IG in Catania (April 2021)

UNDERSTANDING SOLIDARITY UNDER INTERNATIONAL AND EU REFUGEE LAW

Interest Group workshop on the margins of the ESIL Catania Research Forum

Thursday, 15 April 2021 [online]

– PROGRAMME –

Introduction by the convenors (9.30 – 9.45)


Session 1 – SOLIDARITY AS A CHAMELEON CONCEPT IN REFUGEE LAW: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RESPONSIBILITY-SHARING, HUMANITARIANISM AND VULNERABILITY (9.45 – 10.45)

o Momchil MILANOV, University of Geneva
‘One Hundred Years of Solidaritude’: Solidarity as a Foundational Myth of International Refugee Law

o Chiara SCISSA, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies
Relocating the “Most” Vulnerable Only: The Latest Symptom of EU Irrecoverable Solidarity

o Haïfa HUBERT, ESSEC Business School, Paris
Le Pacte Mondial de Marrakech 2018: consécration du statut de vulnérabilité et contraintes sécuritaires

Q&A 10.45 – 11.00


Session 2 
– CRIMINALISING SOLIDARITY WITH MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES: COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES (11.00 – 11.45)

o Francesca Romana PARTIPILO, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies
The “Criminalization of Solidarity”: Responding to Migrant Smuggling while Protecting the Lives of People on the Move

o Martino REVIGLIO, University of Turin
Criminal Populism and Solidarity in Recent Italy’s Migration Policies: An EU Law Perspective

Q&A 11.45 – 12.00

Break 12.00 – 12.15

Session 3 – EXTERNALISING SOLIDARITY AND DEFLECTING RESPONSIBILITY FOR MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES (12.15 – 13.15)

o Martina PREVIATELLO, Università degli Studi di Trieste
The External Dimension of Solidarity in EU Migration and Asylum Policy

o Bouthayna BEN KRIDIS, University of Carthage
The Jordan Compact: A Model for Burden-Sharing in Refugee Crisis

o Cristiano D’ORSI, University of Johannesburg
Has Solidarity in Protecting Refugees, at Least Partially, Been Regained? Observations from Africa

Q&A / Conclusion 13.15 – 13.30

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 2021 ESIL Research Forum will be arranged in remote mode on Microsoft Teams. All participants attending the ESIL Research Forum and IG pre-conference workshops must register here before 8 April 2021.

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THE ESIL IG MIGREFLAW COORDINATING COMMITTEE

Kristof GOMBEER

Tamás MOLNÁR

Tom SYRING

Daniela VITIELLO