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.
PhD candidate Johanna Hase presented her work on the narration of constitutional identity at the Qualitative Research in Law conference in Brno, Czech Republic.
Talk: Citizenship Without Consent
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.
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.
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.
Liav Orgad speaks on Blockchain Govenance at an event hosted by the Bocconi University in Milan.
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.
Global Indivitual Responsibility
Liav Orgad speaks on the role of the citizens in refugee integration a a workshop at LMU
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
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
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.
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
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'.
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.
Workshop: European Blockchain
Participants in this workshop debate the future impact and implications of blockchain technologies on existing governance structures and regulatory regimes.
Workshop: Varieties of Citizenship
During the workshop, researchers discuss citizenship regimes; global trends in citizenship policies; and technological opportunities for existing frameworks of citizenship.
Panel Discussion: Global Identity Crisis
Roberto Stefan Foa, Jón Gnarr, Senad Šepić, Michael Žantovský and Liav Orgad discuss 'Globalization And Identity Crisis' at the Forum 2000 conference in Prague.
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EU Migration after Brexit
Liav Orgad speaks on Ethical Dilemmas in Immigrant Education at a Conference hosted by the University of Toronto