1 Curriculum Vitae Dr. Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen Date of Birth: 27 March 1979 Nationality: Danish Languages: Danish (proficiency), English (proficiency), German (reading) Present affiliation: Danish Institute for Human Rights Address: Wilders Plads 8K, 1403 Copenhagen K, Denmark Phone: Employment Record Head of Research Department Danish Institute for Human Rights Member of the Danish Refugee Appeals Board External Lecturer (international refugee law) Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen 2013 Visiting professor, University of Cagliari, Sardinia Senior Research Fellow Danish Institute for International Studies Project Researcher Danish Institute for International Studies 2008 Research Analyst (Udreder) Danish Institute for International Studies Policy Analyst / Industrial PhD Candidate, Department for Asylum and Protection, Danish Refugee Council Assistant Programme Coordinator International Department, Danish Red Cross Legal Intern Department of International Protection, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Academic Assistant International Department, Danish Refugee Council Entertained a small catering company and part-time employment at various restaurants Educational Record 2009 Ph.D. in Law - Institute of Law, Aarhus University. Industrial PhD awarded in cooperation with the Danish Refugee Council and the Danish Institute for International Studies M.A. Political Science (cand.scient.pol) Institute for Political Science,
2 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 2 / 12 University of Copenhagen M.Sc. in Forced Migration (dist.) Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford B.A. Political Science Institute for Political Science, University of Copenhagen Preliminary studies in Theology and Philosophy Oriel College, University of Oxford. Other Relevant Qualifications and Experiences Teaching (selected) International Protection of Refugees Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, 10 ECTS course, fall semester (organisation, teaching and examination) Annual course in Migration and Global Health part of the Global Health Summer School, University of Copenhagen Guest lecture for Masters course in international refugee law, New York University Law School 2012 Guest lecture, Fortress Europe and Human Rights, Danish National Police, Aliens department 2011 Guest lecture on privatisation of migration management, University of Michigan Law School 2009 Guest lectures on EU Migration Law Institute of Law, Aarhus University Lecture at Nordic PhD course on legal theory Sandbjerg Gods, Aarhus University Lecture and supervision at Cuenca PhD Colloquium in Refugee Law Cuenca University Guest lecture - EU s common asylum and immigration policy: Harmonisation in several gears, Institute for Political Science, University of Copenhagen. Research Grants and Awards 2011 Sapere Aude Young Elite Researcher award from the Danish Council for Independent Research ( Sapere Aude Ung Eliteforsker ) Post.doctoral grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research Human Rights in an Age of Globalisation International network grant from the Danish Council for Research in Social Sciences Migration Industries and Markets for Managing Migration (w/ Ninna Nyberg Sørensen) year Industrial PhD Research grant from the Danish Ministry of Science and Technology Chevening Scholarship, British Council.
3 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 3 / 12 Management experience, Affiliations, and Memberships Executive Chairman, the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) Network coordinator, The Migration Industry and Markets for Migration Management international research network (w/ Ninna Nyberg Sørensen) Co-chair of the COST Action IS1003, International Law Between Constitutionalisation and Fragmenation, working group on territory (w/ T. Aalberts) Affiliated member of "Beyond Territoriality: Globalisation and Transnational Human Rights Obligations (GLOTHRO)", European Science Foundation research network programme Member of the International Law Association, Danish branch Board member, Danish Peace Foundation Associated legal expert, European Council for Refugees and Exiles Associated research fellow, Centre for European Politics, University of Copenhagen Advocacy representative for the Danish Refugee Council to the European Council for Refugees and Exiles Representative of the Danish Refugee Council to the Ministry of Integration special hearing committee on EU asylum and immigration matters (SPAIS) Member of the editorial board for the newsletter Artikel 1a, Danish Refugee Council Member of the editorial board for the peer-reviewed journal Politik, Institute for Political Science, University of Copenhagen. Research Stays 2012 Visiting fellow, New York University Law School, Centre for Human Rights and Global Justice 2011 Visiting fellow, University of Michigan Law School 2008 Visiting PhD candidate at the European University Institute, Department of Law.
