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Biopolitics, Political Regimes, and Carceral Systems

Online (Zoom), August 11, 2021, 18.00-20.30 (Romanian time, in English)

The round table aims to provide a space for reflection on the role and practice of carceral systems in different types of political regimes, aiming to generate interdisciplinary perspectives on the way prisons are instrumentalized for political aims.


Bhakti Shringarpure, Ph.D.

Monica Popescu, Ph.D.

Stefan Cibian, Ph.D.

Michael Bronner

Michael Bronner is a journalist, screenwriter, producer, and director. He transitioned into a feature film in 2005 after many years as a staff producer at CBS News/60 Minutes and long-form magazine writing for Vanity Fair, Foreign Policy, and others. Turning to film, he collaborated with director Paul Greengrass and producer Lloyd Levin on Oscar-nominated and BAFTA winner United 93 and Green Zone (Matt Damon, Khalid Abdalla), and later with Greengrass on Captain Phillips (Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi). His original screenplay, Freegard (James Norton, Gemma Arterton), which he is also producing, began production in May 2021. His work in broadcast journalism has been recognized with a Peabody Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting, and several Emmy nominations. Since 2011, Bronner has served as a founding editor of the not-for-profit online magazine Warscapes.

Departments/units: Summer School 2021; Educational Programs Department; Research Department, Policy and Outreach Department, Young Researchers Club, IC-GAP

Regions: Global

Topics: International Development, Literature, Communism and Totalitarianism

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