• Source: Scopus
  • Calculated based on no. of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
20052020

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research Biography

With both a law and cultural theory background I undertake critical interdisciplinary research in the areas of sovereignty, colonialism, austerity and borders.

I am interested in the multiple ways in which law is implicated in racial relations.  In the Australian context I have been writing about the Constitutional Recognise campaign which culminated in the recommendation for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament also known as the Uluru Statement from the Heart.  Here is a recent commentary https://www.abc.net.au/religion/why-mining-giants-are-backing-an-indigenous-voice-to-parliament/10815008

My current research project is titled "Sovereign Debt, Austerity and the Endurance of Colonialism" and interconnects for the first time, the effaced sovereign debt crisis of Australia with the imperialising economic order in contemporary Greece. This project examines contemporary issues of global significance such as: austerity, neo-liberalism, economic development and asylum crises.

A recent paper in Continuum examines the role of referendums in perpetuating sovereign debt and colonialism in both Australia and Greece. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10304312.2016.1262098?scroll=top&needAccess=true

Research Interests

I am a law and cultural theory researcher working across the broad areas of race, sovereignty, migration and law. I am interested in supervising students on questions of: sovereign debt, compensation to Indigenous peoples, Australia's refugee policy, offshore processing, extraterritorial application of refugee law, carceral expansion and offshore refugee prisons.

HDR students interested in working on on debt and racial governance, austerity and colonial power, migratory austerity should get in touch.

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Maria Giannacopoulos is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 3 Similar Profiles

Network

Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.