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Decoding borders

Décoder la frontière

Biometry, drones and data flows

Biométrie, drones, flux de données

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Published on Friday, January 25, 2013 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

This workshop will discuss the way securityand technological escalation have impacted State borders over the last twenty years. It will implement a trans-disciplinary perspective by bringing together human scientists (historians, sociologists, anthropologists, geographers, philosophers, political scientists), hard scientists (artificial intelligence ,computer sciences) and artists (webart, hypermedia).

Announcement

Organization

  • Cédric Parizot (IMéRA, IREMAM, CNRS-AMU)
  • Jean Cristofol (Ecole Supérieure d’Art d’Aix-en-Provence)
  • Coordination, contact and registration: Virginie Boulnois, boulnois.imera@gmail.com, tel: 04 42 91 88 70

Partnership

  • IMéRA (Aix-Marseille Université), Ecole supérieure d’Art,
  • Laboratoire PACTE (Université de Grenoble), Institut de Recherche et d’Etudes sur le Monde Arabe et Musulman, Laboratoire Méditerranéen de Sociologie, Réseau Français des Instituts d’Etudes Avancées, Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur, CNRS

Talks in French and English with simultaneous translation

 Programme

Wednesday February 13

14h00-16h00  Session1 : Drones, robots et technoscience

Chair: Samuel Bordreuil (sociology, IMéRA, LAMES, CNRS-AMU)

  • Noël Sharkey (artificial intelligence, University of Sheffield): « Robots at the border: new weapons, new problems»
  • RYBN.ORG (artists, Paris): « Antidatamining: Borders to the test of financialized economy»
  • Charles Heller (filmmaker and writer, Center for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths, University of London): “Forensic Oceanography: subverting surveillance, demanding accountability”
  • Klaus-Gerd Giesen (political science, Université d’Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand): “The biopolitical normalization of the human: a fractal regulation beyond and below borders”

16h30-18h00 – Discussion

Tuesday, February 14

9h30-11h30 Session 2:  From Identification to Biometry

Chair: Cédric Parizot (anthropology of politics, IMéRA, IREMAM, CNRS-AMU)

  • Martine Kaluszynski, (socio-history, PACTE, CNRS, Grenoble): « From anthropometric notebook to biometric passeport: Identification, a State building practice»
  • Hidefumi Nishiyama (politics and International Studies, University of Warwick): « Bordering bodies in Imperial Japan and beyond»
  • Gabriel Popescu (geographer, Indiana University, South Bend): « Border Bodyscapes and Precarious Life: Techno-embedding borders into mobile bodies»
  • Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly (political science, University of Victoria, Bristish Columbia): "Borders, Theory and Security: the border, here, there, and everywhere"

12h00-13h30 Discussion

13h30-14h30 Lunch breack

14h30-16h00 Session 3 : Pervasive borders

Chair: Anne Laure Amilhat Szary (geography, PACTE, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble)

  • Joana Moll (new media artist, Barcelone): « Move and get shot: Surveillance through social networks along the US-Mexico Border»
  • Nick Mai (anthropologist, London Metropolitan University): «Emborder : the biographisation of borders»
  • Jean Cristofol (philosophy, Ecole Supérieure d’Art d’Aix en Provence): « Flows, Images and borders»

16h30-18h00 Discussion

Places

  • Amphithéatre de l'École supérieure d'art d'Aix en Provence - Rue Emile Tavan
    Aix-en-Provence, France (13100)

Date(s)

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013
  • Thursday, February 14, 2013

Keywords

  • frontières, technologie, art-science, surveillance, identification, biométrie, drones, robots, flux, réseaux

Contact(s)

  • Cédric PARIZOT
    courriel : cedric [dot] PARIZOT [at] univ-amu [dot] fr

Information source

  • Cédric PARIZOT
    courriel : cedric [dot] PARIZOT [at] univ-amu [dot] fr

To cite this announcement

« Decoding borders », Study days, Calenda, Published on Friday, January 25, 2013, https://calenda.org/236640

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