33rd Sokol Colloquium on International Law: Comparative Immigration Law

Fence and road
When
August 12, 2022
8:45 am - 5:55 pm
WhereCaplin Pavilion, Faculty Lounge and Online
Sponsor(s)Immigration Law Program

The Sokol Colloquium will convene more than 50 experts on immigration and comparative legal scholarship from around the world to discuss “The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Immigration Law.” The colloquium, featuring in-person and online events, includes authors of the forthcoming book, which is edited by UVA Law professor Kevin Cope, University of Iowa law professor Stella Burch and Marine Corps University professor Jill Goldenziel, who also moderate several panels.


Event Details

33rd Sokol Colloquium on International Law: Comparative Immigration Law

Thursday, Aug. 11

Links to Attend Online

9 a.m.

Welcome program starts online at 9 a.m.


9:30-11:30 a.m.

Caplin Pavilion

Panel A | Theoretical & Conceptual Frameworks (Part II)

  • Moderator: Kevin Cope, Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law; Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Politics

The Logic and Legitimacy of Immigration Law (online)

  • Tendayi Bloom, Department of Political Science and International Studies, Lecturer in Politics and International Studies, Undergraduate Admissions Lead for Politics and International Studies, University of Birmingham

How and Why ‘Ideas Travel’ in Migration Law and Policy (from Part III) (online)

  • Daniel Ghezelbash, Associate Professor, Deputy Director, Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow, University of New South Wales
  • Ayelet Shachar, R.F. Harney Chair in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies Professor of Law, Political Science and Global Affairs, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Immigrants as Economic Actors (online)

  • Alexander Betts, Leopold Muller Professor of Forced Migration and International Affairs, University of Oxford

Immigration Law as Foreign Relations (in person)

  • Kevin Cope, Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law; Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Politics
  • David Leblang, Ambassador Henry J. Taylor and Mrs Marion R. Taylor Endowed Professor of Politics, Professor of Public Policy, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, Director, Global Policy Center, University of Virginia

Immigration Law as Domestic Law Enforcement (in person)

  • Juliet Stumpf, Robert E. Jones Professor of Advocacy and Ethics, Lewis & Clark Law School

Immigration Control as Racial Control: A Consistent Global Phenomenon (in person)

  • Kevin Johnson, Dean, Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Davis, School of Law

Immigration Law as Administrative Law (in person)

  • Jill Family, Professor of Law, Widener University Commonwealth Law School

11:30 a.m.-12:40 p.m.

Lunch Break


12:40-2:50 p.m.

Caplin Pavilion

Panel A | Issues in the Interdisciplinary Study of Comparative Immigration Law (Part III)

  • Moderator: Kevin Cope, Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law; Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Politics

Quantifying Immigration Law: Challenges and Solutions (online)

  • Samuel D. Schmid, Max Planck Institute

Qualitative Methods in the Study of Migration and Refugee Law (in person)

  • Elena Chachko, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
  • Katerina Linos, Irving G. and Eleanor D. Tragen Professor of Law, Co-Faculty Director, Miller Institute for Global Challenges and the Law, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

Cop-Speak, Immigrant Mobilities and Racial Profiling in the U.S.: How Racially Disproportionate Policing Drives Immigration Enforcement in the U.S. (in person)

  • Mathew Coleman, Professor, Interim Chair, Department of Geography, Ohio State University
  • Austin Kocher, Research Assistant Professor, Syracuse University Newhouse School of Public Communications

From Building Political Will to Building Political Action: The Evolution of Global Migration Governance from 2002-2021 (online)

  • Michael Doyle, University Professor, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
  • Maggie Powers, Head, Policy and Advocacy, Mayors Migration Council

Future International Cooperation (in person)

  • Jill Goldenziel, Associate Professor, Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University

Faculty Lounge

Panel B | Migrant Integration and Assimilation Policy/Nationalism, Religious Discrimination, Racism, and Xenophobia (Part VI)

