Annika Lindberg

Researcher, University of Gothenburg
Border Criminologies


Annika is a Researcher at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg and School of Social Work, HES-SO Valais. Her work focuses on European detention and deportation regimes, bureaucracy, and state violence, and draws on anthropology of the state and critical border studies. She is the author of Deportation Limbo: State violence and Contestations in the Nordicswhich offers an ethnography of Sweden and Denmark's regimes of encampment and incarceration of non-deported people, and co-author of Migrants Before the Law, a collective ethnography of bordering in Europe. Her current research engagements include a project on the geopolitics of deportation, on the one hand, and on the other, educational and research initiatives challenging borders and their inherent violence.

Research projects & programmes

Border Criminologies