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Jennifer M Hyndman

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Department of Geography
Department of Social Science

Professor
Director, Centre for Refugee Studies

Office: 853 Kaneff Tower
Phone: 416 736 2100 Ext: 33689
Email: jhyndman@yorku.ca
Primary website: jhyndman.info.yorku.ca


Hyndman’s research traverses political, economic, cultural and feminist dimensions of migration, focusing on people's mobility, displacement, and security. Her scholarship is particularly concerned with the dynamics of conflict and disaster that create refugees and internally displaced persons, as well as international humanitarian responses to such crises. Recent work examines the intersection of conflict with the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka and Aceh, Indonesia, as well as the geopolitics of international aid in these locations. Her work also includes geographies of refugee settlement, exclusion, containment, and the production of 'securitized' space both in the Global South and in North America.

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Degrees

Ph.D., Geography, University of British Columbia
M.A., Sociology, Lancaster University
B.A., Sociology & English, University of Alberta

Research Interests

Geography , Violence, Geographies of forced migration/immigration, Humanitarian aid in response to conflict/asylum/disasters, Refugee (re)settlement
Books

Publication
Year

Hyndman, J. Dual Disasters: Conflict in the Context of the 2004 Tsunami. Under contract with Kumarian Press.

2004

Giles, W. and J. Hyndman (eds.) Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones University of California Press, 2004.

2004

Hyndman, J. Managing Displacement: Refugees and the Politics of Humanitarianism (Minneapolis: Minnesota University Press, 2000).

2000

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Waizenegger, A. and J. Hyndman “Salient versus silent disasters in post-conflict Aceh, Indonesia”, in S. Kirsch and C. Flint (eds). The Geopolitics of Post-Conflict Reconstruction Reconsidered, Oxford University Press (under review).

Hyndman, J. “Second-Class immigrants or First Class Protection? Resettling Refugees to Canada”, P. Bevelander, M. Hagstrom, S. Ronnqvist (eds.) Resettled and Included? Employment Integration of Refugees, Malmo: Malmo University, 2009, 247-265.

2009

Hyndman, J. "The geopolitics of pre- and post-tusnami aid to Sri Lanka" in Tsunami in a Time of War: Aid, Activism & Reconstruction in Sri Lanka & Aceh, edited by M. de Alwis and E-L. Hedman, Colombo: ICES, 2009, pp. 29-58.

2009

Hyndman, J. “Whose Bodies Count? Feminist Geopolitics and Lessons from Iraq,” in R. L. Riley, C. M. Mohanty, and M. B. Pratt (eds.), in Feminism and War: Confronting U.S. Imperialism (London: Zed Books, 2008), pp. 192-204.

2008

Hyndman, J. “Conflict, Citizenship, and Human Security: Geographies of Protection”, in D. Cohen and E. Gilbert (eds.) War, Citizenship, Territory (Routledge, 2007), pp. 241-57.

2007

Hyndman, J. and A. Mountz, “Refuge or refusal: geography of exclusion”, in D. Gregory and A. Pred (eds.) Violent Geographies (New York: Routledge, 2007), pp. 77-92.

2007

Hyndman, J. "Feminist geopolitics and 9-11," in Eds. L. Nelson and J. Seager, A Companion to Feminist Geography, (Cambridge MA: Blackwell, 2005), pp. 565-577.

2005

Hyndman, J. “Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing”, in The Gender Companion (eds. D. Goldberg, P. Essed, and A. Kobayashi), Blackwell Publishers, 2005, pp.202-211.

2005

Hyndman, J. "Refugee Camps as Conflict Zones: the Politics of Gender", in Sites of Violence, 2004, pp. 193-212

2004

Hyndman, J. “The Politics of Mobility and Access”, in Eds. L. Staeheli, E. Kofman, and L. Peake , Mapping Women, Making Politics, (New York: Routledge, 2004), pp 169-184.

2004

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Hyndman, J. “Introduction: the Feminist Politics of Refugee Migration”, Gender Place and Culture (editor of special issue), forthcoming 2010.

2010

Jones, L. and D. Sage with G. Ó Tuathail, J. Hyndman, F, MacDonald, E. Gilbert and V. Mamadouh, “New Directions in Critical Geopolitics,” Geojournal [published online Jan. 21, 2009 at www.springerlink.com/content/75470501143010p6].

2009

Hyndman, J. “The Geopolitics of Parental Leave Among Academics,” editorial for Geoforum, 40 (1): 2-4, 2009.

2009

Fiedler, R., J. Hyndman, and N. Schuurman. “Locating Spatially Concentrated Risk of Homelessness amongst Recent Immigrants in Greater Vancouver”, RIIM #06-10, 2006.

2006

McLean, J., C. Friesen, & J. Hyndman. “The First 365 Days: Acehnese Refugees in Vancouver,” RIIM working paper #06-07, 2006, available at riim.metropolis.net.

2006

Hyndman, J. “Migration Wars: Refuge or Refusal?” Geoforum, 36(1): 3-6, 2005.

2005

Hyndman, J. “Musings from a North Paw” in Lines, an online journal from Sri Lanka, vol. 4 issue 1, May 2005, www.lines-magazine.org/

2005

Hyndman, J. “Revisiting Mackinder 1904-2004”, a commentary in The Geographical Journal, vol. 170, no. 4, pp. 380-383, December 2004.

2004

Hyndman, J. and M. de Alwis. “Capacity building, accountability and humanitarianism”, Forced Migration Review, issue 8, August 2000, pp. 16-19. [This article was reprinted in Pravada [a Sri Lankan periodical] : vol. 7 (2), 2001: 7-10.]

2000

Hyndman, J. “Globalization, Immigration, and the Gender Implications of Not Just Numbers in Canada”, in Refuge, vol. 18, no. 1, 1999, pp. 26-31.

1999

Hyndman, J. “Representing Refugee Women: Gender and Work in Three Kenyan Camps”, in Refuge, vol. 17, no. 1, 1998, pp. 10-15.

1998

Hyndman, J. “Managing and Containing Displacement after the Cold War: UNHCR and Somali refugees in Kenya”, Refuge, vol. 16, no. 5, 1997, pp. 6-10.

1997

Hyndman, J. “‘Refugee Self-Management’ and the Question of Governance,” Refuge, vol. 16, no. 2, 1997, pp. 16-22.

1997

Hyndman, J. “International Responses to Human Displacement: Neo-liberalism and Post-Cold War Geopolitics” in Refuge, vol. 15, no. 3, June 1996, pp. 5-9.

1996

Hyndman, J.“UNHCR: The State of the World’s Refugees”, a review essay in International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 8, no. 1/2, 1996, pp. 276-284.

1996

Professional Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Houston, S., J. Mclean, J. Hyndman, A. Jamal. “Methodologically Becoming Two/Too,” in Gender, Place and Culture 17(1): 61-79, 2010.

2010

Hyndman, J. “Acts of Aid: Neoliberalism in a war zone,” Antipode 41(5): 867-889, 2009.

2009

Hyndman, J. “Siting Conflict and Peace in Post-tsunami Sri Lanka and Aceh, Indonesia”, Norwegian Journal of Geography 63 (1): 89-96, 2009. [Reprinted in The Tsunami of 2004 in Sri Lanka: Impacts and Policy in the Shadow of Civil War, London: Routledge 2009.]

