Conference: The New Citizenship: Law, Legal Status and Belonging in the 21st Century

15 March 2018 to 16 March 2018



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The New Citizenship: Law, Legal Status and Belonging in the 21st Century

Laws and policies governing citizenship and nationality are undergoing dramatic challenges and changes in Australia and around the world. This conference at Sydney Law School will explore these developments, with interdisciplinary perspectives on: new citizenship deprivation regimes; changes to naturalization tests and eligibility; evolution of dual citizenship and entitlements of dual citizens; changes to immigration laws affecting access to citizenship; the impact of international law on national citizenship laws, and many more.


It will feature:



  • Elisa Arcioni, The University of Sydney
  • Heli Askola, Monash University
  • Mary Crock, The University of Sydney
  • Luara Ferracioli, The University of Sydney
  • Kirsty Gover, The University of Melbourne
  • Helen Irving, The University of Sydney
  • Sangeetha Pillai, UNSW
  • Kim Rubenstein, ANU
  • Ana Tanasoca, University of Canberra
  • Gwenda Tavan, La Trobe University
  • Rayner Thwaites, The University of Sydney
  • Christopher Tran, Victorian Bar


View the program(updated as at 12 March 2018)



Thursday 15 March

2-5.30pm (registration from 1.30pm, Distinguished Speaker lecture 6-7pm followed by cocktail reception)

Friday 16 March

9am - 5.30pm (conference welcome from 8.45am)


Registration fees (inc. GST)

Full fee: $150

Alumni: $120

Student / unwaged: $50


The Conference is supported by the Sydney Law School, the Constitutional Reform Unit, and the Sydney Centre for International Law.


Location: Sydney Law School, Common Room, Level 4, New Law Building (F10), Eastern Avenue, Camperdown

Cost: See above

Contact: Professional Learning & Community Engagement

Phone: 02 9351 0429

Email: 2b531b400e12201807326f472033243c0f403d01477a0f5e