4 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 4 / 12 Publications Books 2013 The Rights of Others: Essays in honour of Jens Vedsted-Hansen. Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing, August 2013 (co-edited with Bettina Lehmann Kristiansen, Sten Schaumburg-Müller and Ida Elisabeth Koch) 2013 The Migration Industry and the Commercialization of International Migration. London: Routledge, 2013, (co-edited with Ninna Nyberg Sørensen) 2011 / 13 Access to Asylum: International refugee law and the globalisation of migration control. Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, paperback released in reviewed by B.N. Grainne in Leiden Journal of International Law 26:1 (2013) - reviewed by K. Touzenis in International Journal of Refugee Law 24:2 (2012) - reviewed by V. Moreno-Lax in Journal for Refugee Studies 2008 Sovereignty Games: Instrumentalising state sovereignty in Europe and beyond. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008 (co-edited with Rebecca Adler- Nissen) - reviewed by John Agnew in Political Geography 28 (2009) Peer Reviewed Articles and Book Chapters 2013 Private Law Enforcement and Control, in Gammeltoft-Hansen et al., eds., The Rights of Others: Essays in honour of Jens Vedsted-Hansen. Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing, Growing Barriers: Extraterritorial Obligations and International Refugee Law in James Hathaway (ed.), Human Rights and Refugee Law, Edward Elgar Publishing, (reprint for reader volume) 2013 Extraterritorial Migration Control. In Vincent Chetail (ed.) Research Handbook on Migration and International Law, Edward Elgar Publishing, Introduction. In T. Gammeltoft-Hansen and N. Nyberg Sørensen. The Migration Industry and the Commercialization of International Migration. London: Routledge, 2012, (co-authored with Ninna Nyberg Sørensen) 2012 The Rise of the Private Border Guard: Governance and Accountability in the Involvement of Non-State Actors in Migration Management. In T. Gammeltoft- Hansen and N. Nyberg Sørensen. The Migration Industry and the Commercialization of International Migration. London: Routledge, 2012.
5 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 5 / The Outsourcing of Asylum in the EU and the Advent of Protection Lite. In Luiza Bialasiewicz (ed.) Europe in the World: EU Geopolitics and the Transformation of European Space, Ashgate, Outsourcing European Migration Control and the Reach of International Refugee Law. In Citizens and Third Country Nationals: Examining Ten Years of the EU s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. A Celebration of Ten Years of the European Journal of Migration and Law. Edited by Paul Minderhoud and Elspeth Guild. The Hague: Brill, "Growing Barriers: International Refugee Law". In Extraterritorial Human Rights Obligations, edited by Mark Gibney and Sigrun Skogly. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010, pp Straitjacket or Sovereignty Shield? The Danish Opt-Out on Justice and Home Affairs and Prospects after the Treaty of Lisbon, Danish Foreign Policy Yearbook 2010, edited by Hans Mouritzen and Nanna Hvidt. (w/ Rebecca Adler-Nissen) 2009 "Hic Abundant Leones: Om Flygtningeret Og Europæisk Migrationskontrol I Høj Sø". In Om Rettens Tilgængelighed, edited by Sten Schaumburg-Müller. Copenhagen: DJØF, The Right to Seek Revisited: On the UN Human Rights Declaration Article 14 and Access to Asylum Procedures in the EU. European Journal of Migration and Law 10 (4): , (with Hans Gammeltoft-Hansen) Det Relige Forbehold: et forbehold ude af