In February 2021, the Supreme Court decided that Shamima Begum should not be allowed back into the UK to conduct her appeal against the deprivation of her citizenship. This decision is a victory for discretionary use of expansive state powers under minimal judicial scrutiny.
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!
Immigration and Multicultural Citizenship in Europe: Insights from the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Kickoff contribution by Jelena Džankić and Rainer Bauböck.
Comments by Diego Acosta, John Torpey, Michael Doyle, Janine Prantl, and Mark James Wood, Rebecca Buxton , Valeria Ottonelli and Tiziana Torresi, Oreva Olakpe and Anna Triandafyllidou, Yasemin Nuhoḡlu Soysal, Julija Sardelić, Leanne Weber, Lorenzo Piccoli, Caroline Nalule, and Gezim Krasniqi
In this blog post, Solomon Oseghale Momoh summarises his PhD research on the gaps in the nationality law and policy of Nigeria, with a particular focus on safeguards for people exposed to the risk of statelessness. Momoh emphasises the need to transpose the 1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons into domestic law and, crucially, the need for Nigeria to develop a statelessness determination procedure. Read More …
Juan Galeano, Aurélie Pont and Philippe Wanner
A Longitudinal Analysis of Naturalization and International Migration in Switzerland, 2011–2017
Journal of International Migration and Integration
The nationality provisions in the Nationality and Borders Bill, currently progressing through the UK Parliament, are, with one exception, broadly progressive as they aim to rectify historic injustices and discrimination, contrasting with other parts of the Bill, which have been widely condemned. This blog post explains the background to and effects of the nationality clauses. Read More …
This blog articles introduces the ISI Global Seminar Series on Citizenship Stripping, which aim to unpack and understand the background of and problems around deprivation of nationality. Each of the Seminars presents a different perspective by key experts on the issue, and is accompanied by a Lecture & Debate Kit. Read More …