The Case for Open Borders

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The Institute for Liberal Studies is an education non-profit based in Ottawa. It works with Canadian Universities to bring speakers to campus who specialize in political science, economics, philosophy, and business to talk about topics like entrepreneurship, democracy, public policy, and the rule of law. 

The speaker chosen to present the topic "The Case for Open Borders"  is Dr. Chris Freiman, an associate professor of philosophy at the College of William and Mary and a graduate of Duke University (BA in philosophy) and the University of Arizona (MA, PhD in philosophy).

His research interests include democratic theory, distributive justice, and immigration policy and he is the author of Unequivocal Justice, Why It’s OK to Ignore Politics, as well as numerous articles and book chapters.

The talk he will be giving is titled “The Case for Open Borders” and willdiscuss the moral obligation for states to liberalize their immigration policies and the relevance of immigration policy on issues like climate change and poverty relief. The talk will take place over Zoom on February 10 at 6 pm. The registration page can be found by following the link below.

Free, Must register to attend the event.


Sheila Matson | | 403-329-2245

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