SAVE THE DATE: 'New Citizenship' Conference: Law, Legal Status and Belonging in the 21st Century

15 March 2018 to 16 March 2018

Registration - please email if you would like to be notified of when registration opens.

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
  • Helen Irving, The University of Sydney
  • Ana Tanasoca, University of Canberra
  • Sangeetha Pillai, UNSW
  • Shanthi Robertson, Western Sydney University
  • Kim Rubenstein, ANU
  • Gwenda Tavan, La Trobe University
  • Christopher Tran, Victorian Bar
  • Rayner Thwaites, The University of Sydney


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


Location: Sydney Law School, New Law Building (F10), Eastern Avenue, Camperdown

Contact: Professional Learning & Community Engagement

Phone: 02 9351 0429

Email: 3a361d67040530234639150b562341294f760817274c2d14