Spring 2022

Attachment Issues

Ashley Mantha-Hollands has a forthcoming article entitled “Attachment Issues” with the William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal

Summer 2022

Ashley awarded with Fellowship

Congratulations to Ashley Mantha-Hollands for earning the WZB World Merit Fellowship for a stay at Columbia Law School this summer!

March 2022

WZB Mitteilungen

Ashley Mantha-Hollands published an article in the WZB Mitteilungen called ‘Zuerst Mutter, dann Bürgerin' 

Center for Constitutional Challenges

Congratulations to Liav Orgad for launching a new Center for Constitutional Challenges (CCC) at Reichman University, Israel

08.03.2022

Presentation in Oxford

On International Women’s day Ashley Mantha-Hollands presented her research paper “International Citizenship Law: A Feminist Approach” at the Philosophy and Borders Conference at Oxford University

Center for Technology and Transnational Challenges

Congratulations to Liav Orgad for launching a new Center for Technology and Transnational Challenges (STC) at Peking University School of Transnational Law

29.11.-01.12.2021

Virtual Conference

Liav Orgad speaks at a conference organized by the Cities and Human Mobility Research Collaborative

12.11.2021

Citizenship in Europe

What Does it Mean to Be a Citizen in Europe? Opening discussion with Kalypso Nicolaïdis and Liav Orgad

October 2021-January 2022

Fellowship in Israel

From October until January, Johanna Hase is a visiting research fellow at the Hebrew University

Summer 2021

Summer Conferences

Johanna Hase and Ashley Mantha-Hollands presented their research at the IMISCOE, IPSA, CES & ECPR annual conferences

15.04.2021

Citizenship in Global Perspective

Ashley Mantha-Hollands presented her research on citizenship ‘links' at the GLOBALCIT seminar on 15 April 2021

13.04.2021

Naturalization Policies

Liav Orgad and Ashley Mantha-Hollands participated in an EUI workshop on comparative research of naturalisation policies globally

24.03.2021

Industrial & Digital Citizenship

Follow Federico Tomasello's presentation at the University of Neuchatel here

13.03.2021

Book Review

Ashley Mantha-Hollands and Liav Orgad reviewed Dimitry Kochenov’s new book Citizenship (MIT Press) for ICON

04.03.2021

New Working Paper

The RSCAS Paper "Revocation of Citizenship: The New Policies of Conditional Membership", co-edited by Émilien Fargues and Iseult Honohan, is available online

22.02.2021

Citizenship Revocation

Émilien Fargues spoke in a workshop organized at the Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs at Harvard

22.12.2020

How to Revive Liberalism?

Liav Orgad spoke on a Panel organized by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Jerusalem

21.12.2020

New Book Review

Johanna Hase commented on 'The People in Question' by Jo Shaw. Find the full review here

December 2020

New Publication

Ruud Koopmans and Liav Orgad published a WZB Discussion Paper on Majority-Minority Constellations

11.12.2020

Digitalization and Democracy

Liav Orgad speaks in a panel on Digital Social Contract at a the International Forum on Digital & Democracy

27.11.2020

Book Event

Liav Orgad participates in an online event on Ayelet Shachar's 'The Shifting Border' on December 2, 2020

09.11.2020

New Book Review

Ashley Mantha-Hollands  comments on two new books on citizenship: Yossi Harpaz' 'Citizenship 2.0' and Jelena Džankić's 'The Global Market for Investor Citizenship'. Find the whole review symposium here.

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ICLaw Online Book Event - Jo Shaw: The People in Question
08.10.2020

Book Event

Rogers Smith, Ayelet Shachar, Dieter Gosewinkel, Kriszta Kovács, Michael Riegner and Daniel Thym discuss her new book 'The People in Question' with Jo Shaw.

10.-12.09.2020

A Genealogy of Citizenship

Liav Orgad, Dieter Gosewinkel and Federico Tomasello organize a workshop that traces the making of new citizens throughout history. 

13.08.2020

New Publication

Wessel Reijer's new paper on reponsible innovation is available here

01.08.2020

Appointment to Shenzhen

Liav Orgad is a new Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the Peking University School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China

10.07.2020

New Publication

Liav Orgad's article "Forced to be Free" is forthcoming with the Harvard Human Rights Journal

15.06.2020

Narrating the Pandemic

Johanna Hase discusses the implications of how the COVID-19 pandemic is narrated in the new 'WZB Mitteilungen'

30.04.2020

SPIN Grant

Congratulations to Federico Tomasello on a Supporting Principal Investigators grant awarded by the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice!

27.04.2020

New Op-Ed

Ashley Mantha-Hollands' and Liav Orgad's opinion piece 'The Future of Handshaking' on what coronavirus can teach us about tolerance has been published on Verfassungsblog, in the Tagesspiegel, and on Swissinfo.

