Author profile: Jonas Skorzak

Resisting Necropolitics: Reconceptualizing Agency in Mbembé and Agamben

Jonas Skorzak • Aug 21 2019 • Essays
Mbembé’s “living dead” and Agamben’s “bare life” should be reconceptualized as performative acts in line with Butler's theory, allowing for agency and acts of resistance.

Returning Rohingya: What Does the “Voluntary” in “Voluntary Repatriation” Mean?

Jonas Skorzak • May 13 2019 • Essays
To examine the voluntariness of voluntary repatriation for Rohingya refugees, a new definition of voluntariness based on acceptable alternatives and capabilities is used.

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