  • Moderator: Stella Burch Elias, Professor of Law, Chancellor William Gardiner Hammond Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law

Latin America (online)

  • Luisa Feline Freier, Assistant Professor, Universidad del Pacífico

Brazil (online)

  • Deisy de Freitas Lima Ventura, Professor, Universidade de São Paulo Faculty of Public Health

China

  • Jiang Niantao, Chinese University of Hong Kong (online)
  • Tong Yuying, Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong (in person)

European Union (online)

  • Nevena Nancheva, Senior Lecturer in Politics, International Relations and Human Rights, Kingston University

United States (in person)

  • Ming Hsu Chen, Professor of Law, Faculty-Director, Race, Immigration, Citizenship, and Equality Program, University of California, Hastings, College of Law

Turkey (online)

  • Ahmet İçduygu, Dean, Koç Üniversitesi College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Global/Caribbean (in person)

  • Eleanor Marie Brown, Professor of Law and International Affairs, Senior Scientist, Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State Law

3:15-4:15 p.m.

Caplin Pavilion

Panel A | National Visa Policy (Part IV)

  • Moderator: Stella Burch Elias, Professor of Law, Chancellor William Gardiner Hammond Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law

United States (in-person)

  • Kit Johnson, Professor of Law, Thomas P. Hester Presidential Professor, University of Oklahoma College of Law

European Union

  • Evelien Brouwer, Professor, Utrecht University Department of Law

Faculty Lounge

Panel B | Asylum Policy and Process (Part IV)

  • Moderator: Jill Goldenziel, Associate Professor, Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University

United States (online)

  • Maryellen Fullerton, Suzanne J. and Norman Miles Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School

Canada (online) 

  • Idil Atak, Associate Professor, Interim Chair, Department of Criminology, Ryerson University

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Caplin Pavilion

Panel A | Deportation Process (Part V)

  • Moderator: Jill Goldenziel, Associate Professor, Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University

United States: The Incredible Shrinking Removal Process

  • Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Associate Dean for Research, I. Herman Stern Research Professor, Temple University

Zimbabwe and Sub-Saharan Africa (online)

  • Swikani Ncube, Senior Lecturer, University of Johannesburg Department of Public Law

Faculty Lounge

Panel B | Detention Policy and Practice (Part VI)

  • Moderator: Stella Burch Elias, Professor of Law, Chancellor William Gardiner Hammond Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law

United States (in person) 

  • César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, Gregory Williams Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

The Legalities of Immigration Detention in Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada (online)

  • Rayner Thwaites, Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney

Friday, Aug. 12

Links to Attend Online

8:45-11 a.m.

Caplin Pavilion

Panel A | Domestic Refugee Law (Part IV)

  • Moderator: Jill Goldenziel, Associate Professor, Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University

Brazil’s Recognition of Refugee Status: Normative, Procedural, and Political Issues (Casagrande in person)

  • Melissa Martins Casagrande, Federal University of Paraná
  • Marina Cardoso Farias, Federal University of Paraná
  • Liliana Jubilut, Universidade Católica de Santos
  • Giovana Agútoli Pereira, Fundação Getulio Vargas

Hong Kong and China (online)

  • Kelley Loper, Associate Professor, University of Hong Kong Department of Law

Jordan (in person)

  • Agnes Hurwitz, Senior Development Officer, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees

South Africa (online)

  • Fatima Khan, Associate Professor, Director, Refugee Rights Unit, University of Cape Town Department of Public Law

Comparing Refugee Recognition Regimes (online)

  • Cathryn Costello, Andrew W. Mellon Associate Professor in International Human Rights and Refugee Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law
  • Tamara Wood, Doctoral Candidate, University of New South Wales

Migrants vs. Refugees: When International Law and National Policies Depart from One Another (online)

  • Philippe Fargues, Director, Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute

Faculty Lounge

Panel B | Family Reunification and Immigration Law (Part IV)

  • Moderator: Stella Burch Elias, Professor of Law, Chancellor William Gardiner Hammond Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law