2009

Hyndman, J. and M. de Alwis. “Reconstituting the Subject: Displaced Women and Humanitarian Assistance in Sri Lanka,” Not Born a Refugee Woman, in N. Khanlou and M. Ahmed (eds.) (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Press, 2008), pp. 83-96.

2008

Hyndman, J. and A. Mountz. “Another brick in the wall? Neo-refoulement & the externalisation of asylum in Europe & Australia," Government & Opposition, 43(2), 249-269, 2008.

2008

Hyndman, J. “Feminism, Conflict and Disasters in Post-tsunami Sri Lanka”, Gender, Technology and Development, 12 (1): 101-121, 2008. [Reprinted in After the Waves (eds.) N. de Mel et al. Colombo: Social Scientists Association, pp. 17-41, 2009].

2008

Hyndman, J. “Feminist Geopolitics revisited: body counts in Iraq,” The Professional Geographer, 59(1): 35-46, 2007.

2007

Hyndman, J. “The Securitization of Fear in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 97(2): 361-372, 2007.

2007

Mountz, A. and J. Hyndman. “Feminist Approaches to the Global Intimate”, Women’s Studies Quarterly, 34(1-2): 446-463, 2006.

2006

Sherrell, K. and J. Hyndman. “Global minds, local bodies: Kosovar Transnational connections beyond British Columbia”, Refuge, 23(1): 76-96, 2006.

2006

Fiedler, R., N. Schuurman, and J. Hyndman, “Hidden Homelessness in Greater Vancouver”, Cities, vol. 23(3): 205-216, 2006.

2006

Fiedler, R., N. Schuurman, & J. Hyndman. “Improving Census-based Socioeconomic GIS for Public Policy,” in ACME: international critical geographies, 4(1): 145-171, 2006.

2006

Hyndman, J. and J. Mclean. “Settling Like a State: Acehnese Refugees in Vancouver,” Journal of Refugee Studies 19(3): 345-360, 2006.

2006

Hyndman, J., N. Schuurman, and R. Fiedler. “Size Matters: Attracting Immigrants to Canadian Cities,” Journal of International Migration and Integration, 7 (1): 1-26, 2006.

2006

Sherrell, K., J. Hyndman, and F. Preniqi. “Sharing the Wealth, Spreading the 'Burden': The Non-metropolitan Settlement of Kosovar Refugees in British Columbia,” Canadian Journal of Ethnic Studies, 37: 76-96, 2005.
Reprinted in Inequality in Canada: A Reader on the Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class in Canada, 2nd edition (ed.) V. Zawilski, University of Oxford Press, 2009.

2005

Hyndman, J. and M. de Alwis. "Bodies, Shrines, and Roads: Violence, (Im)mobility, and Displacement in Sri Lanka", Gender, Place and Culture, vol. 11, no. 4, 2004, pp. 535-57. [Reprinted in Asian Migrations: Sojourning, Displacement, Homecoming and Other Travels, (eds.) B. P. Lorente, N. Piper, Shen Sui-Hua, and B. S. A. Yeoh. Singapore: Asian Research Institute, pp. 25-49, 2005].

2004

Hyndman, J. “Mind the gap: bridging feminist and political geography through geopolitics”, Political Geography, volume 23, pp. 307-322, 2004.

2004

Hyndman, J. “Aid, Conflict, and Migration: the Canada-Sri Lanka Connection” in The Canadian Geographer, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 251-268, 2003.

2003

Hyndman, J. “Beyond Either/Or: A feminist analysis of September 11th", in ACME: an international e-journal of critical geographies, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-13, 2003. [Reprinted in The Geopolitics Reader, 2nd ed., eds. G. O Tuathail, S. Dalby, and P. Routledge, 2006].

2003

Hyndman, J. and M. de Alwis. "Beyond Gender: Towards A Feminist Analysis of Humanitarianism and Development in Sri Lanka" Women's Studies Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 3-4, pp. 212-226, 2003.

2003

Hyndman, J. “Preventive, Palliative, or Punitive? Safe spaces in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Somalia, and Sri Lanka”, in Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 167-85, 2003.

2003

Hyndman, J. "Business and Bludgeon at the Border: a transnational political economy of human displacement in Thailand and Burma", Geojournal 55, pp. 39-46, 2002.

2002

Hyndman, J. “Change and Challenge at UNHCR: a retrospective of the past 50 years”, Refuge, 20: 1, 2001, pp. 45-53.

2001

Hyndman, J. “The Field as Here and Now, Not There and Then”, Geographical Review, 2001, vol. 91, no. 1-2, pp. 262-272.

2001

Hyndman, J. “Towards a Feminist Geopolitics”, The Canadian Geographer, vol. 45, no. 2, 2001, pp. 210-222.

2001

Hyndman, J. “Gender and Geography at Work: The Perils of Perfect Pluralism at UNHCR”, Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 19, no. 4, 2000, pp. 48-53.

2000

Hyndman, J. and M. Walton-Roberts. “Interrogating Borders: A Transnational Approach to Refugee Research in Vancouver”, Canadian Geographer, 44: 3, 2000, pp. 244-258.

2000

Hyndman, J. “A Post-Cold War Geography of Forced Migration in Kenya and Somalia”, in The Professional Geographer, 51 (1): 104-114, 1999.

1999

Hyndman, J. “Gender and Canadian Immigration Policy: A Current Snapshot”, Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 19, no. 3, 1999, pp. 6-10.

1999

Hyndman, J. and M. Walton-Roberts. “Migration and Nation: Burmese Refugees in Vancouver,” RIIM working paper #99-07, February 1999.

1999

Moss, P, K. J. DeBres, A. Cravey, J. Hyndman, K. Hirschboeck, and M. Masucci. “Towards Mentoring as Feminist Praxis: Strategies for Ourselves and Others”, co-authored by in Journal of Geography for Higher Education, 23(3): 413-427, 1999.

1999

Hyndman, J. “Managing Difference: Gender and Culture in Humanitarian Emergencies”, in Gender, Place, and Culture, 5 (3): 241-260, 1998.

1998

Kirby, A. and J. Hyndman. “The Americanization of American Geography,” GeoJournal, 45.1-2:51-56, 1998.

1998

Hyndman, J. and B. V. Nylund.“UNHCR and The Status of Prima Facie Refugee Status in Kenya”, International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 10, no. 1, 1998, pp. 21-48.

1998

Hyndman, J. “Border Crossings” in Antipode, 29:2, 1997, pp. 149-176.

1997

Hyndman, J. “Solo Feminism: A Lesson in Space” in Antipode, 27:2, 1995, pp. 197-207.

1995

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

“The Fate of Those Who Wait: Feminization of Refugees in Camps”, paper presented at the Intl. Assoc. of Studies in Forced Migration, Nicosia, Cyprus, June 27-July 2, 2009.

2009

"'Peacebuilding' in Sri Lanka: The NGOization of civil society", paper presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers, University of Victoria, May 29, 2003.

2003

"Bodies that Pass: Security, Identity and Mobility in Sri Lanka," co-authored with M. de Alwis (2nd author), Assoc. of American Geographers, New Orleans, March 4-8, 2003.

2003

“Feminist Geopolitics and the Question of Security for Whom?”, paper presented at Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, April 18-21, 2002.

2002

"Gender and Conflict in a Global Context," presented by (first) co-author W. Giles and presented by W. Giles at "Making Gender/Making Policy", an international conference sponsored by the International Geographical Union (IGU), Toronto, June 1-2, 2002.

