Journal Article (10)

Journal Article
Bianchini, Katia. 2022. An illustration of anthropology's contribution to refugee law research. German Law Journal 23(7): 943–959. DOI:
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Bianchini, Katia. 2021. The role of expert witnesses in the adjudication of religious and culture-based asylum claims in the United Kingdom: the case study of 'witchcraft' persecution. Journal of Refugee Studies 34(4): 3793–3819. DOI:
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Bianchini, Katia. 2020. Identifying the stateless in statelessness determination procedures and immigration detention in the United Kingdom. International Journal of Refugee Law 32(3): 440–471. DOI:
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Bianchini, Katia. 2019. The case law of the European Court of Human Rights pertaining to the immigration detention of stateless persons. Asyl 2: 14–21.
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Bianchini, Katia. 2017. The "stateless person" definition in selected EU member states: variations of interpretation and application. Refugee Survey Quarterly 36(3): 81–107. DOI:
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Bianchini, Katia. 2017. A comparative analysis of statelessness determination procedures in 10 EU states. International Journal of Refugee Law 29(1): 42–83. DOI:
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Bianchini, Katia. 2014. On the protection of stateless persons in Germany. Tilburg Law Review 19(1-2): 35–51. DOI:
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Bianchini, Katia. 2011. Legal aid for asylum seekers: progress and challenges in Italy. Journal of Refugee Studies 24(2): 390–410. DOI:
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Bianchini, Katia. 2011. Unaccompanied asylum-seeker children: flawed processes and protection gaps in the UK. Forced Migration Review (37): 52–53.
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Bianchini, Katia. 2010. The Mandate Refugee Program: a critical discussion. International Journal of Refugee Law 22(3): 367–378. DOI:

Book Chapter (3)

Book Chapter
Bianchini, Katia. 2022. Legal and anthropological approaches to international refugee law. In: Marie-Claire Foblets, Mark Goodale, Maria Sapignoli, and Olaf Zenker (eds.). The Oxford handbook of law and anthropology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 792–807.
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Bianchini, Katia. 2020. Humanitarian admission to Italy through humanitarian visas and corridors. In: Marie-Claire Foblets and Luc Leboeuf (eds.). Humanitarian admission to Europe: the law between promises and constraints. Schriften zum Migrationsrecht 30. Baden-Baden: Nomos, pp. 157–197.
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Bianchini, Katia. 2012. The United Kingdom's implementation of the EU asylum-seekers' Reception Directive. In: Sonia Morano-Foadi and Micaela Malena (eds.). Integration for third-country nationals in the European Union: the equality challenge. 1. ed. Cheltenham; Northampton: Elgar, pp. 91–106.

Working Paper (1)

Working Paper
Bianchini, Katia. 2020. En route to protection: a literature review of key issues in refugee law. Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Working Papers 203. Halle/Saale: Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology.

Report (1)

Bianchini, Katia. 2016. Protecting stateless persons from arbitrary detention in the United Kingdom. ENS Country Studies. London: European Network on Statelessness.

Book Review (2)

Book Review
Bianchini, Katia. 2017. Nationality and statelessness in the international law of refugee status by Eric Fripp. Oxford; Portland, Oregon: Hart Publishing, 2016. Pp. 362. International standards on nationality law: texts, cases and materials by Gerard-René de Groot and Olivier Willem Vonk. Oisterwijk: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2016. Pp. 756. Journal of Refugee Studies 30(1): 153–156. DOI:
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Bianchini, Katia. 2009. Nationality matters: statelessness under international law by Laura van Waas. Antwerp; Oxford; Portland: Intersentia, 2008. Pp. 504. Journal of Refugee Studies 22(4): 530–532. DOI:

Monograph (1)

Bianchini, Katia. 2018. Protecting stateless persons: the implementation of the convention relating to the status of stateless persons across EU states. 1. ed. International Refugee Law Series 11. Leiden: Brill Nijhoff.
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