Wednesday May 25, 2022
Dominique Moran and Jennifer Turner. Prisons, the military and war.
Tracing the meanings of military geographies, veterans and the prison industrial complex
Professor Dominique Moran is professor of carceral geography Birmingham University and her expertise is in providing a geographical perspective on incarceration.
Dominique is also Chair of the Carceral geography Working Group of the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographies.
She is author of “Carceral Geography: Spaces and Practices of Incarceration and editor of a number of texts on spatial geography and its relation to imprisonment. She is also widely published in a number of leading geographical journals.
Jennifer Turner leads the Crime and Carcerality Research Group in the Institute for Social Sciences at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. Her research interests concern the relationships between prison and contemporary society, including, most recently, interrogations of the prison-military complex. Jennifer is the author of The Prison Boundary: Between Society and Carceral Space, which interrogates the notion of a hard and fast separation between the inside and outside of prison by presenting a variety of case studies that demonstrate a complex and changeable boundary relationship. She is also the Chair of the Carceral Geography Working Group of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), which brings together academic and non-academic members interested in spaces of confinement from all over the world.
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