Webinar CeBaM: Legal and political debates on statelessness – Nergis Canefe (York University)
20 stycznia 2021 | Karolina Dziubata
Serdecznie zapraszamy na webinar Centrum Badań Migracyjnych Legal and political debates on statelessness prowadzony przez Nergis Canefe (York University).
Wydarzenie odbędzie się w środę 27.01.2021 r. o godzinie 14:00.
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Nergis Canefe (PhD & SJD) is a Turkish-Canadian scholar of public
international law, comparative politics, forced migration studies and
critical human rights. She has held posts in several European and
Turkish Universities and is a faculty member at York University, Canada
since 2003. She regularly serves at the executive board of several
international organizations, including International Association of
Forced Migration Studies, and is the co-editor of Journal of Conflict
Transformation and Security. She penned close to 100 scholarly articles
and several books, Transitional Justice and Forced Migration (edited
volume, 2019, Cambridge University Press), The Syrian Exodus (monograph,
2018, Bilgi University), The Jewish Diaspora as a Paradigm: Politics,
Religion and Belonging (edited volume, 2014, Libra Press –Jewish Studies
Series), Milliyetcilik, Kimlik ve Aidiyet (monograph, 2006,
Nationalism, Identity and Belonging], Istanbul: Bilgi University
Publishing House), and Turkey and European Integration: Accession
Prospects and Issues (2004, edited volume in collaboration with Mehmet
Ugur, Routledge). Her most recent book is Limits of Universal
Jurisdiction: A Critical Debate on Crimes against Humanity (University
of Wales International Law Series, in press), to be followed by a volume
on Unorthodox Minorities in the Middle East (Lexington Press) and
Comparative Politics of Administrative Law in the Middle East (Macmillan
Publishers). Her scholarly work appeared in Nations and Nationalism,
Citizenship Studies, New Perspectives, Refugee Watch, Refuge, South East
European Studies, Peace Review, Middle Eastern Law and Governance,
Journal of International Human Rights, and, Narrative Politics.
Professor Canefe is also a trained artist and her designs and murals
have been showcased regularly since 2008.
Abstract of the presentation:
affects at least 10 million people globally and over 500,000 of the
displaced populations who are deemed as stateless are in Europe. To be
stateless is a legal anomaly that curtails access to fundamental civil,
political, economic, cultural and social rights. It also leads to a
scale of criminalizing acts of states that target the migrants, refugees
and other displaced populations. Especially since the Syrian exodus
(circa 2011) and despite the growing size of stateless populations
arriving at Europe’s gates, European Union member or candidate states do
not espouse a common framework either for recognition of stateless
peoples or the protection of their most basic rights. This is despite
the fact that all the aforementioned countries are signatories of the
1964 Convention on Statelessness. This webinar analyzes the disjunct
between the letter of the law and state practices concerning both
official and societal denial of stateless peoples as worthy and
grieavable subjects, and thus in practice creating a new class of
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