Dr Georgina Wemyss


NameDr Georgina Wemyss
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-2095-1407
Job titleSenior Lecturer
Email addresswemyss@uel.ac.uk
Research instituteSchool of Education & Communities

Research outputs

Part 2: Anthropology, Cultural Studies and Organisations

Newfield, C., Wemyss, G., Jöhncke, S. and Capelán, A. 2023. Part 2: Anthropology, Cultural Studies and Organisations. Learning and Teaching. 16 (3), pp. 31-55. https://doi.org/10.3167/latiss.2023.160304

Everyday (Re)bordering

Yuval-Davis, N. and Wemyss, G. 2023. Everyday (Re)bordering. in: Lessard-Phillips, L., Papoutsi, A., Sigona, N. and Ziss, P. (ed.) Migration, Displacement and Diversity: The IRiS anthology Oxford Publishing Services for Institute for Research in Superdiversity (IRiS), University of Birmingham, UK.. pp. 22-26

Bordering seafarers at sea and onshore

Wemyss, G. 2023. Bordering seafarers at sea and onshore. Frontiers in Sociology. 7 (Art. 1084598). https://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2022.1084598

Editorial: Why Free Speech?

Patel, P., Wemyss, G. and Assiter, A. 2022. Editorial: Why Free Speech? Feminist Dissent. 6, pp. 1-38. https://doi.org/10.31273/fd.n6.2022.1261

British Indian Seafarers, Bordering and Belonging

Wemyss, G. 2021. British Indian Seafarers, Bordering and Belonging. in: Hunter, S. and van der Westhuizen, C. (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Critical Studies in Whiteness Routledge.

Notes from lockdown: A series of reflections on some of the political and cultural impacts of the pandemic

Wemyss, G., Yuval-Davis, N., Hamad, H., White, J., Patel, K., Grayson, D. and Wedderburn, A. 2020. Notes from lockdown: A series of reflections on some of the political and cultural impacts of the pandemic. Soundings: A Journal of Politics and Culture. 75, pp. 13-36. https://doi.org/10.3898/SOUN.75.01.2020

(B)ordering Britain: Law, Race and Empire, by Nadine El-Enany

Wemyss, G. 2020. (B)ordering Britain: Law, Race and Empire, by Nadine El-Enany. Times Higher Education.

Migration, Racism and the Hostile Environment: Making the Case for the Social Sciences

Andrews, M., Arnot, M., Anthias, F., Ashe, S., Brah, A., Dona, G., Erel, U., Gidley, B., Humphris, R., Kofman, E., Mondon, A., Murji, K., Phoenix, A., Sigona, N., Squire, C., Targarona, N., Wemyss, G., Winter, A. and Yuval-Davis, N. 2020. Migration, Racism and the Hostile Environment: Making the Case for the Social Sciences. London Social Scientists Against The Hostile Environment.

Book Review: Les Back and Shamser Sinha with Charlynne Bryan, Vlad Baraku and Mardoche Yemba, Migrant City

Wemyss, G. 2019. Book Review: Les Back and Shamser Sinha with Charlynne Bryan, Vlad Baraku and Mardoche Yemba, Migrant City. Sociology. 54 (2), pp. 419-420. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038519876816

Bordering

Yuval-Davis, N., Wemyss, G. and Cassidy, K. 2019. Bordering. Polity.

‘Compliant environment’: turning ordinary people into border guards should concern everyone in the UK

Wemyss, G. 2018. ‘Compliant environment’: turning ordinary people into border guards should concern everyone in the UK. The Conversation.