15.04.2020

New Working Paper

Liav Orgad and Wessel Reijers show how the Chinese Social Credit System redefines the institution of citizenship in this working paper

17.03.2020

New Publication

Émilien Fargues is the co-editor of a new book that compares citizenship revocation across five countries, revealing government agendas and unintended consequences

04.03.2020

New Publication

The debate forum on urban citizenship is published as EUI Working Paper

25.02.2020

New Publication

Jules Lepoutre discusses in his article the justification of denationalisation after long-term emigration

10.01.2020

New TED Talk

Our advisory board member Kalypso Nicolaïdis gave a TED Talk on divided politics - watch the talk here.

20.12.2019

New Research Grant

Congratulations to Primavera de Filippi, who was awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for her project on Blockchain and governance! 

19.12.2019

New Publication

A new contribution by Johanna Hase on "Local or Urban Citizenship?" was published in the debate forum "Cities vs States". 

11.12.2019

PhD Defense

Congratulations to our team member Émilien Fargues who successfully defended his dissertation and is now Doctor! 

04.12.2019

Urban Citizenship

Should urban citizenship be emancipated from nationality? Follow our debate forum

27.11.2019

GLOBALCIT Annual Conference

Last week, our team members Johanna Hase, Ashley Mantha-Hollands, Émilien Fargues and Federico Tomasello participated in the GLOBALCIT Annual Conference.

25.11.2019

New Publication

Does the rise of social credit systems in China and the West lead to a dystopian future? In this debate, leading scholars take a stand. 

08.11.2019

Workshop

The Law and Political Economy of Citizenship were addressed in a Workshop at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Liav Orgad acted as Commentator in the Law and Ethics Panel. 

06.11.2019

Digital Citizenship Collaboration

The WZB, CNRS, EUI and University of Florence are launching a new workshop series on digital citizenship, starting with an event on digital citizenship in cities. 

21.10.2019

Internship in Brussels

Our PhD Candidate Johanna is on leave for five months, during which she will explore European politics on citizenship and integration as a trainee in DG HOME.

03.10.2019

New Publication

The article on a global compact on citizenship by Johanna Hase and Ashley Mantha-Hollands, published in the jubilee edition of WZB Mitteilungen, is now available in English.

13.09.2019

New Team Members

ICLAW welcomes new team members at the EUI: Émilien Fargues works on citizenship refusal and revocation and Federico Tomasello explores the history of citizenship and labour.

15.08.2019

New Publication

Liav Orgad's "The Citizen-Makers: Ethical Dilemmas in Immigrant Integration" is forthcoming with the European Law Journal.

02.07.2019

Talk: Meanings of Brexit

Kalypso Nicolaïdis presents her book looking at Brexit through the myths of exodus, reckoning and sacrifice.

27.06.2019

Talk: Citizenship Narratives

Johanna Hase shares her research on citizenship narratives at the
16th Annual IMISCOE Conference in Malmö, Sweden.

26.06.2019

Talk: At Home in Two Countries?

Peter J. Spiro discusses new dilemmas of dual citizenship in the 21st century, Jules Lepoutre, Ashley Mantha-Hollands and Ursula Moffitt comment.

26.06.2019

Talk: Uncertain Futures

Ruvi Ziegler discusses the impact of Brexit on electoral rights of EU citizens in the UK and those of UK citizens in the EU in this talk.

18.06.2019

Talk: Mobility Convention

Michael Doyle presents the Model International Mobility Convention, a holistic and rights-based approach to human mobility. Nora Markard and Gerald Neuman comment.

17.06.2019

Debate: Chinese Social Credit

Does China’s Social Credit System lead to a dystopian future? In this debate, scholars take sides.

17.06.2019

Talk: HR in a Time of Populism

Gerald Neuman discusses how populism affects the international human rights regime and how monitoring bodies should respond, with comments by Michael Zürn and Mattias Kumm.

14.06.2019

Talk: Loyalty and Attachment

Ashley Mantha-Hollands discusses the conceptual overlaps and differences between loyalty and attachment in naturalization requirements at the Virtue of Loyalty conference in Oklahoma, US.

14.06.2019

Panel Discussion

Liav Orgad participates in a panel discussion on EU Citizenship and Member State Nationality at the Conference organized by the Department of Ethics, Law and Politics at the MPI-MMG.

10.06.2019

Distinguished Guests

This month, ICLAW welcomes Michael Doyle (Columbia), Gerald Neuman (Harvard), Kalypso Nicolaïdis (Oxford) and Peter Spiro (Temple).

29.-30.04.2019

Workshop: Blockchain Theory

The workshop investigates blockchain-based methods for the decentralised governance of citizenship and migration.

29.04.2019

Talk: Urban Citizenship

Rainer Bauböck explores urban citizenship in Western democratic states in this lecture.

27.04.2019

Panel Discussion

Is the rights framework the right framework for majority-minority relation? Liav Orgad chairs the discussion between Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Tariq Modood and Ruud Koopmans.

26.04.2019

Conversation

David Goodhart and Ayaan Hirsi Ali discuss radical Islamism and majority and minority rights at the 7th Annual MaD Conference.

