Norms and Values in the European Migration and Refugee Crisis

Our review essay “Approaches to Cosmopolitan Domocracy” is now published online – see here.

Policy Papers

Review Essay of Approaches to Cosmopolitan Domocracy

Cosmopolitanism rests on the basic idea that humans’ moral, political and/or legal standing should  not depend on their cultural and national membership, but reflect their moral status as human  beings. It is a political idea(l), which has been presented in different versions that differ in the moral  and political principles, norms or values they refer to. Several of its versions, especially those  presented recently, have considered the EU and European political culture to foreshadow a global  cosmopolitan polity or, at least, to offer an exemplary case of cosmopolitanism in the making. This  report proposes an analytical framework to approach various normative models of cosmopolitanism  and European cosmopolitanism. [...]

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Talking of Values: Understanding the Normative Discourse of EU Migration Policy

D2.1 Paper on the (value-based) EU policies on migration_v1.0.pdf With respect to migration, the period 2014-2017 was characterised by reactionary policies and the outburst of populist discourses, the rise and fall of the ‘Welcome’ culture, a growing debate on sharing responsibility, the raising of fences and border closures and political divisions within the Union. Since values lie at the core of the European project, the question of whether those values are indeed common, has also risen to the forefront. [...]

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Report on the EU Charter - Executive Summary

Report on the EU Charter This is a one-page summary of our report focusing on the normative content, genesis, historical background and implementation of the EU Charter.

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NoVaMigra Bibliography

This bibliography, which is intended as a resource for public action as well as for further work in the NoVaMigra project, collects important references from philosophy as well as, to an extent, from other disciplines such as anthropology and law.

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Our review essay “Approaches to Cosmopolitan Domocracy” is now published online – see here.

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