United States

  • Ann Laquer Estin, Aliber Family Chair in Law, University of Iowa College of Law
  • David Thronson, Associate Dean for Experiential Education, Alan S. Zekelman Professor of International Human Rights Law, Director, Talsky Center for Human Rights of Women and Children, Michigan State University College of Law (in person)

United Kingdom (online)

  • Helena Wray, Associate Professor, Director of Research, University of Exeter Law School

Malaysia (online)

  • Low Choo Chin, Lecturer, Universiti Sains Malaysia

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Caplin Pavilion

Panel A | Employment and Labor Migration (Part IV)

  • Moderator: Stella Burch Elias, Professor of Law, Chancellor William Gardiner Hammond Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law

China: Reforming Chinese Employment Stream Migration Law Regime (online)

  • Liu Guofu, Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology School of Law

Gulf (online)

  • Nasra Shah, Professor, Kuwait University, School of Medicine

The Reform of the Kafala System in the GCC States (online)

  • Ibrahim Awad, Professor of Practice, Director, Center for Migration and Refugee Studies, American University in Cairo

Faculty Lounge

Panel B | Citizenship & Statelessness Law (Part V)

  • Moderator: Jill Goldenziel, Associate Professor, Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University

Canada (in-person)

  • Asha Kaushal (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Citizenship and Statelessness Law of France (in person)

  • Jules Lepoutre (Università di Corsica Pasquale Paoli, France)

“The Rich Become What They What, and the Poor Suffer What They Must”: Stratified Migration and Citizenship in Singapore (online)

  • Jacklyn Ling-Chen Neo (National University of Singapore)

Immigration to Israel: An Inclusion/Exclusion Spectrum in a Non-Immigration State (online)

  • Tally Kritzman, posthumously 
  • Edited and presented by Anat BenDor (Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law, Israel)

U.S. Nationality Law (online)

  • Peter Spiro (Temple University, USA)

1-2:10 p.m.

Lunch Break


2:10-4:05 p.m.

Caplin Pavilion

Panel A | Border Security (Part IV)

  • Moderator: Jill Goldenziel, Associate Professor, Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University

Germany (in person)

  • Daniel Thym, Deputy Chairman, Expert Council, Chairman, Public, European and International Law, Universitat Konstanz

Italy/Greece (online)

  • Nicolette Busuttil, Ph.D. Candidate, Queen Mary University of London School of Law
  • Violeta Moreno Lax, Full Professor, Queen Mary University of London School of Law

Canada: Past, Present and Possible Futures of the Settler Society Model of Migration Law (online)

  • Audrey Macklin, Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
  • Jessica Templeman, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Toronto

United States (online)

  • Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and Clinical Professor of Law, Director, Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, Penn State Law

Africa and Global Health (online)

  • Jo Vearey, Associate Professor, African Centre for Migration & Society, University of the Witwatersrand

4:20-5:15 p.m.

Caplin Pavilion

Panel A | Alienage Law (Part VI)

  • Moderator: Stella Burch Elias, Professor of Law, Chancellor William Gardiner Hammond Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law

United States (in person)

  • Stella Burch Elias, Professor of Law, Chancellor William Gardiner Hammond Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law  

European Union

  • Kevin-Fredy Hinterberger, Research Assistant, Universitat Wien

Faculty Lounge

Panel B | Interior Enforcement Approaches (Part V)

  • Moderator: Jill Goldenziel, Associate Professor, Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University

Argentina (online)

  • Lila García, Senior Research Fellow, Universidad de Buenos Aires

United States: The Amorphous Border: Deputization, Privatization, and Racialization (online)

  • Jennifer Chacón, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

5:25-5:55 p.m.

Caplin Pavilion

Wrap-Up Discussion

  • Kevin Cope, Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law; Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy, Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Politics
  • Mary Crock, Professor of Public Law, University of Sydney Law School
  • Stella Burch Elias, Professor of Law, Chancellor William Gardiner Hammond Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law
  • Jill Goldenziel, Associate Professor, Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University