25.04.2019

Keynote by Will Kymlicka

The political philosopher opens the "Majority and Minority Conference" with a talk on the enduring importance of nationhood in majority-minority relations.

25.-27.04.2019

7th Annual MaD Conference

In the "Majority and Minority Rights" conference, with a keynote by Will Kymlicka, an interdisciplinary group of prominent scholars discuss tensions between group rights in the context of diversity.

15.04.2019

New Publication

The debate forum on the development of Eu citizenship is now available as EUI Working Paper.

17.-19.03.2019

Migration - Borders - Identity

At a Gathering of the Global Forum of the National Library of Israel, Liav Orgad explores how immigration affects characteristics of the cultural identity of the absorbing society.

01.03.2019

New Publication

Jean-Thoma Arrighi's article on secessionism and citizenship in Scotland and Catalonia is now available online.

20.02.2019

Talk: Robot Citizenship

Mark Coeckelbergh argues in this lecture that robot citizenship, while seemingly an insult to the very concept, may reveal much about human politics.

30.01.2019

Keynote speech

The workshop addresses questions of law and ethics of China’s Social Credit System. The keynote held by Rogier Creemers (Leiden University) is available as a podcast.

28.01.2019

CfP: 3rd EJFF in London

LSE, WZB and EUI invite submissions for the 3rd European Junior Faculty Forum for Public Law and Jurisprudence at the London School of Economics and Political Science on June 10-11, 2019. CfP here.

16.01.2019

Eurozenship: Pro and Contra

Should EU citizenship be disentangled from member state nationality? In an online debate co-hosted by the Verfassungsblog the GCG project asks a number of eminent scholars to take sides.

17.12.2018

New Publication

GCG members Wessel Rejers, Primavera de Filippi and Liav Orgad are three of the authors of a new paper on the governance of blockchain technologies. It is available here.

30.11.2018

Talk: Citizenship Gamification

Liav Orgad discusses recent developments of the gamification of citizenship regimes at the international conference 'Blockchain, Public Trust, Law and Governance' at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

25.11.2018

Congrats to Jules Lepoutre

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.

08.11.2018

Majority and Minority's Rights

Liav Orgad talks at a conference on Controversial Multiculturalism in Rome

06.11.2018

Talk: International Mobility

Professor Michael W. Doyle (Columbia Law School) presents the Model International Mobility Convention (MIMC), a holistic and rights-based approach towards the international government of human mobility.

26.10.2018

Presentation: Narrating Constitutional Identity

PhD candidate Johanna Hase presented her work on the narration of constitutional identity at the Qualitative Research in Law conference in Brno, Czech Republic.

17.10.2018

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.

08.10.2018

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.

20.09.2018

Publication: Cloud Communities

The RSCAS Working Paper on "Cloud Communities", co-edited by Liav Orgad and Rainer Bauböck, is published in the edited volume "Debating Transformations of National Citizenship".

18.09.2018

Talk: Terrorism and 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.

20.07.2018

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.

12.-13.07.2018

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.

13.06.2018

Book Talk: Blockchain and the Law

Primavera De Filippi introduces her new book "Blockchain and the Law", which urges the legal systems to catch up with emerging technologies.

12.06.2018

Keynote Speech

Lawrence Lessig (Harvard Law School) opens the first workshop on "Emerging Technologies and the Future of Citizenship" with his Keynote Speech.

11.06.2018

New Publication

The RSCAS Working Paper "Cloud Communities: The Dawn of Global Citizenship?", co-edited by Liav Orgad and Rainer Bauböck, is now available online.

20.06.2019

Blockchain Conference

Liav Orgad speaks on Blockchain Govenance at an event hosted by the Bocconi University in Milan.

10.05.2018

New Website

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.

25.-27.04.2018

Global Indivitual Responsibility

Liav Orgad speaks on the role of the citizens in refugee integration a a workshop at LMU  

24.04.2018

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.

19.04.2018

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.

19.04.2018

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.

16.04.2018

New Debate: Cloud Communities

The GLOBALCIT debate on the potential and challenges of new technologies for the future of citizenship closes with Liav Orgad's rejoinder "The Future of Citizenship: Global and Digital". All contributions are available here.

22.-23.03.2018

Migration, Citizenship, Democracy II

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.

10.01.2018

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'.

15.12.2017

New Publication

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.

30.11.-1.12.2017

Workshop: European Blockchain

Participants in this workshop debate the future impact and implications of blockchain technologies on existing governance structures and regulatory regimes.

27.11.-28.11.2017

Workshop: Varieties of Citizenship

During the workshop, researchers discuss citizenship regimes; global trends in citizenship policies; and technological opportunities for existing frameworks of citizenship.

09.10.2017

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.

06./07.10.2017

EU Migration after Brexit

Liav Orgad speaks on Ethical Dilemmas in Immigrant Education at a Conference hosted by the University of Toronto

Research Article

Federico Tomasello published his research results on 'Three Shades of Urban-Digital Citzenship' with Taylor&Francis Online.