Beyond Blood and Soil: The Rise of Citizenship by Investment

Talk

WHEN March 30, 2016
6:30-8pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

Citizenship by investment programs are on the rise. An increasing number of countries are now running formal programs that allow the moneyed elite to apply for citizenship in exchange for financial contributions. What lies behind this spread? And what does the commodification of citizenship mean for political membership more broadly? This talk explores the growth of the new citizenship industry as a part of wider transformations in citizenship.

Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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