Cities vs States: Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality?

What role for cities - and “urban citizenship” - in a multipolar world facing multiple emergencies? Contributing to this EUI debate on “Should Urban Citizenship be Emancipated from Nationality?” was a great opportunity to get some thoughts down in writing on the bigger picture. Feedback welcome!

Launch of the Cities, Mobility & Membership Research Collaborative

It was a pleasure to participate in the launch of the Cities, Mobility & Membership Research Collaborative at the European University Institute in Florence in late October. This initiative is focused on policy challenges (and, I think, opportunities) arising from migration into cities and developments in the relationship between cities and citizenship.