighbourhood

SLOT 2 – The Delocalized Mediterranean Border: Externalization and Internalization of Migration Management
CHAIR: Chiara Brambilla

Sebastian Cobarrubias, Maribel Casas-Cortes
Displaced Frontiers of Power: The Colonial Politics of Border Externalization’s Geographic Imagination

Charles Heller
The Ebbing and Flowing of the EU’s Practices of Bordering and (Non-)Assistance at Sea

Paolo Cuttitta
Externalization through IOs and NGOs? Global Migration Management in Tunisia and Egypt

Susanna Trotta
Humanitarian Corridors. An Alternative to Securitarian, Externalizing and de-humanizing Policies?

Timothy Raeymaekers
Internalizing Europe’s Border: Differentiating migrant lives in the Mediterranean

SLOT 3 – E l’Europa disumanizzò se stessa. Appello alle geografie mediterranee militanti/ And so, Europe dehumanized itself. A call on Mediterranean critical geographies
CHAIR: Giulia de Spuches

Céline Cantat
Rethinking Mobilities Beyond Discourses of Crisis: The Narrative of Mediterranean Solidarity

Alessandra Bonazzi
La piega del Mediterraneo

Daniele Bianchi
Restrictive frontiers and international protection for refugees: best practices of humanitarian corridor

DISCUSSANT: Vincenzo Guarrasi

SLOT 4 – “HOUDOUD AL BAHR | I CONFINI DEL MARE”, Screening and round table
CHAIR: Raffaella Coletti

Houdoud al bahr/ I confini del mare is a documentary film based on conceptual reflection and ethnografic research, shot in Mazara del Vallo (Italia) and Mahdia (Tunisia). The film wishes to contribute to overcoming the essentially passive routines of the mass media visualizing the Italian/Tunisian borderscape at and across the Mediterranean. The documentary is in italian with english subtitles.

ROUND TABLE (after the movie): Giulia de Spuches, Timothy Raeymaekers and Pietro Vereni