Intersectional Border(ing)s

Cassidy, Kathryn, Yuval-Davis, N. and Wemyss, G. 2018. Intersectional Border(ing)s. Political Geography. 66, pp. 139-141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2018.08.004

‘Beauty and the Beast’: everyday bordering and sham marriage discourse

Wemyss, G., Yuval-Davis, N. and Cassidy, Kathryn 2018. ‘Beauty and the Beast’: everyday bordering and sham marriage discourse. Political Geography. 66, pp. 151-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2017.05.008

Everyday Bordering, Belonging and the Reorientation of British Immigration Legislation

Yuval-Davis, N., Wemyss, G. and Cassidy, K. 2018. Everyday Bordering, Belonging and the Reorientation of British Immigration Legislation. Sociology. 52 (2), pp. 228-244. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038517702599

Debordering and everyday (re)bordering in and of Dover: Post-borderland borderscapes

Cassidy, Kathryn, Yuval-Davis, N. and Wemyss, G. 2017. Debordering and everyday (re)bordering in and of Dover: Post-borderland borderscapes. Political Geography. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2017.04.005

Welcome to Britain in 2017, where everybody is expected to bea border guard

Wemyss, G., Cassidy, Kathryn and Yuval-Davis, N. 2017. Welcome to Britain in 2017, where everybody is expected to bea border guard. The Conversation.

Introduction to the Special Issue: Racialized Bordering Discourses on European Roma

Yuval-Davis, N., Wemyss, G. and Cassidy, Kathryn 2017. Introduction to the Special Issue: Racialized Bordering Discourses on European Roma. Ethnic and Racial Studies. 40 (7), pp. 1047-1057. https://doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2017.1267382

‘People think that Romanians and Roma are the same’: everyday bordering and the lifting of transitional controls

Wemyss, G. and Cassidy, Kathryn 2016. ‘People think that Romanians and Roma are the same’: everyday bordering and the lifting of transitional controls. Ethnic and Racial Studies. 40 (7), pp. 1132-1150. https://doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2017.1267381

Everyday Bordering and Raids Every Day: The Invisible Empire and Metropolitan Borderscapes

Wemyss, G. 2015. Everyday Bordering and Raids Every Day: The Invisible Empire and Metropolitan Borderscapes. in: Brambilla, Chiara, Laine, Jussi and Bocchi, Gianluca (ed.) Borderscaping: Imaginations and Practices of Border Making Routledge. pp. 187-195

Activist Listening

Wemyss, G. 2014. Activist Listening. in: Dhaliwal, Sukhwant and Yuval-Davis, Nira (ed.) Women Against Fundamentalism: Stories of Dissent and Solidarity Lawrence and Wishart.

Littoral Struggles, Liminal Lives: Indian Merchant Seamen’s Resistances

Wemyss, G. 2011. Littoral Struggles, Liminal Lives: Indian Merchant Seamen’s Resistances. in: Ahmed, Rehana and Mukherjee, Sumita (ed.) South Asian Resistances in Britain 1858-1947 Continuum.

The Invisible Empire: White Discourse, Tolerance and Belonging

Wemyss, G. 2009. The Invisible Empire: White Discourse, Tolerance and Belonging. Routledge.

White Memories, White Belonging: Competing Colonial Anniversaries in ‘Postcolonial’ East London

Wemyss, G. 2008. White Memories, White Belonging: Competing Colonial Anniversaries in ‘Postcolonial’ East London. Sociological Research Online. 13 (5), pp. 50-67. https://doi.org/10.5153/sro.1801

“Outside Extremists”, “White East Enders”, “Passive Bengalis”: Tracking Constructions, Mobilizations and Contestions of Racial Categories in Media Discourses

Wemyss, G. 2006. “Outside Extremists”, “White East Enders”, “Passive Bengalis”: Tracking Constructions, Mobilizations and Contestions of Racial Categories in Media Discourses. SAGE Race Relations Abstracts. 31 (4), pp. 21-47. https://doi.org/10.1177/0307920106068641

The power to tolerate: contests over Britishness and belonging in East London

Wemyss, G. 2006. The power to tolerate: contests over Britishness and belonging in East London. Patterns of Prejudice. 40 (3), pp. 215-236. https://doi.org/10.1080/00313220600769406
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