News 2017

Nov 30, 2017

Special Volume on ”Constitutional Identity in the Age of Global Migration"

The German Law Journal announces the publication of the special issue “Constitutional Identity in the Age of Global Migration,” edited by Jürgen Bast & Liav Orgad. It includes eleven articles tracing the nexus between global migration and constitutional identity from theoretical and comparative perspectives.



Nov 30, 2017

European Blockchain Workshop

This workshop will convene the leading technical and legal experts in blockchain technologies together with a small group of key stakeholders across government, academia and tech industry. Participants will engage in five groups in order to examine the future impact of blockchain on governance structures and regimes.



Nov 26, 2017

Conference: Varieties of Citizenship in a Globalised World

The conference explores: (a) patterns of variation and clustering among countries with regard to their citizenship regimes; (b) global trends in citizenship reform and diffusion processes of citizenship policies; and (c) opportunities that new emerging technologies create to existing frameworks of citizenship.


Sep 15, 2017

Democracy Speech, Forum 2000

"Globalization And Identity Crisis: Breeding Ground For Populism"

Forum 2000 on Strengthening Democracy in Uncertain Times 21st, 8-10 October. 2017, Prague.

Sep 15, 2017

Orgad has been elected to the Young Academy of Europe

The Young Academy of Europe is an international association of scientists who are experts in their respective fields. It acts as a voice for young researchers by actively reaching out to policy-makers in an attempt to influence science policy and contribute to the development of a European science agenda.

Sep 11, 2017

Keynote Speech, ICT World Summit on Counter-Terrorism

Keynote Speech on the topic of "Global Migration & Security Challenges," IDC Herzliya.

Jun 29, 2017

Constitutional Identity in the Age of Global Immigration

A workshop on "Constitutional Identity in the Age of Global Immigration: Theoretical and Comparative Perspective" was held in Berlin, June 30-July 1. Details are available here.​


Jun 27, 2017

1st Annual European Junior Faculty Forum for Public Law and Jurisprudence

The Inaugural Annual European Junior Faculty Forum for Public Law and Jurisprudence (EJFF) was held at WZB Berlin on June 28-29, 2017. The EJFF is a cooperation of the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, European University Institute, and London School for Economics and Political Science. Details are available here .


May 11, 2017

The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights is now available on paperback

Use the promotional code "ALAUTHC4" to claim a 30% discount. For purchase visit here.  

May 09, 2017

New Publication: “Naturalisation,” The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship

Liberal democracies are "citizen makers"—they implement a variety of naturalization policies for creating citizens out of immigrants. This chapter explores legal and theoretical aspects of naturalization and offers new directions for the study of naturalization.

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