2022 In-Person Dissertation Workshop: Citizenship and Migration

Citizenship and Migration

DEADLINE: June 10, 2022 | Apply here!

This workshop will be held in-person at in-person at the 2022 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, September 14 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Proposals are welcomed from PhD candidates working on any aspect of citizenship and/or migration.


Highlights by the APSA Migration and Citizenship Organized Section:

  • The local, national, transnational, international, and global politics of voluntary and forced migration, including political attitudes and orientations both towards and of all categories of migrants, including refugees and asylum seekers, internally displaced persons, and economic, family, circular, business, high-skilled, and irregular migrants;
  • Immigration and emigration policies and laws, including the international relations, international political economy, and political philosophy aspects of such policies and laws;
  • Immigrant integration and refugee resettlement policies and their implementation, including immigrant and refugee civic engagement, political incorporation, and citizen-making;
  • Border and security studies as well as studies on intranational, regional, transnational, and international cooperation on the management and control of migration;
  • The changing meanings and practices of citizenship, including the relationship between citizenship and identity, gender, multiculturalism, race and ethnicity, racism and xenophobia, human rights, indigenous peoples, empires and imperialism, civic engagement, transnationality, welfare, and public policy;
  • The relationship between citizenship and transformations in or political contestation of sovereignty and political community, including state formation or disintegration, nationalism, sovereignty or secession movements, language, ethnic or other minorities, the politics of diaspora mobilization (including conflicts, democratization, voting, and economic development), and subnational, supranational (e.g., European Union), multilevel, corporate, or global citizenship;
  • The politics of nationality and citizenship (and the distinctions between them), including the moral and empirical rights and obligations attached to citizenship, comparative or historical nationality law, statelessness, and policies and practices concerning the acquisition and loss of nationality through such procedures as naturalization and expatriation as well as dual or multiple citizenship.

More information about APSA’s Dissertation Workshops can be found here.