kontrol?. Økonomi og Politik 81:3, pp (with Rebecca Adler-Nissen) 2008 The Refugee, the Sovereign and the Sea: EU Interdiction Policies. In Sovereignty Games: Instrumentalizing State Sovereignty in Europe and Beyond, edited by Rebecca Adler-Nissen and Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen. New York: Palgrave, 2008, pp An Introduction to Sovereignty Games. In Sovereignty Games: Instrumentalizing State Sovereignty in Europe and Beyond, edited by Rebecca Adler-Nissen and Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen. New York: Palgrave, 2008, pp (with Rebecca Adler-Nissen) 2008 "Epilogue: Three Layers of a Contested Concept". In Sovereignty Games: Instrumentalizing State Sovereignty in Europe and Beyond, edited by Rebecca Adler-Nissen and Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen. New York: Palgrave, 2008, pp (with Rebecca Adler-Nissen) Co-editor of special issue, Flygtninge og Grænsekontrol (Refugees and Border Control). Tidsskriftet Politik 7:3, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. Editor-Reviewed Articles and Working Papers 2013 Menneskerettigheder presser Fort Europa. In Krise og Fornyelse: Perspektiver på EU under det danske formandskab 2012, edited by Njeri
6 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 6 / 12 Jensen et al.. Copenhagen: European Commission / DIIS 2011 Dansk Asylpolitik In Asylbørn: En barndom i undtagelsestilstand, edited by Signe Smith Nielsen and Katrine Vitus. Copenhagen: Molly & Paul Ude af syne, ude af sind? Om flygtningeansvar og nærhedsetik. In Asyl og Indvandring, edited by Mette Bock et al. Copenhagen: Anis Sovereignty at Sea: The law and politics of saving lives in the Mare Liberum. DIIS Working Paper, 18/2010 (w/ Tanja Aalberts) 2010 Achievements and Challenges towards a Common European Asylum and Immigration Policy: The Stockholm Programme and Beyond. In Elvire Fabry et al. (eds.) Think Global Act European Paris: Notre Europe. (with Katringe Borg Albertsen and Maria Bergström) The Refugee, the Sovereign and the Sea: EU Interdiction Policies in the Mediterranean. DIIS Working Paper, 6/ "Retten Til at Søge: Om FN's Menneskerettighedsdeklaration Art. 14 og EU's Asylpolitik". In Denne Verden Fortjener at Blive Forandret, edited by Eva Ersbøll, Ida Elisabeth Koch, Stephanie Lagoutte and Eva Maria Lassen, Copenhagen: DJØF, (With Hans Gammeltoft-Hansen) "The Extraterritorialisation of Asylum and the Advent of Protection Lite ". DIIS Working Paper 2/ "EU's Umulige Grænsekontrol". Udenrigs 2 (2006): "Outsourcing Migration Management: EU, Power, and the External Dimension of Asylum and Immigration Policy". DIIS Working Paper no 2006/ "Filtering out the Risky Migrant: Migration Control, Risk Theory and the EU". AMID Working Paper Series 52/2006. Consultancies and Commissioned Research (selected) Co-author and expert consultant for Italian Refugee Council project on Entering the Territory funded by the European Refugee Fund Co-author on study commissioned by the Danish Parliament, De Danske Forbehold for den Europæiske Union: Udviklingen siden 2000, DIIS, ( The Danish Opt-Outs to the European Union: The developments since 2000, chapter 5: Justice and Home Affairs) Consultant and contributions to study commissioned by the Refugee Council (UK), Remote Controls: how UK border controls are endangering the lives of refugees, RC, December Consultant and contributions to study commissioned by the European Council for Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), Defending Refugees Access to Protection in Europe, ECRE, 2007.
