Citizenship after Orientalism: enacting Europe in times of crisis

Citizenship after Orientalism: enacting Europe in times of crisis

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 (All day), European Parliament (morning) and European Economic and Social Committee (afternoon), Brussels

2013 as the European Year of Citizens is a time to reflect on the current crisis and the future of European citizenship. The Oecumene team is organising an event that will respond to a double purpose. Divided in two sessions, the aim of the morning session is to hold a debate on how European citizenship is constructed, and how it can become genuinely open. The afternoon conference will open a dialogue between academics and activists on a wide range of issues, such as migration, security, feminism, democracy.

These topics will be addressed by a wide range of speakers including:

Engin Isin, The Open University

Rosi Braidotti, Utrecht University

Rui Tavares, MEP

Please see this site for a full presentation of the event and a preliminary programme.

Registration is required for this event. Please email for more details.

The event is organised by: Teresa Pullano, within the framework of the EUCITISPACE Marie Curie IEF Project, Iker Barbero, Jack Harrington, Niccolo Milanese of European Alternatives, and Amandine Scherrer.

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