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Citizenship, Identity and Immigration in the European Union: Between Past and Future

PROFESSOR DORA KOSTAKOPOULOU

Professor Dora (Theodora) Kostakopoulou is a member of the Scientific Committee of Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union and a professor of European Union Law, European Integration and Public Policy at Warwick University. My site provides information about my publications and presentations.

 

Biography

 

Theodora (Dora) Kostakopoulou, LLB (Hons) (Athens), M.A., Ph.D (Government, Essex)

 

Dora Kostakopoulou is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Fundamental Rights Agency of the EU and Professor of European Union Law, European Integration and Public Policy at Warwick University. Formerly, she was Jean Monnet Professor in European Law and European Integration and Co-director of the Institute of Law, Economy and Global Governance at the University of Manchester where she spent 12 years (until 2011). Her research projects have been funded by the European Commission, the British Academy, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, NORFACE, UACES and the Modern Law Review. Dora joined the AHRC's Peer Review College in 2009 and has been a reviewer for the ESRC, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research in Social Sciences, the Veni Scheme, the Austrian Science Fund (START Programme), the Estonian Research Council, the Swiss National Science Foundation, Research Foundation Flanders, the British Academy, the Nuffield Foundation, the International Research Foundation, the Academy of Finland and the European Commission (Horizon 2020). She has been British Academy, Thank Offering to Britain Fellow (2003-2004) and recipient of an Innovation Award by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (2004-2005). She is the author of Citizenship, Identity and Immigration in the European Union: Between Past and Future (2001, Manchester University Press), The Future Governance of Citizenship which was published by Cambridge University Press in 2008 (Law in Context Series) and Institutional Constructivism in Social Sciences and Law; Frames of Mind, Patterns of Change (2018, Cambridge University Press). She has co-edited A Redefinition of Belonging? Language and Integration Tests in Europe (2010, Martinus Nijhoff),The Reconceptualisation of European Union Citizenship (2014, Martinus Nijhoff) and The Human Face of the European Union: Is EU Law and Policy Humane Enough? (2016, Cambridge University Press). She is currently working on a monograph on migration law and policy in the European Union (under contract, Cambridge University Press).

 

Her articles have appeared in the European Law Review, Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Columbia Journal of European Law, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Modern Law Review, European Law Journal, Journal of Common Market Studies, Political Studies, European Political Science, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, European Journal of Migration and Law, European Security, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, International Journal of Law in Context and the Journal of Political Philosophy.

 

Her research interests include European Public Law, Free Movement of Persons and European Union Citizenship, the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, Migration Law and Politics, Citizenship, Multiculturalism and Integration, Democracy and Legitimacy in the EU, Law and Global Governance, Political Theory and Constructivism, and, fairly recently, Equality Law.

 

 

 

Current Research Projects

 

The Appeal to Tampere's Politics of Consciousness for the EU's Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (Forthcoming)

Legal and Political Concepts as Contextures (Forthcoming, Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy)

When a Country is not a Home: The Numbered (EU Citizens) Others and the Quest for Dignity Under Brexit (Forthcoming, In Press)

Justice, Individual Empowerment and the Principle of Non-Regression in the European Union (Forthcoming)

Liberty and Democracy as Fundamental Constitutional Principles of EU Law (Forthcoming, In Press)

Brexit, Wightman and Others and Epignosis: A Constitutional Guide (Published, 2019)

Cloud Agoras: Blockchain Technology, Arendt's Virtual Public Spaces and Human Mobility (Published, 2019)

 

Exit, Voice and Loyalty: Reflections on Article 50 TEU (DOWNLOAD)

 

What Fractures Political Unions? Failed Federations, Brexit and the Importance of Political Commitment (DOWNLOAD)

 

Scala Civium: Citizenship Templates Post-Brexit and the European Union’s Duty to Protect EU Citizens (DOWNLOAD)

Institutional Constructivism in Social Sciences and Law: Frames of Mind, Patterns of Change (Cambridge University Press, 2018). (Link)

