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Brutalism & Youth: A Tale of Two Citadels
Charlotte Rochez, University of Cambridge
CCE Workshop (5th December, 2013)

Young People Still Revolting into Style as a Political Act: Mixing and Breaking the Urban Codes of Austerity and Xenophobia - CCE Workshop
Jo-Anne Dillabough, University of Cambridge, Charlotte Rochez, University of Cambridge, with Adam Cooper, University of Stellenbosch and Beatrice Balfour, University of Cambridge (5th December 2013)

Distant Voices, Still Lives: Contemporary Youth Subcultures and Surplus Affect on the Urban Scene
Jo-Anne Dillabough (University of Cambridge)
CRASSH Seminar (30th October, 2013)

Education, inequality and the aspirations of South African youth
Adam Cooper, University of Stellenbosch
Presented as part of the CCE Lunchtime film series (15th May, 2013)

Young People, Gender and The Global Imaginary: History, Nation and Identity in Transnational Borderlands
CCE, EED, and David Lam Chair collaboration.  Led by Dr Jo-Anne Dillabough, Phil Gardner and Mary-Jane Kehily (22nd April, 2013)

‘WAH U KNOW BOUT YOUNGERS FRM FARM !!!!’: the potentials of netnomusicology for understanding youth in Tottenham, London from the 1980s to the present
Charlotte Rochez, University of Cambridge. Presented at: Young People, Gender and The Global Imaginary: History, Nation and Identity (22nd April, 2013), repeated at Kaleidoscope Conference, Faculty of Education.

Transnational fears about marginalized young people at the borders of the nation

Dr Jo-Anne Dillabough, University of Cambridge and Dr Caroline Oliver, University of Oxford (27th March 2013)

Abstract: Mobile, transnational narratives of moral panic have infiltrated and transformed youth cultural activities, while simultaneously affecting multicultural policies in relation to ideas about the nation, race, and migration. The agents of this growing, urban threat are seen to be what former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher called ‘the enemy within’, disaffected young people who are characteristically from ethnic or religious minorities and often economically disadvantaged. In the midst of current global political and economic insecurities, we can witness the role of what Etienne Balibar and Chris Rumford (2010) refer to as border anxiety in constituting the ideological borders of the nation. These representations of young people can be read as a form of border work where legitimacy and citizenship are established not only through the use of legal principles such as residency and human rights, but through invisible cultural forces which appear to uphold ‘equality’ for all.


Young people engaging with elite nodes, ‘necessary policing’ and fluctuating borders in post-apartheid Cape Town
Adam Cooper (University of University of Stellenbosch)

‘From generation to generation…the police are not for us’: imagining, mapping and modelling relations between the nation-state and low-income urban youth in Tottenham, London, UK.
Charlotte Rochez (University of Cambridge), Beatrice Balfour (University of Cambridge) and Jo-Anne Dillabough (University of Cambridge)

Moral Anxieties and the Institutionalization of Homophobic Sentiment in Section 28: A Discourse Analysis of Media Representations around LGBT Activism in Tottenham, London, UK (1970s - 1988).
Beatrice Balfour (University of Cambridge)