Flocks without shepherds? Governmentality, sovereignty and the paradoxical politics of IDP protection policy
Dr Simon Addison (SOAS)
Public Seminar Series
Wednesday, 30 January 2013, 5pm to 6.30pm
Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
By applying theoretical insights drawn from the work of Foucault and Ranciere, this paper explores the paradoxically political nature of international doctrine on the protection of internally displaced persons as an apparatus of global biopolitical governmentality.