6 September 2017, pre-conference event (Naples)


The ESIL Interest Group (IG) on Migration and Refugee Law is organizing a pre-conference event on the 6th of September 2017 in Naples (Italy) entitled “The Future of International Migration Law”, in the framework of the 13th ESIL Annual Conference (7-9 September 2017). Our Interest Group will host two panels of speakers: one on the de-fragmentation of EU migration and asylum governance, and another panel on (ab)normalities of international migration and refugee law: challenges and innovations.


University of Naples – Federio II

[more details soon]

Provisional program:

13.00 – 13.15    Introduction by IG Conveners

13.15 – 15.30    Panel 1

‘De-Fragmenting Paradigms in EU Migration and Asylum Governance: New Pathways to International Protection or Rising Threats to Global Public Goods?’

 Marion Panizzon (University of Bern; NCCR – On the Move) ‘Governing return migration by remote control: multi-layering readmission agreements and the risk for good governance’
 Daniela Vitiello (Roma Tre University; NCCR – On the Move) ‘Vulnerability Narratives as Legal Pathways to Attain the International Public Good of Protecting Forced Migrants? An Appraisal of Recent Trends in European Policy and Practice’
 Tamás Molnár (Corvinus University of Budapest; EU Fundamental Rights
Agency) ‘The Place and Role of International Human Rights Law in the Return Directive
and in the Related CJEU Case-Law: Approaches Worlds Apart?’
 [speaker to be confirmed]

15.30 – 15.45    Coffee break

15.45 – 17.45    Panel 2

‘(Ab)normalities of international migration and refugee law: challenges and innovations’

[speakers to be confirmed]

17.45 – 18.00    Conclusions and follow-up (IG Conveners)