AURELIE AUDEVAL / HISTORIAN
Aurélie Audeval holds a junior professorship in contemporary history at the University of Lille, at the Institut de Recherches Historiques du Septentrion (IRHIS). Her research focuses on the history of immigration, the Shoah, political demography, gender issues in public policy, administrative practices and categorization phenomena. She recently completed a post-doctorate with the RUINES project (ANR) on the social and political uses of war ruins. She is currently working on the genealogy of the category of the undesirable alien.
NICOLAS FISCHER / POLITICAL SCIENTIST
Nicolas Fischer is a CNRS Research Fellow in Political Science at the Centre for Legal and Penal Institutions Sociology (Centre de recherche sociologique sur le droit et les institutions pénales, CESDIP). His recent research has dealt with the administrative detention of foreigners in France, administrative internment as an institution, and more broadly on the tension between violent repression and legal protection of stigmatized populations in democracies.
BETH WEINSTEIN / ARCHITECT
Beth Weinstein is an architect and associate professor at the University of Arizona whose research investigates (dis)appearances and (in)visibilities related to climate catastrophe, states of exception, labor, and collaboration. Working with archival documents, situated practices and architectural modes of representation, she constructs and choreographs performance-installations that render “sensible” razed sites and spaces of internment in the Southwest US and France.