This page gives you information on the (academic) programme of the 2014-edition of the course on inclusion and exclusion in contemporary European societies. The provisional (academic) programme is now available. Some presentations (both plenary and in workshops) may be scheduled on a different time or date. We will update this page frequently.

(Click here for a PDF-version of the program below).

Academic programme, version April 10, 2014

Monday April 7, 2014, Citizenship: wanted, disputed, threatened and hoped for

09.15 – 9.45
Welcome and getting acquainted. | The Course directors
The course and the IUC. | Wieger Bakker (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
9.45 – 11.00
The threatening exclusion of the European citizen from democratic decision making in the polis? | Frans van Waarden (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
11.30 – 12.45
Disputing citizenship in an age of austerity. | John Clarke (Open University UK)
Welcoming reception at the IUC
15.30 – 16.15
Personal preferences and expectations. | Short subgroup session.
16.30 – 17.45
The legal concept of International Organisations and Citizenship | Ige Dekker (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

Tuesday April 8: Poverty, social security and citizenship

09.15 – 10.30
Popular Explanations and Beliefs about Poverty in the Czech Republic and some other European Countries from 1991 to 2008 | Ladislav Rabusic (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
11.00 – 11.20
The Battle: Thesis Debate | Frans van Waarden versus Paul Stubbs
11.20 – 12.35
One European Pension System? | Brigitte Unger (WSI Germany & Utrecht University The Netherlands
12.35 – 12.45
Workshop Commercials
15.00 – 17.30
Participant Presentations in Parallel Workshops

1. Citizenship rights and diversity in access to rights | Mateja Penava, Benedikt Linden, Bram Vroege, Hester Kroeze, Eraldin Fazliu
2. Citizenship and the local level | Zuzana Reveszova, Wytse Sonnema, Camiel van Houdt, Raphaël Lepot, Tomislav Kevo
3. Views on the other: claims for inclusive or exclusive citizenship | Antanina Siamionava, Erik-Jan van Dorp, Rianne Warsen, Jasmina Trajkoska, Edo Kantanic

Wednesday April 9: Culture, Beliefs and Citizenship rights

09.15 – 10.30
Church-State relations and religious rights | Sinisa Zrinscak (University of Zagreb, Coatia)
11.00 – 11.20
The Battle: Thesis Debate | John Clarke versus Wieger Bakker
11.20 – 12.35
Sequences of citizenship types and the origins of European welfare states | Marcel Hoogenboom (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

Thursday April 10: Welfare, work and inclusive citizenship

09.15 – 10.30
Clientelism, Citizenship and Welfare Reform in the European Semi-Periphery | Paul Stubbs (Economic Institute Zagreb, Croatia)
11.00 – 11.20
The Battle: Thesis Debate | Marcel Hoogenboom versus Godfried Engbersen
11.20 – 12.35
Care, Work and Citizenship in an activating Welfare State | Trudie Knijn (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
12.35 – 12.45
Workshop Commercials
15.00 – 17.30
Participant Presentations in Parallel Workshops
4. Coming from elsewhere | Margrietha ’t Hart, Marije Faber, Gabriela Gorupec, Ivana Milenkovicova, Lamija Dzigal, Linda Barry
5. Being different, claiming rights | Irma Semini, Yvonne la Grouw, Kanan Abdullayev, Marianne Oenema, Baris Ine, Ali Demir, Ladin Bayurgil
6. Strategies for inclusive (European) citizenship | Jennifer Dowling, Emma Smit, Sven Brochinski, Elona Kodhel, Reinier van der Weele, Marina Lazëri

Friday April 11: Crossing borders

09.15 – 10.30 
Refugee integration and citizenship policies: The case study of Croatian Serb refugees in Novi Sad | Viktor Koska (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
11.20 – 12.30
Closing the Gate. The role of Migrant Networks in Reducing International Migration | Godfried Engbersen (Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
15.00 – 16.15
Strategic options for the future of citizenship in Europe: Advising the European Commission
Summit on the 2014 Dubrovnik Charter on Citizenship
16.30 – 17.15
Summary and Conclusion | Wieger Bakker (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)