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prof. dr. D. Kochenov

Hoogleraar van Europees Constitutioneel Recht en Burgerschap
prof. dr. D. Kochenov

 My research is mainly concerned with six profoundly interrelated subjects. These include


     I. European Citizenship and Nationality Law;

     II. EU Minority Protection and Non-Discrimination Law;

     III. EU External Relations and Enlargement Law;

     IV. Migration, Freedom and Human Rights;

     V. EU Law in the Overseas Possessions of the Member States;

     VI. Rule of Law, Democracy, Justice and the European Legal Order.


Herewith is the summary of my main activities in each of the six fields subject by subject, presenting five most important publications and several book reviews per subject. For the whole list of my publications and research presentations please see ‘research’.






                        I. European Union Citizenship and Nationality Law


                        5 Main Publications

Dimitry Kochenov, 'A Real European Citizenship: The Court of Justice Opening a New Chapter in the Development of the Union in Europe', 18(1) Columbia Journal of European Law, 2011.

Dimitry Kochenov, 'Double Nationality in the EU: An Argument for Tolerance', 17 European Law Journal , 2011, pp. 323-343.

Dimitry Kochenov, 'Case C-135/08, Janko Rottmann v. Freistaat Bayern, judgment of 2 March 2010 (Grand Chamber)', 47 Common Market Law Review, 2010, pp. 1831–1846.

Dimitry Kochenov, 'Rounding up the Circle: The Mutation of Member States'  Nationalities under Pressure from EU Citizenship', EUI Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies Paper, No 2010/23, 2010, viii + 35 pp.

Dimitry Kochenov, 'Ius Tractum of Many Faces: European Citizenship and a Difficult Relationship between Status and Rights', 15 Columbia Journal of European Law 2, 2009, pp. 169–237 .


                          Main Book Reviews

 Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Samantha Currie, 'Migration, Work and Citizenship in the Enlarged European Union', European Law Books , 3 January 2010.

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Dominik Hanf and Rodolphe Muños (eds.), 'La libre circulation des personnes: États des lieux et perspectives', 19 European Journal of International Law 4, 2008; this review also appeared in Global Law Books , 3 June 2008.

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Jo Shaw 'The Transformation of Citizenship in the European Union', 46 Journal of Common Market Studies, 2008, pp. 909, 910.   








                           II. EU Minority Protection and Non-Discrimination Law


                           5 Main Publications

Dimitry Kochenov, 'European Union's Minority Protection', in Kymlicka, Will and Boulden, Jane (eds.), International Approaches to Governing Ethnic Diversity (forthcoming).

Dimitry Kochenov, 'Regional Citizenships in the EU', 35 European Law Review, 2010, pp. 307–325.

Dimitry Kochenov, 'On Options of Citizens and Moral Choices of States: Gays and European Federalism', 33 Fordham International Law Journal, 2009, pp. 156–205.

Dimitry Kochenov, ‘The Summary of Contradictions: Outline of the EU’s Numerous Approaches to Minority Protection’, 31 Boston College International and Comparative Law Review 1, 2008, pp. 1–51.

Dimitry Kochenov, ‘EU’s Influence on the Citizenship Policies of the Candidate Countries: The Case of the Roma Exclusion in the Czech Republic’, 3 Journal of Contemporary European Research (JCER) 2, 2007, pp. 124–140.


                            Main Book Reviews

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Peter Van Elsuwege, 'From Soviet Republics to EU Member States: A Legal and Political Assessment of the Baltic States' Accession to the EU', 20 European Journal of International Law, 2009, pp. 1324-1327; this review also appeared in European Law Books , 12 September 2009.

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Helen Meenan (ed.), 'Equality Law in an Enlarged European Unoin: Understanding the Article 13 Directives', 20 European Journal of International Law 2, 2009; this review also appeared in  European Law Books , 23 December 2008.

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Marc Weller et al. (eds.), 'The Protection of Minorities in the Wider Europe', 47 Journal of Common Market Studies 3, 2009, p. 688.






                           III. EU External Relations and Enlargement Law


                            5 Main Publications

 Dimitry Kochenov, EU Enlargement and the Failure of Conditionality: Pre-accession Conditionality in the Fields of Democracy and the Rule of Law , The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2008 , xxxvii + 358 pp. [ to buy the book ]

Dimitry Kochenov, 'ENP's New Developments: Imitating Change, Ignoring the Problems', Comparative European Politics, 2011, pp. 581-595.

Dimitry Kochenov, 'The ENP Conditionality: Pre-accession Mistakes Repeated', in Tulmets, Elsa and Delcour, Laure (eds.), Pioneer Europe? Testing EU Foreign Policy in the Neighbourhood , Baden Baden: Nomos, 2008 , pp. 105–120. [. pdf ] [ to buy the book ]

Dimitry Kochenov, ‘Argument for Closer Co-operation between the European Union and the Council of Europe in the Field of the EU Enlargement Regulation’, 2 Croatian Yearbook of European Law & Policy, 2006, pp. 311–342.

Dimitry Kochenov, ‘EU Enlargement Law: History and Recent Developments: Treaty – Custom Concubinage?’, 9 European Integration online Papers (EIoP) 6, 2005, pp. 1–23 .


                         Conference Organisation

(with F. Amtenbrink) "The European Union's Shaping of International Legal Order", organised for CLEER - Centre for the Law of EU External Relations (The Hague), May 2011, Brussels, Belgium. Key-note speakers Prof. G. de Búrca (Harvard Law School) and Prof. A. Williams (Warwick), speakers include Prof. Koutrakos, Dr. L. Pech, Prof. C. Ohler, Prof. C. Hillion and others.


