INTERSPECIES

The borderlands are always a political ecology, made of many species, human and nonhuman, who make the border space. What are the ecologies of the border? In what ways do the mobility of other species, and the mobility regimes intended to govern them, constitute a distinct border practice? Conservation, quarantine, disease, agriculture, migrations – who or what can border?

 

 

 

Youatt, Rafi 2017. Anthropocentrism and the Politics of the Living. In Reflections on the Posthuman in International Relations: The Anthropocene, Security, and Ecology. Eroukhmanoff and Harker, eds.