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Professor Joseph Pugliese, Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

KEY RESEARCH AREAS: Social justice, understood in the most expansive sense so that it includes the more-than-human world, is the superordinate term that encompasses the entirety of my research. Under this meta-rubric, my key fields of research are: colonialism and decoloniality; state violence, war and carcerality; race, whiteness and ethnicity; law, culture and the humanities; refugees and asylum seekers; bodies, science and technologies; visual culture; environmental humanities; and migration and diaspora.

Selected publications include the edited collection TransMediterranean: Diasporas, Histories, Geopolitical Spaces (Peter Lang, 2010) and the monograph Biometrics: Bodies, Technologies, Biopolitics (Routledge, 2010) which was short-listed for the international Surveillance Studies Book Prize. His monograph State Violence and the Execution of Law: Biopolitical Caesurae of Torture, Black Sites, Drones (Routledge, 2013) was nominated for the UK’s Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize 2013, the US’s Law and Society Association Herbert Jacob Book Prize 2013, was awarded the MQ Faculty of Arts Research Excellence Award 2013 and it received High Commendation in the MQ Research Excellence Awards 2014 and 2015. In recognition of his research on social justice, race, ethnicity and racism, he was nominated by Macquarie University for the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize, Brandeis University, USA. With Professor Suvendrini Perera, he is a founding member of Researchers Against Pacific Black Sites and a Chief Investigator on the ARC-funded transnational project, Deathscapes, on racialized state violence in settler societies: https://www.deathscapes.org/

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Projects 2007 2016

Deathscapes: Mapping Race and Violence in Settler States

Pugliese, J., Perera, S., Razack, S., Inda, J. & Franklin, M.

24/05/16 → …

Project: Research

Ecology
Appointments and Schedules

Research Outputs 1992 2019

Aboriginal passport ceremonies and asylum seekers and refugees

Pugliese, J., Mar 2019, Beyond borders: understanding, fighting and overcoming the walls that surround us. Weill, C. (ed.). Paris: Ritimo, p. 147-154 8 p. (The Passerelle Collection; no. 19).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

As above so below: drone visualities of the aftermath, testimonies of the more-than-human and the politico-aesthetics of massacre sites

Pugliese, J., 4 Jul 2019, In : Social Identities. 25, 4, p. 457-475 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

massacre
testimony
aesthetics
Canada
secrecy

Cérémonies de remise de passeport aborigène et demandeur·ses d’asile et réfugié·es

Pugliese, J., Mar 2019, (Dé)passer la frontière: comprendre, résister et penser autrement ce monde qui s'emmure. Weill, C. (ed.). Paris: Ritimo, p. 152-159 8 p. (The Passerelle Collection; no. 19).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Expletive tactics of unmasking the infrastructural limits of settler law

Pugliese, J., 10 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Global Indigeneity. 4, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
tactics
death
Law
university teacher

Between spectacle and secret: the politics of non-visibility and the performance of incompletion

Perera, S. & Pugliese, J., 2018, Visualising human rights. Lydon, J. (ed.). Crawley, Western Australia: UWA Publishing, p. 85-100 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Press / Media

Entangled Histories from a Tense Past: The Art of Julie Gough

Joseph Pugliese

10/06/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

The Dangerous Junk Science of Vocal Risk Assessment

Joseph Pugliese

26/11/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

David Dungay Coronial Inquest

Joseph Pugliese

6/08/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Social Justice work of Uncle Ray Jackson

Joseph Pugliese

23/04/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities