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In this talk, Saskia Stachowitsch explores how risk analysis in European border security functions as a sense-making security practice that is deeply political.

Event details of Risk analysis as political. How gender and race matter in the constitution of crisis in EU border management
Date 27 October 2020
Time 12:00 -13:00

About the Speaker

Saskia Stachowitsch is the Scientific Director of the oiip as well as Professor in International Relations and Senior Research Fellow (FWF/Austrian Science Fund, Elise-Richter-Program) at the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna.  Her research interests are, critical security and military studies, feminist and postcolonial theories in international relations, privatization of security, private military and security companies (PMSCs) and EU border security focused on transnational actors like Frontex.


Rocco Bellanova is  post-doctoral researcher at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). His research mainly focuses on European data-driven security practices and the role played by data protection in their governance. His work sits at the intersection of politics, law and science & technology studies.