2002

"Gender, Nation, and Conflict in Sri Lanka: a feminist perspective", invited presentation at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, November 14, 2002.

2002

“Linking Aid and Security: Implications for Countries in Conflict,” invited talk to the Fletcher School of Diplomacy and the Feinstein Famine Center, TUFTS University, April 25, 2002.

2002

“Ordering Disorder: Managing 'the displaced' as liminal subjects”, invited talk at a Sex, Race, and Globalization Conference, University of Arizona, Tucson, April 5-6, 2002.

2002

“Aid, Trade, and Migration: the Canada-Sri Lanka Context”, a presentation to the Canadian Association of Geographers, Montréal, May 30-June 2, 2001.

2001

“Re-stating Feminist Geography - A Research Agenda” in ‘Gendering the State’, a special session at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New York, February 28, 2001.

2001

“Roads, Shrines, and Bodies: economies of (im)mobility and war in Sri Lanka”, invited lecture in the Rose Marie Rogers Seminar Series on Refugees and Forced Migration at the Fletcher School of International Diplomacy and Feinstein International Famine Center, TUFTS University, February 23, 2001.

2001

“Studying Refugee Women and International Policy”, invited panelist at the ‘Connecting Scholarship and Activism: Global Perspectives Conference of the Sociologists for Women in Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, February 1-4, 2001.

2001

“The Politics of Service Delivery in Conflict Zones”, invited talk as an Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) visiting speaker to the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, January 8, 2001.

2001

“The Shifting Boundaries of Aid and Security”, paper given at the American Association of Geographers annual meeting, March 19-23, 2001, Los Angeles.

2001

“Towards a Feminist Geopolitics II”, an invited talk presented to the University of British Columbia’s Geography department, November 9th, 2001.

2001

“Feminism, Critical Geopolitics, and Humanitarian Assistance”, American Association of Geographers annual meeting, Pittsburgh, April 4-8, 2000.

2000

“The Respatialization of Forced Migration in the Transnational Moment”, presentation to the 5th International Metropolis Conference, Vancouver, November 13-15, 2000.

2000

“Towards a Feminist Geopolitics”, the Inaugural Suzanne Mackenzie Memorial Lecture, Canadian Association of Geographers, St. Catharines, June 2, 2000.

2000

“Towards a feminist geopolitics”, invited talk, Geography Department, Queen’s University, Kingston, March 3, 2000.

2000

“Towards a Transnational Feminist Geopolitics”, invited talk to the Dept. of Geography, University of Washington, Seattle, April 28, 2000.

2000

"A New Global Warfare? Critical Geopolitics and the Decentered State", presentation to the Annual Association of American Geographers, March 1999, Honolulu.

1999

“Managing Difference: Constructing Gender and Nation in Humanitarian Emergencies”, International Studies Association Annual Meeting, February 20, 1999, Washington D.C.

1999

“Safe Spaces and Messy Traces: A Humanitarian Retreat”, invited presentation to the Fletcher School of Law and Dipomacy & Feinstein Famine Center, TUFTS University, April 16, 1999.

1999

“The right to an adequate standard of living: the case of Sri Lanka”, with Malathi de Alwis, an invited presentation to the UNICEF expert meeting on “Gender Dimensions of Internal Displacement”, New York, June 14 & 15, 1999.

1999

“A Geography of Forced Migration in Post-Cold War Kenya and Somalia,” presented to the Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers, Boston, March 27, 1998.

1998

“Business and Bodies Across Borders: Transnational Political Economy and Human Rights in Thailand and Burma,” presented at the International Studies Association Conference, Minneapolis, March 18, 1998.

1998

“Looking Awry: the Global Economic Emphasis of the 1998 Legislative Review and its Gendered Implications for Refugees and Immigrants”, presented to Annual Meeting of Canadian Association of Geographers, Ottawa, Canada, June 5, 1998.

1998

“Transnational Connections: Community-based Research with the Burmese Democratic Organization in Vancouver, invited presentation to the Research on Immigration and Integration in the Metropolis (RIIM) Centre, Vancouver, July 9, 1998.

1998

“Business and Bludgeon at the Border: Transnationalism across the Thai-Burma Frontier”, presentation to the Inaugural International Critical Conference in Geography, Vancouver, B.C., August 11-13, 1997.

1997

“Community Partnership and Social Integration: Working with the Burmese Democratic Organisation in Vancouver”, co-authored and presented by Margaret Walton-Roberts to the Second National Conference of Metropolis, Montréal, November 24, 1997.

1997

“Transnational displacement and political practice”, presentation to the American Association of Geographers annual conference, Forth Worth, Texas, April, 5, 1997.

1997

“Inside and Outside the Project: Gendered Geographies of Refugee Work,” Special Session: Gender and Economy, presentation to the CAG, Saskatoon, May 13-16, 1996.

1996

“Organizing Women: UN Approaches to Gender and Culture Among the Displaced” international meeting of the Women in Conflict Zones Network, York University, Toronto, November 16-18, 1996.

1996

“‘Race’ from the Border,” presentation to the annual conference of the Association of American Geographers, Charlotte, N.C., April 10-13, 1996.

1996

“Managing Transnational Displacement: Strategies of Containment after the Cold War,” guest lecture presented to the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, November 1995.

1995

“Out of Africa – the Refugee Lottery”, conference paper presented to the Canadian Association of Geographers, Montréal, June 4, 1995.

1995

“Supra-Citizen & Sub-Citizen: Subjects at the Border”, paper presented to PAPER/SCISSORS/ROCK Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, May 27, 1995.

1995

“UN Assistance to Refugees and the Politics of Mobility,” paper presented to the International Geographical Union’s ‘Gender & Migration’ Symposium, University of Pretoria, South Africa, April 9, 1995.

1995

“On the Border in Space and Text: Organizing Refugees,” paper presented to the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, March 29, 1994.

1994

Conference Proceedings

Publication
Year

“The Geography of Education in Long-Term Refugee Camps” for the Borderless Education Conference, York University, April 9-11, 2010.

2010

“The Securitization of Forced Migration: The Conundrum of Refugees in Limbo”, AAG Conference/Meeting, Washington D.C., April 14, 2010.

2010

“The State of Geopolitics in the 21st Century”, invited presentation, ‘Geopolitics 2010’ workshop in Alexandria VA, April 13, 2010.

2010

“Disaster Diplomacy and Precarious Peace in Aceh,” co-presented with A. Waizenegger at the AAG Meeting in Las Vegas, March 23, 2009.

2009

“Feminist Geopolitics meets Refugee Studies”, International Studies Association Meeting, New York, Feb. 15-18, 2009 (Invitation/sponsorship from Oxford University).

2009

“The Question of 'the Political' in Critical Geopolitics: Querying the 'Child Soldier' in the 'War on Terror'”, Canadian Association of Geographers, Ottawa, May 27-30, 2009.

2009

“Defining feminist politics in the 21st century”,” invited talk at ‘Reimagining the Future’ Women in Conflict Zones International Conference, May 15-18, 2008, Dubrovnik.

2008

“From Legal to 'Extra': the rise of geopolitics and its critics”, invited keynote address, ‘Critical Geopolitics 2008’ Conference, Sept. 23-24, 2008, Durham University, England.

2008

“Methodologically Becoming Two/Too: Collaborative Knowledge Production and 'Team Ismaili'”, presented by S. Houston on behalf of S. Houston, J. McLean, J. Hyndman, A. Jamal at the Association of American Geographers Meeting, April 15, 2008, Boston.

