Call for papers – CLOSED

We will consider contributions on a wide range of issues encompassed by the broad topic of Migration, Crime and Citizenship in Troubled Times, particularly on the themes of:

  • Immigration control and fundamental rights and values;
  • Borders and border security;
  • Human trafficking and smuggling of migrants;
  • Asylum, migration and gender;
  • Politics of immigration, crime and deviance;
  • Asylum, migration and victimisation;
  • The intersection of immigration law and criminal law (‘Crimmigration’);
  • Imprisonment and immigration detention;
  • Citizenship and criminal justice;
  • Crime and juvenile migration issues;
  • Terrorism and securitisation
  • Policing and migration
  • Racism, xenophobia and hate crimes
  • Criminalization of migration and asylum

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Abstract guidelines

Proposals should be titled and should not exceed 250 words. Please include the proposer’s name and contact details along with her/his university affiliation.

Please submit abstracts via email to:

All the papers (or a selection according to the circumstances) presented at the workshop may be eventually published in a special issue of an academic journal/book containing the workshop proceedings.

Key Dates

  • Call for abstracts opens: 10 December 2018
  • Deadline for abstract submission: 25th February 2019
  • Decision on the acceptance of the abstracts: 25March 2019 (Decisions about the acceptance of the papers will be made by the academic chairs)