Iseult Honohan

Head of the Irish Research Team

Iseult Honohan ( is Senior Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin.  Her research interests lie in normative political theory, with a focus on republican theory, both its foundations and its application to areas including citizenship, immigration and diversity.

Her publications relevant to the ACCEPT project include ‘Friends, strangers or countrymen? the ties between citizens as colleagues’ Political Studies (2001); Civic Republicanism (2002), Republicanism in Theory and Practice (co-edited with Jeremy Jennings, 2005); ‘Civic republicanism and the multicultural city’ in Migration and Cultural Inclusion in the European City, W. Neill and H.-U. Schwedler (eds) (2007); ‘Reconsidering the claim to family reunification in migration’ Political Studies (2009); and ‘Citizenship attribution in a new country of immigration: Ireland’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (2010).

She is a partner in the EU-funded EUDO Citizenship project, setting up a web-based observatory on access to citizenship in Europe and was principal organiser of the NORFACE seminar series ‘Challenges of Immigration in the Smaller Countries of Europe’ 2006-8, studying the experience of, challenges for, and responses to immigration among the smaller countries of Europe in comparative perspective

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Project Coordinator:
Prof. Anna Triandafyllidou,
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (European University Institute)

Funded by: the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme, Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities

Duration: 1 March 2010-31 May 2013

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