Kickoff contribution by Bronwen Manby. Comments by Diego Acosta, Irene Bloemraad, Barbara von Ruette, Sanzhuan Guo , Sujata Ramachandran , Erin Aeran Chung, Christine Hobden, Alfred Babo, Luicy Pedroza, Imke Harbers,Amal de Chickera, Yonatan T. Fessha, Lillian Frost, Ibrahima KaneRainer Bauböck and, Bronwen Manby
Three of GLOBALCIT’s co-directors (Rainer Bauböck, Jelena Džankić and Jo Shaw) want to welcome Professor Maarten Vink’s appointment as Professor of Citizenship Studies at the European University Institute, within the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. Congratulations on this richly deserved accolade!
Traditionally understudied by scholars of social policy, migration and territorial politics, the rescaling of socio-economic and cultural policies to the subnational level has, combined with decentralisation reforms, turned immigrant integration, encompassing the socio-economic, cultural-religious and legal-political realms, into a competence of sub-national authorities.
After the last amendment, that took place in 2018, the Portuguese Nationality Act was revised once again on the 10th November 2020. These amendments involve a major revision of the basic principles of the Portuguese Nationality Law.