2017

Diphoorn, T. (2017). Convener of panel, ‘Security in the City: Experiences of security pluralism in urban Africa, European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), Basel, June 28-July 2.

Diphoorn, T. (2017). Invited speaker, ‘Police Oversight and Reform in Kenya’, Transitional Justice, Social Justice, and Human Rights, Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), Utrecht University, June 8.

Diphoorn, T. (2017). Invited speaker, ‘Policing the Police: Understanding State Authority from Within’, British Institute in Eastern African (BIEA), Nairobi, August 8.

Diphoorn, T. (2017). Invited speaker, ‘Markets in Policing: The Appetite for and Organisational, Cultural and Moral Limits to Markets in Public Policing’, University of Leeds, Leeds (UK), July 11-12.

Diphoorn, T. (2017). Emotions within the State: Intrastate interactions in Kenya’, European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), in panel, ‘African bureaucrats and emotions at work’, Basel, June 28-July 2.

Diphoorn, T. & E. Grassiani. (2017).‘Encounters with secrecy when studying security’, European Association of Social Anthropology (EASA), in panel, ‘Spaces of Security’, Milan, July 20-23.

Diphoorn, T. & E. Grassiani. (2017). The Quest for “More Security” and the Dilemmas of the Anthropologist-expert’, Inter-congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 4-9.

Pilo’, F. (2017). “Materializing electric politics in Rio de Janeiro”, American Anthropology Association (AAA), Session: “The political materiality of the city”, November, Washington.

Pilo’, F. (2017). Invited speaker, ‘A socio-technical perspective to the right to the city’, International conference “The Right to the City in the South, everyday urban experience and rationalities of government”, Nov. 15-17 Nov., University Paris Diderot, Paris.

Pilo’, F. (2017). “Electric politics: Materializing the customer-citizen relationship in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas”, Workshop ‘The political materiality of cities’, University of Amsterdam, Sept. 23, Amsterdam.

Pilo’, F. (2017). Invited speaker, ‘La mise aux normes par le compteur’, Laboratoire Techniques Territoires et Sociétés (LATTS), Sept. 21, Marne-la-Vallée, Paris.

Pilo’, F. (2017). ‘Uneven electricity infrastructure development in favelas as assemblage”, RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, session: Urban Energy in the Global South, August, London.

Pilo’, F. (2017). “Is the regularization of electricity access a ‘pacification’ tool? The Rio de Janeiro’s favelas experience”, ABRE International conference, Association of Brazilianists in Europe, University of Leiden, May, Leiden.

Pilo’, F. (2017). “’Urban insecurity’, market and uneven electricity development in Rio de Janeiro favelas”, International conference ‘ENERGY IMPACTS: People, Responsibilities and the Contested Futures of Energy Developments’, Feb. 28 – March 2nd, University of Bergen, Bergen (Norway).

2016

Jaffe, R. Speculative policing: Spatio-temporal security strategies in urban Jamaica’, University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies annual conference ‘Crimescapes: Space, Law and the Making of Illegality in the Americas’, Gainesville, USA, March 24-26, 2016.

Grassiani, E. ‘Military and Security Skills: (in)compatible?’ at the Israeli Sociological Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel (January).

2015

Diphoorn, T. and Jaffe, R. ‘Badmen and Old Boys: Private Security and Differentiated Citizenship in Jamaica’, AAA annual conference, Denver, November 18-22, 2015.

Jaffe, R. ‘Concrete Jungles: Urban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean’, conference ‘Reshaping [G]local Dynamics of the Caribbean: Relations and Disconnections’, Hannover, Germany, October 14-17, 2015.

Jaffe, R. ‘Crime watch: media, emotions and a relational politics of place in inner-city Jamaica’, AAG (Association of American Geographers) annual conference, Chicago, April 21-25, 2015.

Grassiani, E. ‘Colonial Movement of Israeli Security: From the Occupation to Kenya’ at the AAA, Denver, USA.

Grassiani, E. ‘Colonial Movement of Israeli Security: From the Occupation to Kenya’  at workshop ‘Anthropological perspectives on Civil-Military Relations’, in Tel Aviv, Israel (July) and Copenhagen, Denmark (November).

Grassiani, E. ‘Intimidation, Reassurance and Invisibility: Israeli Security Agents ‘Showing Presence’ in the Old City of Jerusalem’ at conference ‘Security at Large’, Amsterdam. 

Grassiani, E. ‘Commercialized Occupation Skills: Globalized Israeli Combatant Experience as a Security Brand’ at ICCG, Ramallah, Palestine.

Grassiani, E. ‘Moral othering at the checkpoint: The case of Israeli soldiers and Palestinian civilians’ at ERGOMAS, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Grassiani, E. & T. Diphoorn ‘Protected by a Perpetrator: the case of Private Security Providers’ at Socially Responsible Innovation in Security, Universitair Centrum Sint-Igantius Antwerp Belgium.

