IDIG Speaker Series: Dr Thom Tyerman and Dr Travis Van Isacker

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Border Securitisation in the Channel and post-Brexit British foreign policy

The Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance has organised a Speaker Series to bring together a mix of academics and practitioners discuss issues relating to diplomacy, foreign policy and international governance.

About Dr Thom Tyerman

Dr. Thom Tyerman is a Lecturer in International Politics at Sheffield Hallam University. His research and teaching interests are focused on critical border studies, ‘no borders’ politics, decolonial theory and practice, and human rights. His forthcoming monography Everyday Border Struggles: Segregation and Solidarity in the UK and Calais (Routledge, 2021) explores how border controls in the UK and Calais operate through everyday segregation and how an everyday politics of migrant solidarity has developed in resistance to it.

About Dr Travis Van Isacker

Dr. Travis Van Isacker is Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Applied Social Science, University of Brighton. He recently completed a PhD entitled ‘Counter-mapping citizenship: bordering through domicide in Calais, France’ which examines the production of citizenship through the eviction and destruction of migrants’ homes. His research interests include the criminalisation of migration/solidarity and border securitisation. His research has been published in Citizenship Studies.

How to book your place

To book your place, please email Dr Aidan McGarry (