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Conceptual and methodological framework for systematic comparison and analysis (Deliverable 4.1)

December 18, 2014

This document provides a theoretical and methodological framework for the analysis of the individual case studies of work package 4 (Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Israel, Spain, Switzerland, and Turkey). It corresponds to task 1 of work package 4, which is aimed at establishing the…

Report of first annual consortium meeting (Deliverable 1.4)

December 15, 2014

From June 30 until July 2 2014, the bEUcitizen consortium members convened at the Dedeman Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. During this three day conference, researchers discussed the content of the work, challenged each other, found fields of interest on which they could work together with a view to…

The transposition of EU guidelines and directives (Deliverable 9.1)

November 7, 2014

The central aim of this deliverable is to identify possible trends EU member states’ social policies  in relation to a number of important citizenship issues. The broader objective of WP9 is to study the relationship between the effects of discrepancies between respective civil, political,…

The scale and scope of citizenship in Early Modern Europe (Deliverable 3.1)

This paper develops a simple methodology to estimate the stock of citizens and citizenship rates for over 30 European towns and cities between 1550 and 1800. We find substantial variation in individual urban citizenship rates, from less than five percent to over twenty percent, even within the…

Rights and obligations of citizens and non-citizens in selected countries (Deliverable 10.1)

July 31, 2014

This report derives from the work of partners involved in Work Package 10 of the FP7 programme bEUcitizen:  Utrecht University (The Netherlands); the University of Zagreb (Croatia); University College Dublin (Ireland); the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel); the University of Oviedo (Spain)…

Access to the trade: Citizens, craft guilds and social and geographical mobility in early modern Europe (Working Paper 1)

May 1, 2014

Citizenship is a socio-political instrument of inclusion – and therefore inevitably also of exclusion. It has been so ever since the invention of the concept in Antiquity. In the historical literature it is often argued that the exclusion element was for a long time predominant, and only became…