Diphoorn, T.  Invited paper for expert meeting on researching private security, ‘An Ethnographic Approach to Non-State Security: Participation Observation among Private Security Officers’, University of Siegen, Siegen, October 1-2.

Diphoorn, T. and F. Colona.’’Eyes, ears and wheels’: The security assemblage in Nairobi, Kenya’, European Conference of African Studies (ECAS), in panel ‘State, Security, and Society’, Paris, July 8-11.

Diphoorn, T. ‘Veiligheid is de Staat Voorbij!’ Bessensap, Nederlandse Organisation voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO), The Hague, June 12.

Frossard, C. ‘The (Un)Making of Citizenship in Security practices and Discourses in Recife, Brazil’, conference ‘Brazil, Land of the Future?’, Aarhus University, March 12-14.

Diphoorn, T. and H.M. Kyed.  ‘For the Community or for the Money?: Entanglements of private security and community policing in South Africa and Swaziland’, workshop ‘Security at Large: Violent Exchanges and Citizenship Beyond the State’, Amsterdam, January 19-20.

2014

Diphoorn, T. ‘”Surveillance of the Surveillers”: Regulation of the Private Security Industry in Kenya and South Africa’, conference ‘Remote Control: Violence/Containment/Technology’, Utrecht University, December 12-13, 2014.

Diphoorn, T. ‘Doing Research in Africa as the “Sierra Foxtrot Golf’, workshop ‘Anthropologists at Work! Challenges and dilemmas of qualitative fieldwork methodologies in sensitive settings’, Utrecht University, July 3, 2014.

Diphoorn, T. ‘Twilight Policing: Private Security in Durban, South Africa’, guest seminar given with Prof. Rita Abrahamsen titled “Private Security: Global Assemblages and Twilight Policing”, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Copenhagen, Denmark, May 2,  2014.

Grassiani, E. ‘Surveillance through Intimidation: Israeli Security Agents ‘Showing Presence’ in the Old City of Jerusalem’, conference ‘Remote control: Violence/containment/technology’, Utrecht University, December 12-13, 2014.

Grassiani, E. ‘Commercialized Occupation Skills: Globalized Israeli Combatant Experience as a Security Brand’, conference ‘Security Mobilities’, University of Amsterdam, 2014.

Grassiani, E. ‘Numbed Senses in Occupation: the Case of Israeli Conscripts’, conference  ‘Sensing War’, London, 2014.

Grassiani, E. ‘Private Security in Militarized Civilian Space’ at ‘Missions and Missionaries’, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, November 27, 2014.

Grassiani, E., R. Jaffe. ‘Inner-city security from the Outside: Foreign Aid in Kingston, Jamaica’, at ‘Security on the Move’, University of Amsterdam, September 11, 2014.

Jaffe, R. ‘Speculative policing: Securing bodies and buildings in Kingston, Jamaica’, conference ‘Remote control: Violence/containment/technology’, Utrecht University, December 12-13, 2014.

Jaffe, R. ‘Racializing security: Plural policing and differentiated citizenship’, Ir/relevance of race in science and society seminar, University of Amsterdam, December 8, 2014.

Jaffe, R. ‘Security mobilities’, workshop ‘Big cities: Sources of and solutions to new insecurities’, The Hague Institute for Global Justice, November 13, 2014.

Jaffe, R. ‘Security is everybody’s business: Plural policing and political subjectivities in urban Jamaica’. Cultural Anthropology Seminar, Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University, November 3, 2014.

Jaffe, R. ‘Speculative policing: Repression and real-estate in urban Jamaica’, SCS (Society for Caribbean Studies) annual conference, Glasgow, UK, July 2-4, 2014.

Jaffe, R. ‘Between ballots and bullets: Electoral politics and political community in and beyond the state’, University of Aberdeen workshop ‘Political community: Authority in the name of community’, Aberdeen, UK, June 24-25, 2014.

Jaffe, R. ‘Speculative policing: Repression and real-estate in urban Jamaica’, workshop ‘Diasporic circuits reconsidered: Bringing together the post-colonial “New World” and post-apartheid South Africa’, University of Pennsylvania, April 17-18, 2014.

Jaffe, R. ‘Speculative policing: Repression and real-estate in urban Jamaica’, workshop ‘Policing the possible: Governing potential criminality’, London School of Economics and Politics (LSE), February 28, 2014.

Grassiani, E. & R. Jaffe. ‘Inner-city Security from the Outside: Foreign Aid in Kingston, Jamaica’ at ‘Security on the move’ University of Amsterdam.

Grassiani, E. ‘Surveillance through Intimidation: Israeli Security Agents ‘Showing Presence’ in the Old City of Jerusalem’ at conference ‘Remote Control’, Utrecht.  

Grassiani, E. ‘Commercialized Occupation Skills: Globalized Israeli Combatant Experience as a Security Brand’ at conference ‘Security Mobilities’, Amsterdam.

‘Grassiani, E. Numbed Senses in Occupation: the Case of Israeli Conscripts’ at ‘Sensing War’, London.