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Author Meets Critics: The Ethics of Immigration by Joe Carens

Author Meets Critics: The Ethics of Immigration by Joe Carens
15 Devonshire Place, Room 200
Time: Sep 21st, 4:00 pm End: Sep 21st, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: United States Studies, Political Science, Law, Faculty of , Ethics, Diaspora/Transnational, Canada, 2000-
Panel discussion

The Centre for Ethics is pleased to present its inaugural event for 2015-2016:

Author Meets Critics:

Joseph Carens, Political Science, Unversity of Toronto, author of The Ethics of Immigration


  • Ronald Beiner, Political Science
  • Audrey Macklin, Law
  • Stephanie Silverman, SSHRC postdoctoral fellow, Centre for Ethics

Reception to follow.

The Ethics of Immigration (Oxford University Press, 2013) has won  the C. B. Macpherson Award from the Canadian Political Science Association for the best book in political theory published by a Canadian in the past 2 years; the David Easton Award from the Foundations of Political Theory section of the American Political Science Association for a book “that broadens the horizons of contemporary political science by engaging issues of philosophical significance in political life through any of a variety of approaches in the social sciences and humanities”; and the Distinguished Book Award from the Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration section of the International Studies Association for the best book published over the past two years in the study of the international politics of ethnicity, nationalism, or migration.
Joseph Carens is a professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Toronto. His research interests are contemporary political theory. His current focus is on markets and justice. In his book, Carens synthesizes a lifetime of work to explore and illuminate one of the most pressing issues of our time.

This event is free and open to all.  Registration is not required.  For further information, please contact the Centre for Ethics at (416) 978-6288.

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