Borders, Immigration and Citizenship

Borders, Immigration and Citizenship

25 September 2013 at the Royal Society of Edinburgh. 6pm

Read the summary report of the debate on Borders, Immigration and Citizenship

On September 25 2013 the RSE hosted a public discussion seminar on the impacts of constitutional change upon borders, immigration and citizenship.

The seminar examined how constitutional change might affect the citizenship rights and status of those living within and outside independent Scotland, including the relationship of residence to nationality, questions of dual nationality, and freedom of movement within the British Isles and the wider European Union. It also considered the relationship between citizenship and cultural identity in a new Scotland.


Professor John Curtice FRSE, Professor of Politics, University of Strathclyde

Speakers (to view speaker notes click on speaker name below):

Professor Jo Shaw, Salvesen Chair of European Institutions, Dean of Research and Deputy Head, College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh

Professor Christina Boswell, Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh

Ms Sarah Craig, Lecturer in Public Law, University of Glasgow and Co-Convenor, GRAMnet (Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network)

Professor Bernard Ryan, Professor of Migration Law, University of Leicester


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