2008

“Waiting: Linking Protracted Refugee Situations to Asylum Policies in the Global North” at Intl. Association of Studies in Forced Migration, January 6-10, 2008, Cairo

2008

“Another brick in the wall? Fear, asylum and neo-refoulement,” invited presentation to The Refugee in Trans/National Politics and Society: Representation, Contestation & Control Workshop,’ Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, May 17-18, 2007.

2007

“Gendering Disasters: Loss, Survival & Conflict in Post-tsunami Sri Lanka,” invited Newcomb College 2007 Summit, Tulane University, New Orleans, Feb. 8-11, 2007.

2007

“Migration Wars: the geopolitics of fear”, at the 5th International Conference in Critical Geographies, Mumbai, India, Dec. 3-6, 2007.

2007

“Protracted Refugee Situations: Challenges to Settlement in Canada,” invited presentation to the 9th National Metropolis Conference, Toronto, March 1-4, 2007.

2007

“The Politics of Community-based Research”, invited presentation to the RAP and Refugee Resettlement in Canada Conference, Vancouver, Canada, February 19-23, 2007.

2007

“The Respatialization of Asylum”, Con/founding Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Centre for Refugee Studies, Toronto, November 1-3, 2007.

2007

“War and Family in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka”, at the Annual AAG Meeting, San Francisco, April 17-21, 2007.

2007

“War, Feminism, and Geopolitics: Where do we go from here?”, invited talk, Women's Studies Program Annual Speaker's Series, Syracuse University, October 24, 2007.

2007

“Feminist meets Political: geographies of rapprochement”, invited by Department of Geography speakers series, University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 14, 2006.

2006

“Gender, Space, and Security in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka”, International Association of Studies in Forced Migration, Toronto, June 18-22, 2006.

2006

“Becoming Ismaili: Scales of Identity” and “Methodologically Becoming Too,” co-presented with A. Jamal, S. Houston, J. McLean at Pacific Northwest Symposium, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, May 12, 2006.

2006

“Attracting Immigrants: On service provision, report cards, and the presence of family and friends”, 10th International Metropolis Conference, Toronto, October 17-21.

2005

“Performing the Pass: Conflict, Mobility, and Displacement in Sri Lanka”, invited talk by the National University of Singapore for conference, Asian Migrations: Sojourning, Displacement, Homecoming and Other Travels, Singapore, September 20th, 2005.

2005

“Spaces of Hope and Fear: the tsunami effect,” invited plenary session at the AAG meeting, Denver, April 5-8, 2005.

2005

“The Field, the camps, and the pull of the practical”, 9th International Conference of IASFM, São Paulo, Brazil January 9-13, 2005.

2005

“Tsunami waves: political geographies of nation and gender in Sri Lanka,” Department of Geography, Founders Seminar, Carleton University, November 9, 2005 (similar talk presented to Centre for Refugee Studies, November 1, and Dept of Geography, York University, November 2, 2005, both by invitation).

2005

“Another Brick in the Wall? The Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement,” in ‘Refuge or Refusal? Emerging Migration Strategies in Europe and North America’ at the 9th International Metropolis Conference, Geneva, Sept. 27-30, 2004.

2004

“Conflict, Displacement, and Aid: Changing Borders between Sri Lanka and Canada”, invited panel at American Sociological Association Convention, San Francisco, August 14-17, 2004.

2004

“House Matters: Displacement and Sanctuary in a Transnational Context”, invited keynote presentation to ‘House: loss, refuge and belonging conference’ at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, September 16-18, 2004.

2004

“Refugee Transnationalism: Kosovars in British Columbia”, with K. Sherrell, 8th National Metropolis Conference, Montreal, March 25-28, 2004

2004

“Securing States or Refugees? The Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement”, Canadian Association of Geographers, Annual Meeting, Moncton, May 25-29, 2004.

2004

"'Refugees' in Sri Lanka: livelihoods and security for whom?" presentation at the 8th Biannual Conference of The International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) on "Forced Migration and Global Processes", Chiang Mai, Thailand, 5-9 January, 2003.

2003

“Aid, Conflict, and Migration: the Canada-Sri Lanka Connection”, an invited talk to MIT, Harvard, TUFTS seminar series on International Migration, April 1, 2003.

2003

"Developing a Sector-Based Research Agenda", co-authored and co-presented with Chris Friesen, National Metropolis Conference, Edmonton, March 21-24, 2003.

2003

“Displacing the Refugee Subject in Current Humanitarian Discourse", keynote address to 'Borders, Perspectives and Emerging Lives,' a symposium at the Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, October 17, 2003.

2003

"Mind the gap: bridging feminist and political geography through geopolitics", invited seminar presentation, Dept. of Geography, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 24, 2003.

2003

Research Reports

Publication
Year

Hyndman, J. (2008) “Waiting for What? The Humanitarian Dilemma of Protracted Refugee Situations at Home and Abroad”, Metropolis World Bulletin, vol. 8: 24-28.

2008

de Alwis, M. and J. Hyndman. Capacity-Building in Conflict Zones: A Feminist Analysis of Humanitarian Assistance in Sri Lanka, ICES, Colombo, January 2002.

2002

Hyndman, J. and C. Friesen. "Developing a Sector-based Research Agenda", October 2002; available at < http://www.amssa.org/programs/iicc/agendafinal.pdf >.

2002

Hyndman, J. and M. de Alwis. “Gender, Conflict, and Displacement: Lessons Learned from Sri Lanka”, report published by UNICEF, Office of Emergency Programs, New York, 1999.

1999

Hyndman, J. “Supra-Citizen & Sub-Citizen: Subjects at the Border”, Paper/Scissors/Rock Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, May 27, 1995. (published 1996)

Hyndman, J. “UN Assistance to Refugees and the Politics of Mobility” published in Migration and Gender: Place, Time and People Specific (eds.) J. Fairhurst, I. Booysen, and P. Hattingh as ‘IGU Gender and Migration Symposium’ proceedings, April 1995.

1995

Ocran, A., J. Hyndman, & N. Jamieson, “Industrial Homework & Employment Standards,” a research report funded by the B.C. Minister of Women’s Equality, 1993.

1993

Public Lectures

Publication
Year

“Disaster Diplomacy: War-Tsunami-Nationalism in Aceh and Sri Lanka”, invited lecture at Harvard University, Cambridge, February 17, 2010.

2010

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

Hyndman, J. “Feminist Geopolitics Meets Refugee Studies”, chapter forthcoming (eds.) A. Betts and G. Loescher Refugees in International Relations, Oxford University Press.

Houston, S., J. Hyndman, A. Jamal, and J. Mclean. “Methodological Innovations of Team Research,” forthcoming in Qualitative Inquiry.

Hyndman, J. “The Question of the Political in Critical Geopolitics: Querying the 'Child Soldier' in the 'War on Terror'” forthcoming in Political Geography.

Waizenegger, A. & J. Hyndman. “Two Solitudes: post-tsunami & post-conflict Aceh”, forthcoming in Disasters.

Hyndman, J. and W. Giles. “Waiting: Linking Protracted Refugee Situations to Asylum Policies in the Global North", forthcoming in Gender, Place, and Culture.



Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2020 EU/GEOG4880 3.0 A Spaces of Conflict, Violence, and Power SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HREQ2310 6.0 B Intro to Refugee and Migration Studies LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HREQ2310 6.0 B Intro to Refugee and Migration Studies LECT
Winter 2021 GS/DVST5123 3.0 M Forced Migration and Refugee Issues SEMR


Hyndman’s research traverses political, economic, cultural and feminist dimensions of migration, focusing on people's mobility, displacement, and security. Her scholarship is particularly concerned with the dynamics of conflict and disaster that create refugees and internally displaced persons, as well as international humanitarian responses to such crises. Recent work examines the intersection of conflict with the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka and Aceh, Indonesia, as well as the geopolitics of international aid in these locations. Her work also includes geographies of refugee settlement, exclusion, containment, and the production of 'securitized' space both in the Global South and in North America.

Degrees

Ph.D., Geography, University of British Columbia
M.A., Sociology, Lancaster University
B.A., Sociology & English, University of Alberta

Research Interests

Geography , Violence, Geographies of forced migration/immigration, Humanitarian aid in response to conflict/asylum/disasters, Refugee (re)settlement

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

Waizenegger, A. and J. Hyndman “Salient versus silent disasters in post-conflict Aceh, Indonesia”, in S. Kirsch and C. Flint (eds). The Geopolitics of Post-Conflict Reconstruction Reconsidered, Oxford University Press (under review).

Hyndman, J. “Second-Class immigrants or First Class Protection? Resettling Refugees to Canada”, P. Bevelander, M. Hagstrom, S. Ronnqvist (eds.) Resettled and Included? Employment Integration of Refugees, Malmo: Malmo University, 2009, 247-265.

2009

Hyndman, J. "The geopolitics of pre- and post-tusnami aid to Sri Lanka" in Tsunami in a Time of War: Aid, Activism & Reconstruction in Sri Lanka & Aceh, edited by M. de Alwis and E-L. Hedman, Colombo: ICES, 2009, pp. 29-58.

2009

Hyndman, J. “Whose Bodies Count? Feminist Geopolitics and Lessons from Iraq,” in R. L. Riley, C. M. Mohanty, and M. B. Pratt (eds.), in Feminism and War: Confronting U.S. Imperialism (London: Zed Books, 2008), pp. 192-204.

2008

Hyndman, J. “Conflict, Citizenship, and Human Security: Geographies of Protection”, in D. Cohen and E. Gilbert (eds.) War, Citizenship, Territory (Routledge, 2007), pp. 241-57.

2007

Hyndman, J. and A. Mountz, “Refuge or refusal: geography of exclusion”, in D. Gregory and A. Pred (eds.) Violent Geographies (New York: Routledge, 2007), pp. 77-92.

2007

Hyndman, J. "Feminist geopolitics and 9-11," in Eds. L. Nelson and J. Seager, A Companion to Feminist Geography, (Cambridge MA: Blackwell, 2005), pp. 565-577.

2005

Hyndman, J. “Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing”, in The Gender Companion (eds. D. Goldberg, P. Essed, and A. Kobayashi), Blackwell Publishers, 2005, pp.202-211.

2005

Hyndman, J. "Refugee Camps as Conflict Zones: the Politics of Gender", in Sites of Violence, 2004, pp. 193-212

2004

Hyndman, J. “The Politics of Mobility and Access”, in Eds. L. Staeheli, E. Kofman, and L. Peake , Mapping Women, Making Politics, (New York: Routledge, 2004), pp 169-184.

2004

Books

Publication
Year

Hyndman, J. Dual Disasters: Conflict in the Context of the 2004 Tsunami. Under contract with Kumarian Press.

2004

Giles, W. and J. Hyndman (eds.) Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones University of California Press, 2004.

2004

Hyndman, J. Managing Displacement: Refugees and the Politics of Humanitarianism (Minneapolis: Minnesota University Press, 2000).

2000

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Hyndman, J. “Introduction: the Feminist Politics of Refugee Migration”, Gender Place and Culture (editor of special issue), forthcoming 2010.

2010

Jones, L. and D. Sage with G. Ó Tuathail, J. Hyndman, F, MacDonald, E. Gilbert and V. Mamadouh, “New Directions in Critical Geopolitics,” Geojournal [published online Jan. 21, 2009 at www.springerlink.com/content/75470501143010p6].

2009

Hyndman, J. “The Geopolitics of Parental Leave Among Academics,” editorial for Geoforum, 40 (1): 2-4, 2009.

2009

Fiedler, R., J. Hyndman, and N. Schuurman. “Locating Spatially Concentrated Risk of Homelessness amongst Recent Immigrants in Greater Vancouver”, RIIM #06-10, 2006.

2006

McLean, J., C. Friesen, & J. Hyndman. “The First 365 Days: Acehnese Refugees in Vancouver,” RIIM working paper #06-07, 2006, available at riim.metropolis.net.

2006

Hyndman, J. “Migration Wars: Refuge or Refusal?” Geoforum, 36(1): 3-6, 2005.

2005

Hyndman, J. “Musings from a North Paw” in Lines, an online journal from Sri Lanka, vol. 4 issue 1, May 2005, www.lines-magazine.org/

2005

Hyndman, J. “Revisiting Mackinder 1904-2004”, a commentary in The Geographical Journal, vol. 170, no. 4, pp. 380-383, December 2004.

2004

Hyndman, J. and M. de Alwis. “Capacity building, accountability and humanitarianism”, Forced Migration Review, issue 8, August 2000, pp. 16-19. [This article was reprinted in Pravada [a Sri Lankan periodical] : vol. 7 (2), 2001: 7-10.]

2000

Hyndman, J. “Globalization, Immigration, and the Gender Implications of Not Just Numbers in Canada”, in Refuge, vol. 18, no. 1, 1999, pp. 26-31.

1999

Hyndman, J. “Representing Refugee Women: Gender and Work in Three Kenyan Camps”, in Refuge, vol. 17, no. 1, 1998, pp. 10-15.

1998

Hyndman, J. “Managing and Containing Displacement after the Cold War: UNHCR and Somali refugees in Kenya”, Refuge, vol. 16, no. 5, 1997, pp. 6-10.

1997

Hyndman, J. “‘Refugee Self-Management’ and the Question of Governance,” Refuge, vol. 16, no. 2, 1997, pp. 16-22.

1997

Hyndman, J. “International Responses to Human Displacement: Neo-liberalism and Post-Cold War Geopolitics” in Refuge, vol. 15, no. 3, June 1996, pp. 5-9.

1996

Hyndman, J.“UNHCR: The State of the World’s Refugees”, a review essay in International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 8, no. 1/2, 1996, pp. 276-284.

1996

Professional Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Houston, S., J. Mclean, J. Hyndman, A. Jamal. “Methodologically Becoming Two/Too,” in Gender, Place and Culture 17(1): 61-79, 2010.

2010

Hyndman, J. “Acts of Aid: Neoliberalism in a war zone,” Antipode 41(5): 867-889, 2009.

2009

Hyndman, J. “Siting Conflict and Peace in Post-tsunami Sri Lanka and Aceh, Indonesia”, Norwegian Journal of Geography 63 (1): 89-96, 2009. [Reprinted in The Tsunami of 2004 in Sri Lanka: Impacts and Policy in the Shadow of Civil War, London: Routledge 2009.]

2009

Hyndman, J. and M. de Alwis. “Reconstituting the Subject: Displaced Women and Humanitarian Assistance in Sri Lanka,” Not Born a Refugee Woman, in N. Khanlou and M. Ahmed (eds.) (New York and Oxford: Berghahn Press, 2008), pp. 83-96.

