Citizenship is often glossed as membership of political community, yet there is surprisingly little discussion of what is meant by political community and what membership in it entails. Scholars have often treated citizenship in liberal terms as an expansive set of rights, which citizens as nationals claim from states. Yet citizenship and the political community it entails need not be centred on liberal rights, nor nation, nor democracy.
Deer hunting, fiestas, and the people without history Led by Denisse Román-Burgos This is the second reading group in a series to prepare us for the Conceptualising Community conference in 2022. Are communities tied to a specific place or can we think about them as ubiquitous? In this seminar we will reflect on the concept … Continue reading CISRUL/POLITICO Reading Seminar – Community 2