Dora's advocacy for fundamental rights, constitutional norms and the rule of law
At the UK Court of Appeal: Download
At the EAT - Notices of Appeal: Download Document 1                                                                                  Download Document 2 
                             Download Document 3
Application to the EAT to pursue a leapfrog appeal to the Supreme Court                    The EAT's Decision 
Court of Appeal : Leave to Appeal
                               The Decision

My Latest Research

2018/19

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2019) 'Multiple Eurozenship: Constraints and Opportunities in an Era of Authoritarian Populism, in Consejo Vasco del Movimiento Europeo, EuroBasque (eds.), Europa del las regiones y el futuro Federal de Europa (Dykinson, S.L), pp. 265-279.

Kostakopoulou, Dora  (2019) 'Who Should Be A Citizen of the Union?', in Liav Orgad and Jules Lepoutre (eds., 2019) Should EU citizenship be disentangled from Member State nationality?, RSCAS 2019/24, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI, Florence.

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2019) 'EU Citizenship Enigma Variations, Mushrooming Historical Time and Emancipation', in Liav Orgad and Jules Lepoutre (eds., 2019) Should EU citizenship be disentangled from Member State nationality?, RSCAS 2019/24, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI, Florence.


Kostakopoulou, Dora (with Sergio Carrera, Marion Pannizon and Leonhard den Hertog) (eds., 2019) The External Faces of the European Union Migration, Borders and Asylum Policies. The Hague: Brill Publishers/Martinus Nijhoff. 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2019) Conclusion (with Marion Pannizon), in The External Faces of the European Union Migration, Borders and Asylum Policies. The Hague: Brill Publishers/Martinus Nijhoff (with Sergio Carrera, Marion Pannizon and Leonhard den Hertog).

Kostakopoulou, Dora. Institutional Constructivism in Social Sciences and Law: Frames of Mind, Patterns of Change. Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Kostakopoulou, Dora 'Cloud Agoras: When Blockchain Technology Meets Arendt’s Virtual Public Spaces' in Liav Orgad and Rainer Baubock (eds. 2018), Cloud Communities: The Dawn of Global Citizenship, RSCAS 2018/28, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI, Florence.

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2018) Scala Civium: Citizenship Templates Post-Brexit and the European Union’s Duty to Protect EU Citizens. Journal of Common Market Studies (8,544 words). (doi:10.1111/jcms.12683). 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2018) 'One Cannot Promote Free Movement Of EU Citizens and Restrict Their Political Participation', in R. Baubock (ed.), Debating European Citizenship (Springer Open), pp. 61-67.

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2018) ' Imagine: European Union Social Citizenship and Post-Marshallian Rights and Duties' in R. Baubock (ed.), Debating European Citizenship (Springer Open), pp. 279-285.

2017

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2017) Brexit, the US Presidential Election and Neonationalism: Is the Global Imaginary Faltering?, Symposium piece, Transnational Legal Theory. 

 

 Kostakopoulou, Dora (2017) What Fractures Political Unions? Failed Federations, Brexit and the Importance of Political Commitment. European Law Review, 2017, Vol. 42(3), pp. 339-352.

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2017) ‘Conclusion: The Non-Simultaneous Evolution of Citizens’ Rights’ (with Daniel Thym), in D. Thym (ed.), The Deconstruction of EU Citizenship (Hart, 2017). pp. 309-322

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2017) ‘EU Legal Migration Templates and Cognitive Ruptures: Ways Forward in Research and Policy-Making’, in S. Carrera et al. (eds.) Re-appraising the Legal Migration Acquis (Forthcoming, CEPS and the European Commission, 2017).

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2017) ‘Homo Objectus, Homo Subjectus and Brexit’ (with Anastasia Tataryn), in S. Barduzky and E. Fahey (eds.), Framing the Subjects and Objects of EU Law (Cheltenham: Elgar, 2017), pp. 275-287.

2015/16

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2015) Capricious Games of Snakes and Ladders: The Nexus of Migration and Integration in light of Human Rights Norms. In R. Plender (ed.), International Migration Law. Martinus Nijhoff 2015, pp. 91-110.