2008

Hyndman, J. and A. Mountz. “Another brick in the wall? Neo-refoulement & the externalisation of asylum in Europe & Australia," Government & Opposition, 43(2), 249-269, 2008.

2008

Hyndman, J. “Feminism, Conflict and Disasters in Post-tsunami Sri Lanka”, Gender, Technology and Development, 12 (1): 101-121, 2008. [Reprinted in After the Waves (eds.) N. de Mel et al. Colombo: Social Scientists Association, pp. 17-41, 2009].

2008

Hyndman, J. “Feminist Geopolitics revisited: body counts in Iraq,” The Professional Geographer, 59(1): 35-46, 2007.

2007

Hyndman, J. “The Securitization of Fear in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 97(2): 361-372, 2007.

2007

Mountz, A. and J. Hyndman. “Feminist Approaches to the Global Intimate”, Women’s Studies Quarterly, 34(1-2): 446-463, 2006.

2006

Sherrell, K. and J. Hyndman. “Global minds, local bodies: Kosovar Transnational connections beyond British Columbia”, Refuge, 23(1): 76-96, 2006.

2006

Fiedler, R., N. Schuurman, and J. Hyndman, “Hidden Homelessness in Greater Vancouver”, Cities, vol. 23(3): 205-216, 2006.

2006

Fiedler, R., N. Schuurman, & J. Hyndman. “Improving Census-based Socioeconomic GIS for Public Policy,” in ACME: international critical geographies, 4(1): 145-171, 2006.

2006

Hyndman, J. and J. Mclean. “Settling Like a State: Acehnese Refugees in Vancouver,” Journal of Refugee Studies 19(3): 345-360, 2006.

2006

Hyndman, J., N. Schuurman, and R. Fiedler. “Size Matters: Attracting Immigrants to Canadian Cities,” Journal of International Migration and Integration, 7 (1): 1-26, 2006.

2006

Sherrell, K., J. Hyndman, and F. Preniqi. “Sharing the Wealth, Spreading the 'Burden': The Non-metropolitan Settlement of Kosovar Refugees in British Columbia,” Canadian Journal of Ethnic Studies, 37: 76-96, 2005.
Reprinted in Inequality in Canada: A Reader on the Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class in Canada, 2nd edition (ed.) V. Zawilski, University of Oxford Press, 2009.

2005

Hyndman, J. and M. de Alwis. "Bodies, Shrines, and Roads: Violence, (Im)mobility, and Displacement in Sri Lanka", Gender, Place and Culture, vol. 11, no. 4, 2004, pp. 535-57. [Reprinted in Asian Migrations: Sojourning, Displacement, Homecoming and Other Travels, (eds.) B. P. Lorente, N. Piper, Shen Sui-Hua, and B. S. A. Yeoh. Singapore: Asian Research Institute, pp. 25-49, 2005].

2004

Hyndman, J. “Mind the gap: bridging feminist and political geography through geopolitics”, Political Geography, volume 23, pp. 307-322, 2004.

2004

Hyndman, J. “Aid, Conflict, and Migration: the Canada-Sri Lanka Connection” in The Canadian Geographer, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 251-268, 2003.

2003

Hyndman, J. “Beyond Either/Or: A feminist analysis of September 11th", in ACME: an international e-journal of critical geographies, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-13, 2003. [Reprinted in The Geopolitics Reader, 2nd ed., eds. G. O Tuathail, S. Dalby, and P. Routledge, 2006].

2003

Hyndman, J. and M. de Alwis. "Beyond Gender: Towards A Feminist Analysis of Humanitarianism and Development in Sri Lanka" Women's Studies Quarterly, vol. 31, no. 3-4, pp. 212-226, 2003.

2003

Hyndman, J. “Preventive, Palliative, or Punitive? Safe spaces in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Somalia, and Sri Lanka”, in Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 167-85, 2003.

2003

Hyndman, J. "Business and Bludgeon at the Border: a transnational political economy of human displacement in Thailand and Burma", Geojournal 55, pp. 39-46, 2002.

2002

Hyndman, J. “Change and Challenge at UNHCR: a retrospective of the past 50 years”, Refuge, 20: 1, 2001, pp. 45-53.

2001

Hyndman, J. “The Field as Here and Now, Not There and Then”, Geographical Review, 2001, vol. 91, no. 1-2, pp. 262-272.

2001

Hyndman, J. “Towards a Feminist Geopolitics”, The Canadian Geographer, vol. 45, no. 2, 2001, pp. 210-222.

2001

Hyndman, J. “Gender and Geography at Work: The Perils of Perfect Pluralism at UNHCR”, Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 19, no. 4, 2000, pp. 48-53.

2000

Hyndman, J. and M. Walton-Roberts. “Interrogating Borders: A Transnational Approach to Refugee Research in Vancouver”, Canadian Geographer, 44: 3, 2000, pp. 244-258.

2000

Hyndman, J. “A Post-Cold War Geography of Forced Migration in Kenya and Somalia”, in The Professional Geographer, 51 (1): 104-114, 1999.

1999

Hyndman, J. “Gender and Canadian Immigration Policy: A Current Snapshot”, Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 19, no. 3, 1999, pp. 6-10.

1999

Hyndman, J. and M. Walton-Roberts. “Migration and Nation: Burmese Refugees in Vancouver,” RIIM working paper #99-07, February 1999.

1999

Moss, P, K. J. DeBres, A. Cravey, J. Hyndman, K. Hirschboeck, and M. Masucci. “Towards Mentoring as Feminist Praxis: Strategies for Ourselves and Others”, co-authored by in Journal of Geography for Higher Education, 23(3): 413-427, 1999.

1999

Hyndman, J. “Managing Difference: Gender and Culture in Humanitarian Emergencies”, in Gender, Place, and Culture, 5 (3): 241-260, 1998.

1998

Kirby, A. and J. Hyndman. “The Americanization of American Geography,” GeoJournal, 45.1-2:51-56, 1998.

1998

Hyndman, J. and B. V. Nylund.“UNHCR and The Status of Prima Facie Refugee Status in Kenya”, International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 10, no. 1, 1998, pp. 21-48.

1998

Hyndman, J. “Border Crossings” in Antipode, 29:2, 1997, pp. 149-176.

1997

Hyndman, J. “Solo Feminism: A Lesson in Space” in Antipode, 27:2, 1995, pp. 197-207.

1995

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

“The Fate of Those Who Wait: Feminization of Refugees in Camps”, paper presented at the Intl. Assoc. of Studies in Forced Migration, Nicosia, Cyprus, June 27-July 2, 2009.

2009

"'Peacebuilding' in Sri Lanka: The NGOization of civil society", paper presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers, University of Victoria, May 29, 2003.

2003

"Bodies that Pass: Security, Identity and Mobility in Sri Lanka," co-authored with M. de Alwis (2nd author), Assoc. of American Geographers, New Orleans, March 4-8, 2003.

2003

“Feminist Geopolitics and the Question of Security for Whom?”, paper presented at Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, April 18-21, 2002.

2002

"Gender and Conflict in a Global Context," presented by (first) co-author W. Giles and presented by W. Giles at "Making Gender/Making Policy", an international conference sponsored by the International Geographical Union (IGU), Toronto, June 1-2, 2002.

2002

"Gender, Nation, and Conflict in Sri Lanka: a feminist perspective", invited presentation at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, November 14, 2002.

