Dr. Jean-Thomas Arrighi de Casanova

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jean-thomas.arrighi [at] eui.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Former Visiting Researcher of the Visiting Research Professorship

Jean-Thomas Arrighi, PhD, was a visiting fellow within the Global Citizenship Law research group. His current research deals with citizenship trends and determinants in a broad comparative perspective. Jean-Thomas is a research associate at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute (EUI), as well as an adjunct lecturer in politics at the Universities of Neuchâtel and Lucerne in Switzerland.

He holds a PhD and an MRes in Social and Political Sciences from the EUI (2012). Between 2012 and 2015, he was the coordinator of the EUDO-CITIZENSHIP Observatory (now GLOBALCIT), also based at the EUI. His research interests include territorial politics, comparative politics, nationalism, migration and citizenship. 

Selected Publications

Jean-Thomas Arrighi and Dejan Stjepanovic (Eds.). (Forthcoming, May 2019). Where borders migrate: Territorial rescaling and citizenship in Europe. Special Issue. Ethnopolitics. 

Jean-Thomas Arrighi and Dejan Stjepanovic (2019). Introduction: The Rescaling of Territory and Citizenship in Europe. Ethnopolitics.

Jean-Thomas Arrighi (2019). ‘The people, year zero’: Secessionism and citizenship in Scotland and Catalonia. Ethnopolitics. 

Samuel Schmid, Lorenzo Piccoli, and Jean-Thomas Arrighi (2019). Non-universal suffrage: Measuring electoral inclusion in contemporary democracies. European Political Science.

Jean-Thomas Arrighi and Jean-Michel Lafleur. (2019). Where and why can expatriates vote in regional elections? A comparative analysis of regional electoral practices in Europe and North America.  Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 45(4), 517-538.

Jean-Thomas Arrighi and Lorenzo Piccoli. (2018). Index on citizenship law in Swiss cantons: Conceptualisation, measurement, aggregation. NCCR on the move Working Papers. Neuchâtel: Université de Neuchâtel.

Jean-Thomas Arrighi. (2018). The political participation of mobile EU citizens in France. GLOBALCIT Country Reports on Political Participation. San Domenico di Fiesole: European University Institute.