Landscapes of Confinement at the EU borders Exploring the ‘Hotspot Approach’

International workshop

29/30 October 2020

Dept. of Political Sciences, University of Bari ‘Aldo Moro’, Bari (Italy)


This interdisciplinary event will be of interest to scholars from law, criminology, sociology, social policy, human geography, anthropology, political science, and psychology. Early career scholars are encouraged to send abstracts. Attendance is free. We have limited funds available to cover travel and accommodation for paper presenters. Confirmed keynote speakers are Mary Bosworth, Sergio Carrera, Martina Tazzioli.

The workshop is sponsored by the Apulian Regional Council (Consiglio Regionale della Puglia), and it is organized jointly by the Department of Political Sciences of the ‘Aldo Moro’ University of Bari, and the research network ‘Border Criminologies’ of the University of Oxford.

Email your proposal (500 words maximum) by 23:59pm (GMT-4) on June 26, 2020 at including your name, your email, your position and a short bio in your proposal. Please, also indicate if you would like to apply for travel and accommodation funds.

We aim to publish the papers discussed in this international workshop as a special issue of a journal or as a collective book. If you are interested in putting your work forward for consideration, please indicate this in your proposal.

Information about acceptance will be sent by July 24, 2020.


Read the Call for papers

Start Time


29 Ottobre 2020

Finish Time


30 Ottobre 2020