2002

“Linking Aid and Security: Implications for Countries in Conflict,” invited talk to the Fletcher School of Diplomacy and the Feinstein Famine Center, TUFTS University, April 25, 2002.

2002

“Ordering Disorder: Managing 'the displaced' as liminal subjects”, invited talk at a Sex, Race, and Globalization Conference, University of Arizona, Tucson, April 5-6, 2002.

2002

“Aid, Trade, and Migration: the Canada-Sri Lanka Context”, a presentation to the Canadian Association of Geographers, Montréal, May 30-June 2, 2001.

2001

“Re-stating Feminist Geography - A Research Agenda” in ‘Gendering the State’, a special session at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New York, February 28, 2001.

2001

“Roads, Shrines, and Bodies: economies of (im)mobility and war in Sri Lanka”, invited lecture in the Rose Marie Rogers Seminar Series on Refugees and Forced Migration at the Fletcher School of International Diplomacy and Feinstein International Famine Center, TUFTS University, February 23, 2001.

2001

“Studying Refugee Women and International Policy”, invited panelist at the ‘Connecting Scholarship and Activism: Global Perspectives Conference of the Sociologists for Women in Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, February 1-4, 2001.

2001

“The Politics of Service Delivery in Conflict Zones”, invited talk as an Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) visiting speaker to the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, January 8, 2001.

2001

“The Shifting Boundaries of Aid and Security”, paper given at the American Association of Geographers annual meeting, March 19-23, 2001, Los Angeles.

2001

“Towards a Feminist Geopolitics II”, an invited talk presented to the University of British Columbia’s Geography department, November 9th, 2001.

2001

“Feminism, Critical Geopolitics, and Humanitarian Assistance”, American Association of Geographers annual meeting, Pittsburgh, April 4-8, 2000.

2000

“The Respatialization of Forced Migration in the Transnational Moment”, presentation to the 5th International Metropolis Conference, Vancouver, November 13-15, 2000.

2000

“Towards a Feminist Geopolitics”, the Inaugural Suzanne Mackenzie Memorial Lecture, Canadian Association of Geographers, St. Catharines, June 2, 2000.

2000

“Towards a feminist geopolitics”, invited talk, Geography Department, Queen’s University, Kingston, March 3, 2000.

2000

“Towards a Transnational Feminist Geopolitics”, invited talk to the Dept. of Geography, University of Washington, Seattle, April 28, 2000.

2000

"A New Global Warfare? Critical Geopolitics and the Decentered State", presentation to the Annual Association of American Geographers, March 1999, Honolulu.

1999

“Managing Difference: Constructing Gender and Nation in Humanitarian Emergencies”, International Studies Association Annual Meeting, February 20, 1999, Washington D.C.

1999

“Safe Spaces and Messy Traces: A Humanitarian Retreat”, invited presentation to the Fletcher School of Law and Dipomacy & Feinstein Famine Center, TUFTS University, April 16, 1999.

1999

“The right to an adequate standard of living: the case of Sri Lanka”, with Malathi de Alwis, an invited presentation to the UNICEF expert meeting on “Gender Dimensions of Internal Displacement”, New York, June 14 & 15, 1999.

1999

“A Geography of Forced Migration in Post-Cold War Kenya and Somalia,” presented to the Annual Meeting of American Association of Geographers, Boston, March 27, 1998.

1998

“Business and Bodies Across Borders: Transnational Political Economy and Human Rights in Thailand and Burma,” presented at the International Studies Association Conference, Minneapolis, March 18, 1998.

1998

“Looking Awry: the Global Economic Emphasis of the 1998 Legislative Review and its Gendered Implications for Refugees and Immigrants”, presented to Annual Meeting of Canadian Association of Geographers, Ottawa, Canada, June 5, 1998.

1998

“Transnational Connections: Community-based Research with the Burmese Democratic Organization in Vancouver, invited presentation to the Research on Immigration and Integration in the Metropolis (RIIM) Centre, Vancouver, July 9, 1998.

1998

“Business and Bludgeon at the Border: Transnationalism across the Thai-Burma Frontier”, presentation to the Inaugural International Critical Conference in Geography, Vancouver, B.C., August 11-13, 1997.

1997

“Community Partnership and Social Integration: Working with the Burmese Democratic Organisation in Vancouver”, co-authored and presented by Margaret Walton-Roberts to the Second National Conference of Metropolis, Montréal, November 24, 1997.

1997

“Transnational displacement and political practice”, presentation to the American Association of Geographers annual conference, Forth Worth, Texas, April, 5, 1997.

1997

“Inside and Outside the Project: Gendered Geographies of Refugee Work,” Special Session: Gender and Economy, presentation to the CAG, Saskatoon, May 13-16, 1996.

1996

“Organizing Women: UN Approaches to Gender and Culture Among the Displaced” international meeting of the Women in Conflict Zones Network, York University, Toronto, November 16-18, 1996.

1996

“‘Race’ from the Border,” presentation to the annual conference of the Association of American Geographers, Charlotte, N.C., April 10-13, 1996.

1996

“Managing Transnational Displacement: Strategies of Containment after the Cold War,” guest lecture presented to the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, November 1995.

1995

“Out of Africa – the Refugee Lottery”, conference paper presented to the Canadian Association of Geographers, Montréal, June 4, 1995.

1995

“Supra-Citizen & Sub-Citizen: Subjects at the Border”, paper presented to PAPER/SCISSORS/ROCK Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, May 27, 1995.

1995

“UN Assistance to Refugees and the Politics of Mobility,” paper presented to the International Geographical Union’s ‘Gender & Migration’ Symposium, University of Pretoria, South Africa, April 9, 1995.

1995

“On the Border in Space and Text: Organizing Refugees,” paper presented to the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, March 29, 1994.

1994

Conference Proceedings

Publication
Year

“The Geography of Education in Long-Term Refugee Camps” for the Borderless Education Conference, York University, April 9-11, 2010.

2010

“The Securitization of Forced Migration: The Conundrum of Refugees in Limbo”, AAG Conference/Meeting, Washington D.C., April 14, 2010.

2010

“The State of Geopolitics in the 21st Century”, invited presentation, ‘Geopolitics 2010’ workshop in Alexandria VA, April 13, 2010.

2010

“Disaster Diplomacy and Precarious Peace in Aceh,” co-presented with A. Waizenegger at the AAG Meeting in Las Vegas, March 23, 2009.

2009

“Feminist Geopolitics meets Refugee Studies”, International Studies Association Meeting, New York, Feb. 15-18, 2009 (Invitation/sponsorship from Oxford University).

2009

“The Question of 'the Political' in Critical Geopolitics: Querying the 'Child Soldier' in the 'War on Terror'”, Canadian Association of Geographers, Ottawa, May 27-30, 2009.

2009

“Defining feminist politics in the 21st century”,” invited talk at ‘Reimagining the Future’ Women in Conflict Zones International Conference, May 15-18, 2008, Dubrovnik.

2008

“From Legal to 'Extra': the rise of geopolitics and its critics”, invited keynote address, ‘Critical Geopolitics 2008’ Conference, Sept. 23-24, 2008, Durham University, England.

2008

“Methodologically Becoming Two/Too: Collaborative Knowledge Production and 'Team Ismaili'”, presented by S. Houston on behalf of S. Houston, J. McLean, J. Hyndman, A. Jamal at the Association of American Geographers Meeting, April 15, 2008, Boston.

