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An Empty Shell? The Protection of Social Rights of Third-Country Workers in the EU after the Single Permit Directive

publication by a member of the Interest Group by Dr. Ana Beduschi Dr. Ana Beduschi, lecturer in law at the University of Exeter, has published an article in the European Journal of Migration and Law. In this article, Beduschi assesses the effectiveness … Continue reading

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Human costs of border control

On 12 May 2015, researchers of VU University Amsterdam release a border death database, based on official death records of migrants who died at the Southern European borders in the years 1990-2013. They suggest that European states continue to collect … Continue reading

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Blog symposium by the IG on EJIL:Talk!

It is with great pleasure that the ESIL Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law, in close cooperation with EJIL:Talk!, launches its first blog symposium, which will run on EJIL:Talk! this week. The blog symposium focuses on the idea that, despite the normalcy … Continue reading

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(Ab)normality of international migration law: normative and structural asymmetries and contradictions

Blogpost by a member of our Interest Group by Tamás Molnár International migration law (hereinafter: IML) is a multi-layered body of law. It is composed of an ever-growing number of norms relating to various branches of international law such as … Continue reading

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Call for applications: fellowship on the topic of Migration and Cross-Mediterranean Relations

The Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs (London, UK) is inviting research proposals on the topic of ‘Migration and Cross-Mediterranean Relations’ which is open to citizens from Greece and hosted by Chatham House’s Europe Programme and International Law Programme. The call is … Continue reading

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Commentary on priorities EU migration agenda

The Centre for European Policy Studies has issued a commentary on the priorities for the new European agenda on migration. The authors of the commentary argue that the EU shold focus on two sets of thematic priorities: first, to develop rule … Continue reading

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Judicial Review of Migrant Detention in Europe: In Search of Effectiveness and Speediness

Nikolaos Sitaropoulos has written a blog about the judicial review of migrant detention in Europe. He writes: “Detention has been highlighted in recent years by a number of international and non-governmental organisations as an ineffective and inefficient tool of migration control employed by … Continue reading

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Statelessness in the Netherlands – symposium in Amsterdam

Statelessness is making its way onto the Dutch political agenda and changes to the statelessness determination procedure have been promised. The Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance will organise a colloquium that will take a closer look at the proposed changes … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Regulating ‘Irregular’ Migration

The Faculty of Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens organises a conference titled ‘Regulating ‘irregular’ migration: International Obligations and International Responsibilities’. The conference will be held on 20 March 2015 in Athens. The conference aims to address the contemporary … Continue reading

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New master track in International Migration and Refugee Law

The Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam is introducing a master in International Migration and Refugee Law as of September 2015. The master track will address international migration from the perspective of international and European law, and focus on the way these legal orders function … Continue reading

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