The GCG project group congratulates Dr. Jules Lepoutre on his successful thesis defense. His dissertation focuses on the notions of state sovereignty and nationality law, examining to what extent states are still sovereign in defining their nationals.
Peter H. Schuck (Yale Law School) presents the US experience of birthright citizenship for children of undocumented migrants, arguing that it contradicts a constitutional commitment to consent-based membership.
Review: At Home in Two Countries
Liav Orgad's points of agreement and disagreement with Peter J. Spiro's recent "At Home in Two Countries: The Past and Future of Dual Citizenship" are available here.
Workshop: Toward EU Citizenship?
Participants debate the pros and cons of adopting a European Citizenship Law, and the common standards that should regulate acquisition and loss of Union citizenship.
The GCG project group hosts Professor Boaz Ganor, a leading expert on counterterrorism, for a talk on the challenge of terrorism and its connection to border control and citizenship governance at the EUI in Florence.
New Project: Digital Citizenship
In cooperation with WZB's Internet Policy Field, ICLAW starts a new project on digital citizenship, which explores the potential of scoring systems for enhancing active citizenship on the local level.
CfP: Majority and Minority Rights
The call for papers for the 7th annual conference on migration and diversity on the topic of 'Majority and Minority Rights' invites submissions until October 1, 2018.
EJFF 2018 in Florence
The second European Junior Faculty Forum brings together early and advanced scholars at the EUI in Florence, Italy, to discuss the junior researchers' projects in public law.
The Global Citizenship Governance project is co-hosted by the EUI in Florence, where it maintains a separate website, introducing its research, team, publications and events.
Constitutional Identity in Europe
In this panel discussion at the Goethe University Frankfurt, participants debate to what extent constitutional identity either produces new conflicts or helps ensuring recognition of plural constitutional traditions and concepts in the EU.
Attachment and Belonging: Panel Discussion
In this panel discussion, Alex Aleinikoff (The New School), Jelena Dzankic (EUI), Hiroshi Motomura (UCLA School of Law), Liav Orgad (EUI/WZB/IDC) and Rainer Bauböck (EUI) discuss fundamental dilemmas relating to membership and belonging, genuine ties and instrumental citizenship.
Attachment and Belonging: Lecture by Hiroshi Motomura
Hiroshi Motomura holds a lecture on the borders of citizenship from an American perspective, discussing why challenges to U.S. migration policies often take national belonging as their foundation, and why this is both essential and limited as a path to ethical borders.
Cloud Communities: The Dawn of Global Citizenship?
Workshop at Harvard University: Migration, Citizenship, Democracy
The second meeting of a workshop series is held at Harvard, focusing on 1) Concepts of Mobility and Migration; 2) Citizenship in a Paradigm of Mobility and De-centered States; 3) Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees.
Colloquium with Mathias Risse at the WZB Berlin
ICLAW hosts Mathias Risse, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, to discuss his paper 'On Movement and Membership, and on Being German in the World Society'.
Constitutional Identity in the Age of Global Migration
The German Law Journal publishes its Special Issue on Constitutional Identity in the Age of Global Migration. It was developed in two conferences, is edited by Jürgen Bast and Liav Orgad and available here.
European Blockchain Workshop at the EUI in Florence
Participants in this workshop debate the future impact and implications of blockchain technologies on existing governance structures and regulatory regimes.
Workshop at the EUI: Varieties of Citizenship in a Globalised World
During the workshop, researchers discuss citizenship regimes; global trends in citizenship policies; and technological opportunities for existing frameworks of citizenship.
Forum 2000 Panel Discussion on Global Identity Crisis in Prague
Roberto Stefan Foa, Jón Gnarr, Senad Šepić, Michael Žantovský and Liav Orgad discuss 'Globalization And Identity Crisis' at the Forum 2000 conference in Prague.
Workshop at the WZB Berlin: Migration, Citizenship, Democracy
In the first of a series of workshops, participants discuss democracy and citizenship, the changes to the empirical and normative landscape brought about by global migration, and resulting ethical dilemmas.