2008

“Waiting: Linking Protracted Refugee Situations to Asylum Policies in the Global North” at Intl. Association of Studies in Forced Migration, January 6-10, 2008, Cairo

2008

“Another brick in the wall? Fear, asylum and neo-refoulement,” invited presentation to The Refugee in Trans/National Politics and Society: Representation, Contestation & Control Workshop,’ Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, May 17-18, 2007.

2007

“Gendering Disasters: Loss, Survival & Conflict in Post-tsunami Sri Lanka,” invited Newcomb College 2007 Summit, Tulane University, New Orleans, Feb. 8-11, 2007.

2007

“Migration Wars: the geopolitics of fear”, at the 5th International Conference in Critical Geographies, Mumbai, India, Dec. 3-6, 2007.

2007

“Protracted Refugee Situations: Challenges to Settlement in Canada,” invited presentation to the 9th National Metropolis Conference, Toronto, March 1-4, 2007.

2007

“The Politics of Community-based Research”, invited presentation to the RAP and Refugee Resettlement in Canada Conference, Vancouver, Canada, February 19-23, 2007.

2007

“The Respatialization of Asylum”, Con/founding Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, Centre for Refugee Studies, Toronto, November 1-3, 2007.

2007

“War and Family in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka”, at the Annual AAG Meeting, San Francisco, April 17-21, 2007.

2007

“War, Feminism, and Geopolitics: Where do we go from here?”, invited talk, Women's Studies Program Annual Speaker's Series, Syracuse University, October 24, 2007.

2007

“Feminist meets Political: geographies of rapprochement”, invited by Department of Geography speakers series, University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 14, 2006.

2006

“Gender, Space, and Security in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka”, International Association of Studies in Forced Migration, Toronto, June 18-22, 2006.

2006

“Becoming Ismaili: Scales of Identity” and “Methodologically Becoming Too,” co-presented with A. Jamal, S. Houston, J. McLean at Pacific Northwest Symposium, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, May 12, 2006.

2006

“Attracting Immigrants: On service provision, report cards, and the presence of family and friends”, 10th International Metropolis Conference, Toronto, October 17-21.

2005

“Performing the Pass: Conflict, Mobility, and Displacement in Sri Lanka”, invited talk by the National University of Singapore for conference, Asian Migrations: Sojourning, Displacement, Homecoming and Other Travels, Singapore, September 20th, 2005.

2005

“Spaces of Hope and Fear: the tsunami effect,” invited plenary session at the AAG meeting, Denver, April 5-8, 2005.

2005

“The Field, the camps, and the pull of the practical”, 9th International Conference of IASFM, São Paulo, Brazil January 9-13, 2005.

2005

“Tsunami waves: political geographies of nation and gender in Sri Lanka,” Department of Geography, Founders Seminar, Carleton University, November 9, 2005 (similar talk presented to Centre for Refugee Studies, November 1, and Dept of Geography, York University, November 2, 2005, both by invitation).

2005

“Another Brick in the Wall? The Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement,” in ‘Refuge or Refusal? Emerging Migration Strategies in Europe and North America’ at the 9th International Metropolis Conference, Geneva, Sept. 27-30, 2004.

2004

“Conflict, Displacement, and Aid: Changing Borders between Sri Lanka and Canada”, invited panel at American Sociological Association Convention, San Francisco, August 14-17, 2004.

2004

“House Matters: Displacement and Sanctuary in a Transnational Context”, invited keynote presentation to ‘House: loss, refuge and belonging conference’ at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, September 16-18, 2004.

2004

“Refugee Transnationalism: Kosovars in British Columbia”, with K. Sherrell, 8th National Metropolis Conference, Montreal, March 25-28, 2004

2004

“Securing States or Refugees? The Canada-US Safe Third Country Agreement”, Canadian Association of Geographers, Annual Meeting, Moncton, May 25-29, 2004.

2004

"'Refugees' in Sri Lanka: livelihoods and security for whom?" presentation at the 8th Biannual Conference of The International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) on "Forced Migration and Global Processes", Chiang Mai, Thailand, 5-9 January, 2003.

2003

“Aid, Conflict, and Migration: the Canada-Sri Lanka Connection”, an invited talk to MIT, Harvard, TUFTS seminar series on International Migration, April 1, 2003.

2003

"Developing a Sector-Based Research Agenda", co-authored and co-presented with Chris Friesen, National Metropolis Conference, Edmonton, March 21-24, 2003.

2003

“Displacing the Refugee Subject in Current Humanitarian Discourse", keynote address to 'Borders, Perspectives and Emerging Lives,' a symposium at the Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, October 17, 2003.

2003

"Mind the gap: bridging feminist and political geography through geopolitics", invited seminar presentation, Dept. of Geography, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 24, 2003.

2003

Research Reports

Publication
Year

Hyndman, J. (2008) “Waiting for What? The Humanitarian Dilemma of Protracted Refugee Situations at Home and Abroad”, Metropolis World Bulletin, vol. 8: 24-28.

2008

de Alwis, M. and J. Hyndman. Capacity-Building in Conflict Zones: A Feminist Analysis of Humanitarian Assistance in Sri Lanka, ICES, Colombo, January 2002.

2002

Hyndman, J. and C. Friesen. "Developing a Sector-based Research Agenda", October 2002; available at < http://www.amssa.org/programs/iicc/agendafinal.pdf >.

2002

Hyndman, J. and M. de Alwis. “Gender, Conflict, and Displacement: Lessons Learned from Sri Lanka”, report published by UNICEF, Office of Emergency Programs, New York, 1999.

1999

Hyndman, J. “Supra-Citizen & Sub-Citizen: Subjects at the Border”, Paper/Scissors/Rock Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, May 27, 1995. (published 1996)

Hyndman, J. “UN Assistance to Refugees and the Politics of Mobility” published in Migration and Gender: Place, Time and People Specific (eds.) J. Fairhurst, I. Booysen, and P. Hattingh as ‘IGU Gender and Migration Symposium’ proceedings, April 1995.

1995

Ocran, A., J. Hyndman, & N. Jamieson, “Industrial Homework & Employment Standards,” a research report funded by the B.C. Minister of Women’s Equality, 1993.

1993

Public Lectures

Publication
Year

“Disaster Diplomacy: War-Tsunami-Nationalism in Aceh and Sri Lanka”, invited lecture at Harvard University, Cambridge, February 17, 2010.

2010

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

Hyndman, J. “Feminist Geopolitics Meets Refugee Studies”, chapter forthcoming (eds.) A. Betts and G. Loescher Refugees in International Relations, Oxford University Press.

Houston, S., J. Hyndman, A. Jamal, and J. Mclean. “Methodological Innovations of Team Research,” forthcoming in Qualitative Inquiry.

Hyndman, J. “The Question of the Political in Critical Geopolitics: Querying the 'Child Soldier' in the 'War on Terror'” forthcoming in Political Geography.

Waizenegger, A. & J. Hyndman. “Two Solitudes: post-tsunami & post-conflict Aceh”, forthcoming in Disasters.

Hyndman, J. and W. Giles. “Waiting: Linking Protracted Refugee Situations to Asylum Policies in the Global North", forthcoming in Gender, Place, and Culture.



Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2020 EU/GEOG4880 3.0 A Spaces of Conflict, Violence, and Power SEMR
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HREQ2310 6.0 B Intro to Refugee and Migration Studies LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/HREQ2310 6.0 B Intro to Refugee and Migration Studies LECT
Winter 2021 GS/DVST5123 3.0 M Forced Migration and Refugee Issues SEMR