Professor of Social and Political Theory
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Administrative Assistant: Monika.Rzemieniecka@eui.eu
Office: BF 183, Badia Fiesolana
European University Institute (EUI)
Department of Political and Social Sciences
Via dei Roccettini 9
50014 San Domenico di Fiesole (FI)
Office Hours as Dean of Graduate Studies: Tuesday 11:00-12:30. Please write to DeanofGraduateStudies@eui.eu to set up an appointment.
In other matters please contact Rainer.Baubock@eui.eu (cc Monika.Rzemieniecka@eui.eu) to set up an appointment.
Rainer Bauböck holds a chair in social and political theory at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the European University Institute. He is on leave from the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna.
From 1986 to 1999 Rainer Bauböck was a researcher and associate professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna. He has taught regularly at the Universities of Vienna and Innsbruck and was a recurrent visiting professor at Central European University Budapest.
He was also a visiting researcher/guest professor at the Bellagio Rockefeller Foundation (June-July 2006), at Yale University (Jan-May 2005), the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (2003), the University of Bristol (April-June 2002), University of Malmö (September 2000-February 2001); the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton and Princeton University (September 1998-June 1999); and the University of Warwick (1990-91).
In 2003-2005, Rainer Bauböck was President of the Austrian Association of Political Science. In November 2006, he was awarded the Latsis Prize of the European Science Foundation for his work on immigration and social cohesion in modern societies.
In April 2013 Rainer Bauböck was elected corresponding member abroad of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
From October 2012 Rainer Bauböck is Dean of Graduate Studies at the European University Institute.
German (native), English (fluent), French (fair), Italian (fair)
Normative Political Theory and Comparative Research on Democratic Citizenship, European Integration, Migration, Nationalism and Minority Rights
EUDO CITIZENSHIP: Together with co-directors Jo Shaw (University of Edinburgh) and Maarten Vink (University of Maastricht) Rainer Bauböck coordinates the European Union Democracy Observatory on Citizenship. This website offers the most comprehensive data base and research platform on citizenship laws and policies in all EU member states and neighbouring countries.
This observatory is nested within EUDO (European Union Democracy Observatory), a major web platform hosted by the Robert Schuman Centre of the EUI.
IMISCOE Research Network (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe): IMISCOE starred as a Network of Excellence funded by the EU 6th Framework Programme and is today the largest academic network on migration research in Europe with institutional and individual membership.
Rainer Bauböck represents the EUI in the IMISCOE board of directors and coordinates a Standing Group on Migration, Citizenship and Political Participation (MIGCITPOL).
Seminar: "Political and Social Theory of Boundaries: Citizenship, Territory, Ethnicity", Autumn 2013
Seminar: Transnational Citizenship: Theories, Laws and Practicies, Winter 2013 (together with Claire Kilpatrick)
Workshop: Representative Democracy in the 21st Century, 25-26 October 2012
Workshop: The Ethics of Immigration, 21-22 May 2012
Workshop: Linguistic Justice, 2 March 2012
Seminar: Cultural Diversity in Political Theory, Winter 2012
Seminar: Theories of Rights in International Relations and Liberal Democracy, Winter 2012 (with C. Reus-Smit)
Workshop: Expanding and restricting the franchise: How do liberal democracies determine who can vote?, 27 May 2011
Seminar: Migration in Political Theory, Winter 2011
Seminar: Accomodation of Cultural Diversity in Liberal Societies: Law and Political Theory, Autumn 2010 (together with Ruth Rubio Martin (EUI Law Department)
Workshop: Global Justice and Migration: Normative prespectives and empirical trends, 23-24 April, 2010
Seminar: Debating Citizenship: Historical and Contemporary Controversies about Membership, Rights and Self-Government, (together with M. Van Gelderen), Winter 2010
Workshop: How to study nationalism? (together with Michael Keating), 25 November, 2009
Seminar: Nationalism in Theory and Practice (together with Michael Keating), Autumn 2009
Seminar taught at Vienna University: Migration and Transnational citizenship, Autumn 2009
Workshop: Interrogating the Intersection between Race, Ethnicity, and Nationhood, 9 June, 2009, (co-organized with Jaime Lluch (Max Weber Visiting Fellow), and Ruth Rubio Martin (EUI Law Department)
Conference: Matching Context and Capacity: The Economic Integration of Immigrants, 11-12 June 2009
Seminar: Comparing Citizenship Regimes, Winter 2009
Seminar: Migration in Normative Political Theory, Autumn 2008
Workshop: Should and does race or ethnic orignin count in fighting discrimination? 11-12 June 2008
Conference: Diaspora and Transnationalism. Conceptual, Theoretical, and Methodological Challenges, 10-11 April 2008
Seminar: Research design and qualitative methods (together with Donatella della Porta, Fritz Kratochwil and Pascal Vennesson), Winter 2008
Seminar: Towards a European identity (together with Martin Kohli), Winter 2008
Seminar: Theories of Nationalism, Autumn 2007
Workshop: Political Transnationalism. Mobilizing and participating in different polities: Empirical Research Strategies and Normative Implications, 4-5 June, 2007 (co-organized with Virginie Guiraudon)
Workshop: The International Politics of Diversity, 23-24 May, 2007 (co-organized with Virginie Guiraudon)
Seminar: Theories of Citizenship: Problems of Membership and Political Boundaries (Winter 2007)
From 2008 to summer 2012 Rainer Bauböck coordinated the Migration Working Group (MWG) at the EUI Robert Schuman Centre. Since October 2012 the MWG is coordinated by Anna Triandafyllidou. The MWG is a multidisciplinary working group open for researchers, fellows and faculty from all EUI departments and the wider Florentine academic community with an interest in migration related topics.
Rainer Bauböck: Temporary migrants, partial citizenship and hypermigration, Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, Volume 4, Issue 5, Routledge 2011
Rainer Bauböck and Thomas Faist (eds.) Transnationalism and Diaspora. Concepts, Theories and Methods. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2010. http://www.aup.nl/do.php?a=show_visitor_book&isbn=9789089642387
Download full text of chapter: Constellations and Hot Identities. Political Theory Questions about Transnationalism and Diaspora