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Date | 13.03.2018, 5.00 p.m.
Venue | Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Hauptgebäude, Augasse 2–6, 1090 Wien, Aula, A1.4.10

Book presentation vol. 21 & Talk

Presentation of vol. 21 of the Publication Series of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna by Marina Gržinić (editor) and the authors in a conversation with Althea Legal-Miller.The conversation will be moderated by Njideka Stephanie Iroh.


Marina Gržinić (Ed.), Border Thinking: Disassembling Histories of Racialized Violence, Publication Series of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, vol. 21. Berlin, Sternberg Press, 2018.

Border Thinking: Disassembling Histories of Racialized Violence aims to question and provide answers to current border issues in Europe. Central to this investigation is a refugee crisis that is primarily a crisis of global Western capitalism and its components: modernization, nationalism, structural racism, dispossession, and social, political, and economic violence.

With contributions by Ilya Budraitskis, Maira Enesi Caixeta, C.A.S.I.T.A., Yuderkys Espinosa Miñoso, Miguel González Cabezas, Marina Gržinić, Juan Guardiola, Çetin Gürer, Neda Hosseinyar, Njideka Stephanie Iroh, Adla Isanović, Fieke Jansen, Tjaša Kancler, Zoltán Kékesi, Betül Seyma Küpeli, Gergana Mineva, Musawenkosi Ndlovu, Stanimir Panayotov, Suvendrini Perera, Jelena Petrović, Khaled Ramadan, Rubia Salgado, Marika Schmiedt, Joshua Simon, Aneta Stojnić, Shirley Anne Tate, Göksun Yazıcı, Hiroshi Yoshioka

For detailed information concerning the publication, please see:

Dr. Althea Legal-Miller is a Lecturer in American History and Culture at Canterbury Christ Church University, United Kingdom.  She received her BA in American Studies with Year Abroad (University of California, Berkeley), MA in Contemporary Cinema Cultures and PhD in American Studies all from King’s College London. Dr. Legal-Miller has received a number of prestigious scholarships and awards, including an Arts and Humanities Research Council Fellowship at the John W. Kluge Center in the Library of Congress (Washington, DC), and the Mae C. King Distinguished Paper Award on Women, Gender and Black Politics from the Association for the Study of Black Women in Politics. Dr. Legal-Miller has two forthcoming publications for edited books on Black Lives Matter and Martin Luther King Jr., and is currently working on a monograph on police and penal sexual brutality against African American community organisers during the 1960s.