Author Archives: mvanderwoude

Open Call for Contributions to Border Criminologies

Based at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford, Border Criminologies brings together academics, practitioners and those who have experienced border control from around the world. Showcasing original research from a range of perspectives, we hope to better understand the effect of … Continue reading

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CRN Sponsored Sessions for LSA 2015

Dear Citizenship & Immigration CRN Members, As you know, this year’s LSA conference will be in Seattle from May 28 – 31, 2015. Abstracts are due on October 15, 2014. There are a few different ways you can work through the CRN: 1) You … Continue reading

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CRN 2 Sessions at LSA Minneapolis

Dear Members, In less than two weeks most of us will see each other again at the annual meeting of the Law & Society Association, in Minneapolis. Here is a quick overview of all the CRN 2 sponsored sessions as well … Continue reading

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Call for papers: The Borders of Crimmigration, 9-10 October 2014

October 9-10, 2014, Leiden Law School, the Netherlands After the great success of the first annual CINETS conference held in Coimbra, Portugal in 2012, researchers, graduate students and practitioners working in the field of crime (control) and migration (control) are … Continue reading

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New Book: Disenchanting Citizenship

Central to contemporary debates in the United States on migration and migrant policy is the idea of citizenship, and this issue remains a focal point of contention. In Disenchanting Citizenship, Luis F. B. Plascencia examines two interrelated issues: U.S. citizenship … Continue reading

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Planning papers and panels for the next Law & Society Meeting in Boston (May 30th – June 2nd, 2013)

Dear colleagues, If you are planning a paper or panel for the Law & Society meeting in Boston, you may want to take advantage of our CRN listserv and website ( ) to find people with similar work in progress.  … Continue reading

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Social Control & Justice. Crimmigration in an Age of Fear

Esteemed Colleagues, I would like to draw your attention to the following recently published book: “Social Control & Justice: Crimmigration in the Age of Fear” (Eleven International Publishing, 2012). The book is the first product of the crimmigration control international … Continue reading

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Anti-Trafficking Review – CALL FOR PAPERS Special Issue ‘Human Rights at the Border’

The Anti-Trafficking Review calls for papers for a Special Issue ‘Human Rights at the Border’. Papers may address: criminalisation of irregular migration, operational understandings of human rights, (non)identification of violations, human rights implications of screening for potential trafficking cases, transparency … Continue reading

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The Border Crossing Observatory

The Border Crossing Observatory (Monash University, Australia) provides high quality, independent research on border crossings. With a focus on the complex process of border crossings and the implications of crime and justice, the aim of the Observatory is to enhance … Continue reading

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Interesting Special Issue Citizenship Studies

Dear CRN Members, With special thanks to our colleague Iker Barbero I would like to bring to your attention the special issue of the Citizenship Studies Journal on “Citizenship After Orientalism: An Unfinished Project”. Undoubtly, this issue will be of interest to many … Continue reading

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