Masterclass: The Political Value of Time: Citizenship, Duration and Democratic Justice.
This masterclass is co-organised by the ACES - FMG Migration Network and the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES)
This masterclass will braid together ideas about citizenship and immigration research with more practical suggestions about academic trajectories in the field.
The goal is to examine a set of ideas not just for whether they make intellectual contributions to the study of migration and membership, but also for patterns in how to develop a research program and transition from early stage ideas to well-developed research and thought, to future projects. Special attention will be paid to citizenship theory, disaggregated rights of membership, and semi-citizenship. We will look for ways that empirical research can be knit together with theory in order to thoughtfully address important political problems related to immigration and boundary dilemmas.
About the speaker: Elizabeth F. Cohen is Associate Professor of Political Science at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. She is the author of Semi-Citizenship in Democratic Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2009), The Political Value of Time (Cambridge University Press, 2018), Citizenship (Polity Press, 2019) and a forthcoming book on immigration enforcement in the US. Her scholarship has also been featured in Citizenship Studies, Perspectives on Politics, and Ethics and International Affairs. In addition, she publishes op-eds in newspapers such as The Washington Post and Politico.
All early career scholars are welcome to participate in this masterclass. In preparation, participants will be kindly invited to submit a note (maximum 1 page) with a short bio and a short description of their ongoing research.
Contact person: Dr. Silvia Aru, firstname.lastname@example.org
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