Conference Coding and Decoding the Borders, Brussels, 2016

Conference:

April 13, 2016, Faculté d’architecture La Cambre,
April 14, 2016, Université Libre de Bruxelles,
April 15, 2016, World Costums Organization

Exhibition:

Espace Architecture Flagey, Bruxelles

Program

Wednesday 13 april 2016

15.30 – Introduction
Andrea Rea (Université Libre de Bruxelles/GERME) and Cédric Parizot (IREMAM, CNRS/ Aix Marseille Université)

15.45-16.30 – Keynote lecture
Didier Bigo (King’s College, London),

Reconceptualising boundaries differently from Westphalian model ? The practices of border, police and military controls and the trends of delocalisation and digitisation

17.00-17.45 – Arts and science at the border

Jean Cristofol (Ecole supérieure d’Art d’Aix-en-Provence),
Art-science and exploratory processes

Nicola Mai (Kingston University, London),
Assembling ‘Samira’ and ‘Travel’: understanding humanitarian biographical borders through experimental ethnofictional filmmaking.

17.45-18.30 – Discussion

18.45 – Opening of the exhibition
Performance by Vincent Berhault (Compagnie Les Singuliers), Chronicle at borders

Thusday 14 april 2016

9.30-11.00 – Extent and limits of datamining
Chair: Andrea Rea (Université libre de Bruxelles/GERME)

Julien Jeandesboz (REPI/Université libre de Bruxelles/REPI),
Calculation devices: EUROSUR and European border policing

Martina Tazzioli (LabexMed, LAMES, CNRS/Aix Marseille Université),
Track, sort and archive: Eurosur, Frontex and the temporality of migration maps

Sara Casella Colombeau (LabexMed, LAMES, CNRS/Aix Marseille Université),
Building a genealogy of data gathering and production at the border – An analysis of the professional transformation of the French border police since the 1990s

11.30-12.30 – Discussion
Discutant : Federica Infantino (Oxford University/Université Libre de Bruxelles/GERME)

14.00-15.30 From coding to visualisation
Chair: Thomas Cantens (Organisation Mondiale des Douanes)

Anne-Laure Amilhat-Szary (PACTE, CNRS/Université de Grenoble), Gabriel Popescu (Indiana University, Southbend),
Border as Code : Algorithmizing Access

Jean Pierre Cassarino (Institut de Recherche sur le Maghreb Contemporain, Tunis),
Making Migration Control Visible and Intelligible

Cédric Parizot (IREMAM, CNRS/AMU), Mathieu Coulon (LAMES, CNRS/AMU), Guillaume Stagnaro (ESAAix), Antoine Vion (LEST, CNRS/AMU),
Visualising Border networks: Codes, Nodes, and Mapping

16h00-17h00 – Discussion
Discutant : Christophe Wasinski (Université Libre de Bruxelles/REPI)

Friday 15 april 2016

9.00 – Introduction
Sigfríður Gunnlaugsdóttir (President of the ethic committee (WCO)

9.15-11.00 – Data control : use and ethics
Chair: Patricia Revesz (Organisation Mondiale des Douanes)

William L. Allen et Bastian Vollmer (Oxford University),
What Makes Secure Borders? Data, Transparency, and the Representation of Projection

Marcellin Djeuwo (Douanes du Cameroun),
The mathematisation of the fight against corruption and bad practices in Cameroon Customs : the practice and reality

Felipe Mendes Moraes (Douanes du Brésil),
API: an example of control at borders

Renaud Chatelus (Université de Liège – European Studies Unit),
The decision-making chain for risk management applied to border controls: some lessons learnt from a European simulation of strategic goods control

11.15-12.15 – Discussion
Discutant: Julien Jeandesboz (Université Libre de Bruxelles/REPI)

14.00-15.00 – Technical and Ethicla Perspectives in Border Control
Chair: Antoine Vion (LEST, CNRS/AMU)

Thomas Cantens (WCO Research Unit, Ecole d’Economie de l’Université d’Auvergne),
Mathematization of the border

Mariya Polner (WCO Compliance Sub-Directorate),
Technologies at the border: risks and opportunities

Michel Terestchenko (Université de Reims, IEP Aix-en-Provence),
Ethics and controls

16.00-17.00 – Discussion
Discussant : Xavier Pascual (Douane française)

17.00-18.00 – Concluding Round Table

Patricia Revesz (Organisation Mondiale des Douanes), Federica Infantino (Oxford University/Université Libre de Bruxelles/GERME), Anne Laure Amilhat-Szary (PACTE, CNRS/Université de Grenoble)

Organization

Organizing Committee

Andrea Rea (ULB), Thomas Cantens (OMD, antiAtlas), Patricia Revesz (OMD), Cédric Parizot (IREMAM, CNRS/Aix Marseille Université, antiAtlas), Anne Laure Amilhat-Szary (PACTE, CNRS/Universités de Grenoble, antiAtlas), Jean Cristofol (Ecole supérieure d’art d’Aix-en-Provence, antiAtlas), Federica Infantino (ULB, antiAtlas), Julien Jeandesboz (ULB), Antoine Vion (LEST, CNRS/Aix Marseille Université)

Scientific Committee

Anne Laure Amilhat-Szary (PACTE, CNRS/Universités de Grenoble, antiAtlas), Didier Bigo (King’s College), Thomas Cantens (Organisation mondiale des douanes/ antiAtlas), Jean Cristofol (École supérieure d’art d’Aix-en-Provence, antiAtlas), Federica Infantino (ULB, antiAtlas), Dirk Jacobs (ULB), Julien Jeandesboz (ULB), Christian Olsson (ULB), Cédric Parizot (IREMAM, Aix Marseille), Andrea Rea (ULB), Patricia Revesz (OMD), Antoine Vion (LEST, Université Aix Marseille)

Partnership

Faculté de Philosophie et Sciences sociales de l’Université Libre de Bruxelles, l’Organisation Mondiale des Douanes, l’antiAtlas des frontières, l’Institut de recherches et d’études sur le monde arabe et musulman (CNRS/Aix Marseille Université), le projet LabexMed (Aix Marseille université, Fondation A*midex),  le Laboratoire d’Economie et de Sociologie du travail (CNRS/Aix Marseille Université), PACTE (CNRS/Universités de Grenoble), Kareron et l’Ecole supérieure d’Art d’Aix en Provence.