7 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 7 / Consultant and contributions to manual, Good practices in response to trafficking in human beings: Cooperation between civil society and law enforcement in Europe, Danish Red Cross, Non-academic articles and commentaries 1, 2006 Fort Europa Udvider (with Ole Larsen), Nyhedsbrevet Art. 1A Hold døren på klem: EU s migrationspolitik i Afrika (with Simon Turner), Weekendavisen Kvoteflygtninge er en nødvendig del af nærområdestrategien, Politiken Free Movement - and its discontent: EU Court Ruling Raises Quesions in the Capitals, European Voice (with Sara Hagemann) EU asylpolitik version 2.0 kan få store konsekvenser for Danmark, Ugebrevet Europa Ambitiøs plan for fremtidens retspolitik i EU, Ugebrevet Europa Familiesammenføring: Vejledning fra Kommissionen, Ugebrevet Europa EU åbner for asyldatabase i kampen mod terror, Ugebrevet Europa Uledsagde børn og barnets tarv ny vejledning fra Kommissionen, Ugebrevet Europa Nye EU-regler skal gøre op med asyllotteriet, Ugebrevet Europa Ny handlingsplan sætter tempoet for retspolitikken i både EU og Danmark, Ugebrevet Europa Danmark Dilemma: Grænsekontrol og Schengen, DIIS Policy Brief, with Julie Herschend Christoffersen Sovereignty for Sale: a comment on Mads Brügger s film The Ambassador, Danish Film Institute Magazine FILM Fangesagen er en del af en global trend, kronik i Information Retsforbeholdets anatomi, Altinget The Commercialisation of International Migration, DIIS Annual Report, , with Ninna Nyberg Sørensen Menneskerettigheder presser Fort Europa, op-ed in Berlingske Tidende Can Privatization Kill?, op-ed article in the New York Times / International
8 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 8 / 12 Herald Tribune Dans om Menneskerettighederne, op-ed in Jyllands-Posten The Migration Industry and Future Directions for Migration Policy, DIIS Policy Brief, with Ninna Nyberg Sørensen Dissertations 2009 Access to Asylum: International refugee law and he offshoring and outsourcing of migration control. Ph.D. dissertation, Institute of Law, Aarhus University The Risk of Migration Control: A reflexive analysis of the common EU asylum and immigration policy. M.A. Thesis. Institute for Political Science, University of Copenhagen Securing Protection or Protecting Security? The Role of the UNHCR in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies. M.Sc. Thesis. Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford.
9 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 9 / 12 Dissemination Conferences, Panels, Workshops and Seminars (selected) 2013 Paper, International refugee law and the globalization of migration control, faculty seminar at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, 28 February Organisation and chair, The Migration Industry and the Commercialisation of Migration Management, book launch seminar, Danish Institute for International Studies, 21 February Paper, The Role of International Refugee Law in Refugee Policy, preconference workshop on Global Refugee Policy, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, 5 December Paper, The Internationalisation of Migration Control: The continued viability of non-refoulement in a world of multi-state deterrence, Refugee Studies Centre 30 th Anniversary Conference, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, 6-7 December Paper, Sovereignty at Sea: The Law and Politics of Saving Lives in the Mare Liberum, COST workshop Organising Fragmented Territoriality, Hamburg, November 2012 (w/ Tanja Aalberts) Paper, Translating Expertise: Governmental Legal Advisors and the legal issues around prisoner renditions, COST workshop on Legal Expertise, Copenhagen Business School, 18 October Co-organiser, track responsible, and presentation, Border and mobility dynamics: Reconfiguring borders and mobility in times of crisis. International migration conference at the Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen, September Paper, International Law and International Relations: Should we agree just to date?, COST workshop Re-Zoning the International? Law, Politics and the (Im)Possibilities of Interdisciplinary Research, at the 9 th Convention of the Central-Eastern European International Studies Associations, Krakow, September 2012 (w/ Tanja Aalberts) 2012 Seminar presentation, Privatization and Migration Management, Centre for Human Rights and Global Justice, New York University, New York, 2 June 2012.
