European Union Law Taking the Side of the Abusers: Killings, Kidnappings, and the Mass Grave in the Mediterranean

Mar 27, 2023, 12:20 pm1:20 pm


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Sarah Ganty is a FWO Postdoctoral Fellow at the Human Rights Center of Ghent University, theorizing the concept of Merizenship, which she has introduced. She is also a J.S.D. candidate at Yale Law School where she is the co-president of the YLS European Law Association and teaches at the Central European University in Vienna. Sarah is mostly interested in migrants’ law most broadly conceived (including, inter alia, refugee law, immigration law, and integration law), as well as social justice, anti-discrimination law, socioeconomic inequalities, citizenship law and empirical research. With strong background in EU law, she is active in the study of the EU legal system, as well.

Dimitry Kochenov is Head, Rule of Law Research Group, CEU Democracy Institute, Budapest and Professor, CEU Department of Legal Studies, Vienna. Prior to that, he was Professor of European Constitutional Law and Citizenship at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He returned to Princeton this year following the LAPA Crane Fellowship he held in 2015-16 as well as a visiting professorship at the Center for Human Values. Elsewhere, he has held visiting appointments and fellowships, among other places, at the College of Europe (Natolin), the Universty of Turin, NYU Law School (Emile Noël Fellow), LUISS Guido Carli (Rome) (Co-Chair in EU Law), Osaka Graduate School of Law, and the Institute for Global Studies (Basel). He has served as a consultant for governments, law firms, and international institutions, including the Maltese Republic, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the European Parliament. He is the author of Citizenship (MIT Press, 2019) and EU Enlargement and the Failure of Conditionality (Kluwer Law International, 2008) and the editor, inter alia, of The Internal Market and the Future of European Integration (with Lindeboom, Davies and Amtenbrink, Cambridge, 2019); Quality of Nationality Index (with Lindeboom, Hart Publishing, 2019); EU Citizensihp and the Failure of Conditionality (Cambridge, 2017); The Enforcement of EU Law and Values (with Jakab, Oxford, 2017); Reinforcing Rule of Law Oversight in the EU (with Closa, Cambridge, 2016) and Europe's Justice Deficit? (with de Búrca and Williams, Hart Publishing, 2015).  


Organized by the EU Program, co-sponsored by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society, the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination, and the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, with the support of the Paul S. Sarbanes ‘54 Fund for Hellenism and Public Service