About the Author

Ana Ivasiuc

E-Mail: ana.ivasiuc@sowi.uni-giessen.de

Ana Ivasiuc is a lecturer at the Justus Liebig University of Giessen and at the Center for Conflict Studies of the Philipps University Marburg. Between 2014 and 2017, she conducted postdoctoral research within the DFG-funded project ‘Dynamics of Security’ at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen. In her urban ethnography, she has focused on the securitization of the Roma and on practices of formal and informal policing. Ana Ivasiuc is the co-editor of The Securitization of the Roma in Europe (with Huub van Baar and Regina Kreide, Palgrave Macmillan) and the winner of the 2017 Herder-Council for European Studies fellowship.

Contributions by Author: Ana Ivasiuc

The Order of Things and People

Vertical Non-State Surveillance

The rise of the security paradigm marks one of the most crucial shifts in Western cultures, if not globally, of the past decades. [1], [2] In the course of this development, whose origins can be traced back to the economic crisis of the 1970s, [3] security has emerged as a key frame of intelligibility and organization of contemporary life, and has progressively become “a powerful diacritic of social relations, a key point of encounter between citizens, non-citizens, and states, […]