Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT)

The Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT) is an online observatory committed to fact-based and non-partisan analysis of citizenship laws and electoral rights around the world. We are a global research network based at the European University Institute as part of the Global Governance Programme at the Robert Schuman Centre. Learn more about us.


Call for papers: Multiple Citizenships: Mobility as a Heritage and as a Horizon, Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, deadline: 1 December 2021

Workshop: (Dis)enfranchising migrants. Patterns and politics of granting voting rights to non-citizen residents and non-resident citizens in contemporary democracies, European University Institute, 6-7 December 2021

Global Citizenship Seminar: From industrial to digital citizenship. Rethinking social rights in cyberspace, European University Institute, 9 December 2021

Call for papers: Citizenship from Paper to Practice: Perspectives on the Implementation Gap, University of Neuchâtel, deadline: 10 December 2021

GLOBALCIT Publications

Effective consular protection of unrepresented EU citizens in third countries during the COVID-19 pandemic : law and policy

The state and the citizen-as-migrant : how free movement changes the social contract

Report on political participation of mobile EU citizens : Bulgaria

Report on political participation of mobile EU citizens : Greece

Report on Citizenship Law: Guinea-Bissau

New literature

Ekow N. Yankah
Compulsory Voting and Black Citizenship
Fordham Law Review

Tommaso Milani, Simon Bauer, Marie Carlson, Andrea Spehar and Kerstin von Brömssen
Citizenship as status, habitus and acts: Language requirements and civic orientation in Sweden
Citizenship Studies

Jonathan Tonge, Thomas Loughran and Andrew Mycock
Voting Age Reform, Political Partisanship and Multi-Level Governance in the UK: The Party Politics of ‘Votes-at-16’
Parliamentary Affairs, 2021

More studies