The Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights
Faculty of Law
P.O. BOX 4 (visiting address: Yliopistonkatu 3)
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Mobile controls: Ethnographies of border regimes


When: 10 am - 12 pm noon on Monday 28 October 2013
Where: Faculty Room p545 (address: Yliopistonkatu 3, Porthania) 

Welcome to the seminar organised by the project 'Law and the Other in Post-Multicultural Europe'

Shahram Khosravi is an Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at the Stockholm University.  He is an author of Young and Defiant in Tehran, an ethnography of contemporary youth culture in Iran's capital and The ‘Illegal’ Traveller: an auto-ethnography of borders, where he explores the issues of borders and border crossing in the era of globalisation and transnationalism. ‘Illegal’ Traveller has been recently published in Finnish by Gaudeamus University Press (see


The event is open to everyone, no registration is needed.