Eve Hayes de Kalaf (Research Fellow, Institute for Historical Research, School of Advanced Study University of London) visited the CitizenGap project between July 9 – July 15, where she presented her forthcoming book ‘The Windrush Scandal in a Transnational and Commonwealth Context’ on July 13, ’23 at the University of Amsterdam’s Roeterseiland Campus.
Christoph Sperfeldt, Senior Lecturer at Macquarie Law School (Macquarie University), Fellow at the Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Stanford University, Associate of the Asia Law Centre at Melbourne Law School, and Adjunct Professor at the Center for the Study of Humanitarian Law at the Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia visited the CitizenGap project on 14th and 15th June 2023.
How are the bureaucracies of civil registration and identification changing in the global south under the UN SDG 16.9 and World Bank Identification for Development (ID4D) agenda? How are increasingly digitised bureaucracies of certification reshaping state-citizen relations? Team members Atharv Dhiman, Vy Tran and Gulshan Banas recently presented their research in a PhD workshop on the comparative politics of legal identity hosted by the CERTIZENS project at the Centre of African Studies (CAS), University of Copenhagen.
What happens to civil registration during insurgencies or violent conflict? Since legal identity documents are usually issued by state-sanctioned authorities, how does the presence of non-state armed groups impact civil registration? These questions took center stage at a workshop on “Legal Identity under Insurgencies and Unrecognised States” convened by Marika Sosnowski and Bart Klem, and hosted by the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) in Hamburg.