The mere possibility of inclusion in the citizenry may generate hierarchies between immigrants, precluding solidarity, and encouraging boundary-policing.
This is the fourth time Offshore Citizens has received an honor for academic excellence, and it has already received a number of accolades from APSA and ENMISA.
“Without ‘humanitarian corridors’ that allow for safe passage under duress, vulnerable groups are forced to engage human traffickers and undertake increasingly dangerous journeys as ‘illegal’ migrants.”
In a new article based on archives as well as the authors’ legal advocacy for stateless populations in the UAE, Professor Lori Yoana Kuzmova examine the contested legal status of Zanzibaris and other East African minorities in the UAE.
When it comes to extending citizenship to some groups, why might ruling political elites say neither “yes” nor “no,” but “wait?”
Professor Lori and Schilde evaluate the phenomenon of migrant interdiction in international waters, and specifically the High Seas global commons, examining the logic of why advanced liberal democracies, in particular, engage in this practice.
“Offshore Citizens: Permanent “Temporary” Status in the Gulf,” the latest book by Professor Lori, was named the best book of 2021 by the American Political Science Association’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Politics Section.
Nine Pardee School Faculty and one undergraduate student will present during the International Studies Associations annual convention, whose theme is “Globalization, Regionalism and Nationalism: Contending Forces in World Politics.”
“[The COVID-19 pandemic] shows that some of the institutional designs that we assume lead to good policy outcomes don’t always.”
Lori discussed the key findings of her book and addressed questions it raised, such as: how and why are certain groups neither fully included nor simply expelled by a state?
Professor Lori explored and critiqued the realities of nation states, and discussed how nation states emerged as well as the meanings of sovereignty, citizenship, nationalism.
“In addition to being spatial, we should understand citizenship boundaries as temporal ones.”
Professor Lori discussed Offshore Citizens, which explains how and why some minorities are neither fully included nor simply expelled by a state
Professor Lori discussed her latest book, which explores the forces shaping citizenship policy in the United Arab Emirates.
The ENMISA Distinguished Book Award recognizes a pieces excellence in the field of ethnicity, nationalism, or migration studies.
Professor Lori’s book Offshore Citizens: Permanent Temporary Status in the Gulf was awarded the 2020 Best Book Prize from the Migration and Citizenship section of the American Political Science Association.
Professors Lori and Schilde co-author a research paper in the ‘Journal of Global Security Studies’ on the political economy of migration and border control.
Prof. Noora Lori publishes a chapter titled “Migration, Time and the Shift Toward Autocracy” in a new book titled Shifting Borders: Legal Cartographies of Migration and Mobility.
Prof. Noora Lori spoke on several panels at conferences and gave multiple talks about her recently published book Offshore Citizens.
The Pardee Graduate Council hosted a talk with Noora Lori about her book Offshore Citizens: Permanent Temporary Status in the Gulf .