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Workshop 2
Interventions Special Issue

We are delighted to announce that all the articles for the Thanatic Ethics Special Issue published in Interventions: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies, have now been published online and collated as Volume 26, Issue 1. Please find below the Table of Contents with links to all the articles.


Thanatic Ethics: The Circulation of Bodies in Migratory Spaces

By Bidisha Banerjee, Judith Misrahi-Barak and Thomas Lacroix

Liquidscapes and Borders

01. The Residual Migrant: Water Necropolitics and Borderization

By Edwige Tamalet Talbayev

02. Necropolitical Ecologies: Creative Articulations of Nature’s Death-Work in the Borderzone

By Lucinda Newns

03. Perilous Pacific: Thanatic Archive and Vietnamese Refugees

By Kelly Yin Nga Tse

Politics of Death and Mourning 

04. Negotiating Moral Authority for Body Repatriation: The Case of Senegalese Migration

By Félicien de Heusch and Thomas Lacroix

05. Towards A New Kinship? Affective Engagements with Migrants Dead in the Mediterranean

By Filippo Furri and Carolina Kobelinsky

06. “He wants me to bring him home, even in the form of a shell”: Criminalised Bodies and Repatriation in Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire

By Jaine Chemmacherry

Visualizing the Thanatic

07. When the People Behind the Scenes Come to the Fore: Touristic Venues as Zones of Visual Clash 

By Elsa Gomis and Ana Mendes

08. Contemporary Art’s Thanatic Work: Re-embodying the (Absent) Migrant Body

By Catherine Bernard

09. “The Pleasure of Drawing while People are Drowning”: Graphic Literature and the Critical Engagement with Death in Migratory Spaces

By Markus Arnold

Requiem: Respect, Restitution, Repair 

10. Unburials and Skeletal Reconstructions: Narrative as Forensics in Michael Ondaatje’s Anil’s Ghost

By Judith Misrahi-Barak

11. Spectrality and Thanatic Ethics of Care in Atlantique and Biutiful

By Bidisha Banerjee


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