Academics and activists discuss profit-making in asylum and migration journeys worldwide. A podcast recorded for the American Anthropological Association’s #RaisingOurVoices2020.
With Dr Siobhan McGuirk and Dr Adrienne Pine, and featuring:
Mark Akkerman [4.05–15.02]
Jose Lopez (a pseudonym)[15.35–19.33]
Marzena Zukowska [38.08–41.54]
Siobhan McGuirk – In addition to her academic publications addressing gender and sexuality, migration, and social justice movements, McGuirk is an award-winning filmmaker, curator and editor for Red Pepper magazine. Her writing has appeared in Teen Vogue, Rewire News, and Australian Options. She received her Doctorate in Anthropology from American University in 2016 and holds a Masters in Visual Anthropology from the University of Manchester. She is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Adrienne Pine is a critical medical anthropologist whose work has explored the embodiment of structural violence and imperialism in Honduras, cross-cultural approaches to revolutionary nursing, and neoliberal fascism. She has served as an expert country conditions witness in around 100 asylum cases over the past fifteen years. Adrienne is an assistant professor at the American University and author of Working Hard, Drinking Hard: On Violence and Survival in Honduras.