10 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 10 / Discussant, International Law and Human Rights Scholarship Conference, NYU, New York, 29 February 2 March Organisation of conference, keynote, organization of workshops and book launch presentation, Nordic Asylum Law Seminar, DIIS, May Organisation of workshop and 2 paper presentations, Actors, Industries and Markets in Migration Management, University of California Los Angeles, April Presentation of paper, Sovereignty at Sea, and presentation in final section round-table, The Legalization Debate Ten Years On Achievements and Developments at Standing Group on International Relations (SGIR), Stockholm, 9-11 September Paper, New bilateralism in EU s Justice and Home Affairs policy, EURECO Conference, University of Copenhagen, 1 September Organisation of workshop and 2 paper presentations, Sovereignty, Territory & Emerging Geo-politics, DIIS, Copenhagen, May Organisation of panel and 2 paper presentations, Claiming and Disclaiming Sovereignty, International Studies Association, New Orleans, February Organisation of seminar, Migration Industries and Markets for Migration Management, Danish Institute for International Studies, November 2009 (with Ninna Nyberg Sørensen) Organisation of panel and paper, The growing markets for migration management and the political economy of human rights and refugee protection. Metropolis Conference, Copenhagen. 15 September Paper and discussant, An enquiry into the legal consequences of offshoring and outsourcing migration control and refugee protection, Cuenca Colloquium on International Refugee Law, Cuenca, 24 September Paper, Extraterritorial obligations under international refugee law, Seminar and roundtable on Trends and Challenges in Border Control and Refugee Protection, The Refugee Law Reader, Madrid, 26 September Organisation of conference and paper presentations, Sovereignty Games: Instrumentalizing State Sovereignty in Europe and Beyond. Institute for Political Science, University of Copenhagen, March 2007 (with Rebecca Adler-Nissen).
11 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 11 / Organisation of seminar, Outsourcing Migration Control and Refugee Protection Problems and Potentials, Danish Institute for International Studies, 1 February Paper, Extraterritorial obligations under international refugee law. Expert seminar on Access to Asylum organised by the European Council for Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), April 2007, Las Palmas, Spain Paper, The Extraterritorialisation of Asylum in the EU: From Migration Management to Rights Management. Conference on The Future of Asylum Policy in the EU organised by the Finnish EU Presidency and the Odysseus Network, 10 October 2006, Turku University, Turku, Finland Paper, The Extraterritorialisation of Asylum and the Advent of Protection Lite. Conference on The External Dimensions of European Immigration Policy organised by The Robert Schumann Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, November Presentations at Public Institutions (selected) 2012 Presentation, Externalisation through Cooperation: The political and legal consequences of international migration control, The Management of the External Borders of the EU and its Impact on the Human Rights of Migrants: A Consultation between the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, civil society and academia, Migration Policy Institute and the Open Society Foundation, Florence, 3 October Presentation, EU s grænser og udlændingepolitik, Danish Police, Foreigner s Unit (Rigspolitiet, Udlændingeafdelingen), 5 December Presentation, Det danske retsforbehold, Conference on the Danish opt-out on justice and home affairs at the Danish Parliament, 6 December Presentation, Migration Control and Refugee Law: Current trends and developments, Annual General Meeting of the European Council of Refugees and Exiles, 14 October Presentation and hearing on Demography and Immigration, Council of Europe, Committee on Migration, Refugees and Populations, Paris, 31 March Presentation and hearing on EU asylum and immigration policy after Lisbon. Danish Parliament, European Affairs and Integration Committees, 2 March
12 CV Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen page 12 / Presentation, How is the EU handling immigration and asylum issues?, European Commission, Representation to Denmark, 9 November Presentation and discussant, 10-Point Plan Expert Roundtable No. 1: Controlling Borders while Ensuring Protection, Geneva, November Presentation and hearing on the Danish Opt-Outs to the EU, Danish Parliament, European Affairs Committee Facilitation, presentation and conclusions, Gaps and opportunities in the protection of migrant workers, National Human Rights Institutions Third Arab- European Dialogue on Migration, Rabat, Morocco, 6-8 May Presentation and hearing on EU Return Directive, European Parliament Presentation and discussant at Ad Hoc Meeting on Regional Protection Programmes, European Commission Presentation and discussant at debate on regional transit centres, Council of Europe, Committee for Migration and Asylum. Media Regular commentator in Danish and international media with approximately 50 annual interviews. International outlets include: New York Times, CNN, NPR, Slate Magazine, American Spectator, NDR, Euronews. European Voice, World Politics Review, and Asahi Shimbun.