 

‘European Union Citizenship and Member State Nationality: Rethinking the Link?’, in S. Konopacki (ed.), Europe in the Time of Crisis (Columbia University Press, 2015).

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2016) Towards a Humanistic Philosophy of the European Union. In N. Ferreira and D. Kostakopoulou (eds.), The Human Face of the European Union. Cambridge University Press.

 

Nuno Ferreira and Dora Kostakopoulou (eds.) (2016) The Human Face of the European Union Cambridge, GB, Cambridge University Press.

 

Nuno Ferreira and Dora Kostakopoulou (2016) The Roma and EU Citizenship. In N. Ferreira and D. Kostakopoulou (eds.) The Human Face of the European Union: Is EU Law and Policy Humane Enough? Cambridge, GB, Cambridge University Press.

 

Dora Kostakopoulou and  Ariadna Ripoll-Servent, The Rule of Life: Family Reunification in EU Mobility and Migration Laws. In M. Fletcher, E. Herlin-Karnell and C. Matera (eds), The European Union’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, Routledge, 2016.

 

Dora Kostakopoulou and Ariadna Ripoll-Servent, Internal Security Cooperation in the EU. In M. Rhinard and R. Bossong (eds.),Theorising Internal Security in the European Union, Oxford University Press, 2016.

 

Dora Kostakopoulou (2016) Brexit, Voice and Loyalty: Reflections on Article 50 TEU, European Law Review, August issue. 

 

2014

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora and Schrauwen, Annette (2014) Olympic Citizenship, the (Un)Specialness of the National Vest: Rethinking the Links between Sport and Citizenship Law. International Journal of Law in Context, 2014, Vol. 10(2), pp. 143-162.

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2014) Liberalism and Societal Integration: In Defence of Reciprocity and Constructive Pluralism. The Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy, 2014, Vol. 43(2), pp. 127-139.

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2014) When EU Citizens become Foreigners. European Law Journal, 2014, Vol. 20(4), pp. 447-463.

 

Symposium on the Reconceptualisation of EU Citizenship (with E. Guild and C. Gortazar). European Law Journal, 2014, Vol. 20(4), 444-446.

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora and Ferreira, Nuno (2014) The Public Policy and Public Security Derogations and the Cracks in European Union Citizenship. Columbia Journal of European Law. Spring 2014, Vol. 20 (3), pp. 167-191.

 

Guild, Elspeth, Gortazar Rotacche, Cristina and Kostakopoulou, Dora (eds.) (2014) The Reconceptualisation of European Union Citizenship, Leiden, NL, Martinus Nijhoff, 398 pp. (Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy in Europe, 33).

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2014) Contiguity, Contagion and Evolution in EU Citizenship and Integration Policies. In F. Trauner and A. Ripoll Servent (eds.), Governing the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: Do Supranational Institutions Matter? (Routledge) 2014, pp. 151-177.

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2014) European Union Citizenship Rights and Duties: Civil, Political and Social. In E. Isin and P. Neyers (eds.), Global Handbook of Citizenship Studies (London: Routledge, July 2014), pp. 427-436.

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2014) The Next Phase of the European Union’s Labour Migration Regime: Opportunities and Challenges (with D. Acosta and T Munk). In D. Acosta and C. Murphy (eds.), EU Security and Justice Law: After Lisbon and Stockholm (Hart, 2014), pp. 129-45.

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2014) The Anatomy of Civic Integration. In M. Pajnik and F. Anthias (eds.), Contesting Integration, Engendering Migration, Palgrave, 2014, pp. 37-63 (reprinted article).

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora (2014) Mobility, Citizenship and Migration in a Post-Crisis Europe in ‘Imagining Europe’, IAI, Rome, 9 June 2014, pp. 1-27.

 

Kostakopoulou, Dora, (2014) Types of Processes and Types of Politics. In R. Ziegler et al (eds.) Independence Referendums, RCAS 2014/90, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI, pp. 34-37.

 

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