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 essay submissions to the GLOBALCIT – Rainer Bauböck 2024 Essay Award on the Global State of Citizenship: Deadline 30 April 2024

Call for papers: “Migrant Regularization: Processes, Pathways, and Mechanisms linking Status to Citizenship” workshop of IMISCOE’s Standing Committee on Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation (10-11 September 2024, Mexico city and hybrid); Deadline for proposals 10 March 2024

Call for papers: “Losing, Retaining, Reclaiming the Citizenship of the Former Colonial Power: Comparative Perspectives from 1945 to the Present” (18-19 June 2024, Paris); Deadline for proposals 15 March 2024

New literature

Zaglul Haider
Biharis in Bangladesh: Transition from Statelessness to Citizenship
Palgrave Macmillan 

İdil Akıncı-Pérez
Circumstantial Citizenship: UAE Born Syrians and Their Complex Journeys to Long-Term Security
International Migration Review 2023

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