Migrants' Rights Network

London – Roundtable: From mobile citizens to migrants

In the aftermath of the United Kingdom’s referendum on EU membership and the ongoing negotiations into the issue of citizens’ rights, EU27 nationals living in the UK and UK citizens living in the EU27 stand to see their legal status shift from that of mobile citizens to migrants. This has consequences in respect to the structures that support their continued residence and rights in the places that they have made their homes. It is becoming apparent that there are outstanding questions about who will be able to stay put and on what terms?

This free roundtable event, to be held in the British Library (Eliot room), brings together an expert panel to seek to reposition this discussion within the broader context of conversations about migration and citizenship, from who is a migrant? to the lived experience of becoming citizens. It explores the processes and practices of making migrants and citizens in the present-day and remembers the transformation of Commonwealth citizens’ rights.

Confirmed speakers: Professor Bridget Anderson, Dr Leah Bassel, Dr Michaela Benson, Omar Khan, Dr Nando Sigona and Colin Yeo

For free registration see the Eventbrite page

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