Seminar - Introducing Manus Prison Theory: Knowing Border Violence

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 17:30
Council Room, Firth Court, University of Sheffield

You are invited to attend a unique and exciting seminar organised by the Department of Sociological Studies and the Migration Research Group at the University of Sheffield, with ASSIST, SYMAAG and These Walls Must Fall.

Title: Introducing Manus Prison Theory: Knowing Border Violence

Speakers: Omid Tofighian and Behrouz Boochani (by live stream)

Date: Wednesday, 19th February 2020

Time: 17:30 Arrival Drinks, 18:00 Start

Where: Council Room, Firth Court, University of Sheffield

 Author of the multi-award winning book ‘No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison’, Behrouz Boochani, joins (by live stream) translator Omid Tofighian in a rare UK appearance to discuss their extraordinary collaboration to create their celebrated book, composed through thousands of text messages while Behrouz was incarcerated in Australia’s offshore detention regime.   

For further information and to register for this event, please visit the Eventbrite Registration page.