Dr Georgie Wemyss
CMRB , Social Sciences
I have been working as a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the Foundation Year in Social Sciences since 2016. I am also Co-Director for the Centre for research on Migration , Refugees and Belonging (CMRB).
Institute of Education, University of London, PGCE (Distinction) 1988
University of Sussex, MA in Social Anthropology 1992
University of Sussex, D.Phil in Social Anthropology 2004
Recent related research includes:
(2011) 'Littoral Struggles, Liminal Lives: Indian Merchant Seafarers' Resistances' in Ahmed, R. and Mukherjee, S. (eds) South Asian Resistances in Britain, 1858 - 1947, London: Continuum
(2009)The Invisible Empire: white discourse, tolerance and belonging . Aldermaston: Ashgate.
Yuval-Davis, N. Wemyss, G. & Cassidy, K.. 2019. Polity Press.
Globalizing Labour? Indian Seafarers and World Shipping
G. Balachandran. 2015. Cultural and Social History. p. 142 - 143.
Cassidy, K., Yuval-Davis, N. and Wemyss, G.. 2018. Political Geography. p. (66) 139-141.
Littoral Struggles, Liminal Lives: Indian Merchant Seamen’s Resistances
Rehana Ahmed and Sumita Mukherjee. 2012. South Asian Resistances in Britain.
Placing the Border in Everyday Life
Wemyss, G. 2017. Journal of Borderlands Studies. 32 (2) p. 269-270.
‘Activist Listening’ in Sukhwant Dhaliwal and Nira Yuval Davis (eds), Women Against Fundamentalism: Stories of Dissent and Solidarity. Lawrence & Wishart.
Wemyss, G.. 2014. Lawrence & Wishart. .
Debordering and Everyday (Re) bordering in and of Dover: Post-Borderland Borderscapes.
Cassidy, K. Yuval-Davis, N. & Wemyss, G.. 2017. Political Geography Special Issue: Intersectional Approaches to Everyday Borderings.
‘Beauty and the Beast’: Everyday Bordering and Sham Marriage Discourse.
Wemyss, G. Yuval-Davis, N & Cassidy K .. 2017. Political Geography. Special Issue: Intersectional Approaches to Everyday Borderings.
‘Everyday Bordering and Raids Every Day: The Invisible Empire and Metropolitan Borderscapes’ in Borderscaping: Imaginations and Practices of Border Making
Chiara Brambilla, Jussi Laine, James W. Scott & Gianluca Bocchi. 2015. Farnham: Ashgate. p. 187.
‘Introduction to the special issue: racialized bordering discourses on European Roma’
Yuval-Davis, N. Wemyss, G. Cassidy, K.. 2017. Ethnic and Racial Studies. Volume 40, 2017 - Issue 7. Pages 1-11 .
‘Everyday Bordering, Belonging and the Re-Orientation of British Immigration Legislation’.
Yuval-Davis, N. Wemyss, G. & Cassidy, K.. 2017. Sociology.
People think that Romanians and Roma are the same”: everyday bordering and the lifting of transitional controls.
Wemyss, G. & Cassidy, K.. 2017. Ethnic and Racial Studies. . Pages 1-19.
Racialized Bordering Discourses on European Roma
Yuval-Davis, N. Wemyss, G. & Cassidy, K.(Eds). 2017. Routledge.
The new Immigration Bill and the criminalization of work and everyday bordering
Wemyss, G. 2015. Glasgow Refugee and Asylum network (GRAMnet).
‘Changing the racialized ‘common sense’ of everyday bordering’
Yuval-Davis, N. , Wemyss, G. ,Cassidy, K.. 2016. Open Democracy.
‘Welcome to Britain in 2017, where everybody is expected to be a border guard’
Wemyss, G., Cassidy, K and Yuval-Davis, N.. 2017. The Conversation..
Political Geography Special Issue Intersectional Approaches to Everyday Borderings
Cassidy, K. Yuval-Davis, N. & Wemyss, G. Sometime in 2018.
directed by Orson Nava, produced by Georgie Wemyss.. 2015.
The Compliant environment: turning ordinary people into border guards should concern everyone in the UK.
Wemyss, G.. 2018. The Conversation .
Borders and everyday processes of bordering
Politics of remembering
British empire histories
Citizenship and belonging
Politics of religious fundamentalisms
Programme Leader for Foundation Year in Social Sciences
British Sociological Association (Member since 2007)