                            Main Book Reviews

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Daniela Piana, 'Judicial Accountabilities in New Europe', 35 European Law Review, 2010, pp. 743–746.

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Stephan Keukeleire and Jennifer MacNaughtan 'The Foreign Policy of the European Union', 46 Common Market Law Review, 2009, p. 351.

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Kellermann et al. (eds.) ‘The Impact of EUAccession on the Legal Orders of New EU Member States and (Pre-)Candidate Countries: Hopes and Fears’, 44 Common Market Law Review, 2007, pp. 854–856.







                            IV. Migration, Freedom, and Human Rights


                             5 Main Publications

 Dimitry Kochenov, 'The Right to Leave Any Country', in Sir Richard Plender (ed.), International Migration Law, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 2012 (forthcoming).

Dimitry Kochenov (with P. Van Elsuwege), 'EU Citizenship and Family Reunification after Ruiz Zambrano and McCarthy', 13 European Journal of Migration and Law, 2011 (forthcoming).

Dimitry Kochenov, 'Mevrouw de Jong Gaat Eten: EU Citizenship, Naturalisations, and Mythical Cultural Exceptionalism in Europe Today', EUI Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Paper , 2011/06.

Dimitry Kochenov 'The Puzzle of Citizenship and Territory in the EU: On European Rights Overseas', 17 Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, 2010, pp. 230–251.

Dimitry Kochenov, 'Free Movement and Participation in the Parliamentary Elections in the Member State of Nationality: An Ignored Link?', 16 Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, 2009, pp. 197–223.







                        V. EU Law in the Overseas Possessions of the Member States


                         5 Main Publications

Dimitry Kochenov (ed.), EU Law of the Overseas: Outermost Regions, Overseas Countries and Territories Associated with the Union, Territories Sui Generis, The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2011, xxxii + 536 pp. [  to buy the book ]

Dimitry Kochenov, 'Le Droit européen et le fédéralisme néerlandais: Une dynamique en évolution progressive', in Faberon, J.-Y. et al. (eds.), Destins des collectivités politiques d'Océanie, Aix-en-Provence, Presses universitaires d'Aix-Marseille, 2011 (forthcoming).

Dimitry Kochenov, 'The Impact of European Citizenship on the Association of the Overseas Countries and Territories with the European Community', 36 Legal Issues of Economic Integration 3, 2009, pp. 239–256.

Dimitry Kochenov, ' Substantive and Procedural Issues of Application of European Law in the Overseas Possessions of the Member States of the European Union', 17 Michigan State Journal of International Law 2, 2008-2009, pp. 195–288 .

Dimitry Kochenov (with H.E.Bröring, H.G.Hoogers and J.H.Jans), Schurende rechtsordes: Over de Eurpese Unie, het Koninkrijk, en zijn Caribische gebieden , Groningen: Europa Law Publishing, 2008 , 333 pp. [ to buy the book ]


                         Conference Organisation

(with H.E.Bröring and V. Van Bogaert) "Application of EU Law in the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT)". University of Aruba, 23 February 2011, Oranjestad, Aruba. Speakers included Prime Minister M. Eman, Prof. M. Broberg, Prof. F. Amtenbrink, Prof. L.W. Gormley and others.

(with H.E. Bröring)"On Bits of Europe Everywhere: Overseas Possessions of the EU Member States in the Legal-Political Context of European Law". Groningen University, 14-15 December 2009. The first high-profile conference on this issue in English. Opening: Mrs. Ank Bijleveld-Schouten, Secretary of State for the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Kingdom of the Netherlands; Key-note: Prof. Jacques Ziller, Università di Pavia; Dinner Speech: His Excellency Mike Eman, Prime Minister of Aruba. The conference report is available at the UACES website .


                          Book Review

 Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Laurent Tesoka and Jacques Ziller (eds.), 'Union européenne et outre-mers: Unis dans leur diversité', 47 Common Market Law Review, 2010, pp. 276-278.






                        VI. Rule of Law, Justice, Democracy and the European Legal Order


                         5 Main Publications

Dimitry Kochenov, 'Citizenship without Respect: The EU's Troubled Equality Ideal', Jean Monnet Paper (NYU Law School) No. 08/10, 2010, ii + 105 pp.

Dimitry Kochenov, Dimitry Kochenov, 'The EU Rule of Law: Cutting Paths through Confusion',  2 Erasmus Law Review  1, 2009, pp. 5–24 .

Dimitry Kochenov (with F. Amtenbrink), ‘Access to Enhanced Co-operation’, in Ott, Andrea and Vos, Ellen (eds.),  Fifty Years of European Integration: Foundations and Perspectives , The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press, 2009, pp. 181–200 . [ to buy the book ]

Dimitry Kochenov, ‘Behind the Copenhagen Façade: The Meaning and Structure of the Copenhagen Political Criterion of Democracy and the Rule of Law’, 8 European Integration online Papers (EIoP) 10, 2004, pp. 1–24 .

Dimitry Kochenov, ‘The Case of the EC: Peaceful Coexistence of an Ever Powerful Community and Sovereign MemberStates?’, in Snyder, Francis, (ed.) L’Union européenne et la gouvernance , Brussels: Bruylant, 2003, pp. 243–267 . [ to buy the book ]


                         Main Book Reviews

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Robert Schütze, 'From Dual to Cooperative Federalism: The Changing Structure of European Law', 21 European Journal of International Law, 2010, pp. 1123-1125.

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Morten Broberg and Niels Fenger, 'Preliminary References to the European Court of Justice', 37 Legal Issues of Economic Integration, 2010, pp. 375-378.

Dimitry Kochenov, Review of Giuliano Amato et al. (eds.), 'Genèse et destiné de la Constitution européenne', 33 European Law Review, 2008, pp. 766-769.







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