Symposium on Immigration, Human Rights, and Displacement, DAY 2


The Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics is pleased to present a two-day panel discussion on moral and political questions raised by issues of immigration, human rights, and displacement. This breakfast symposium is designed to foster critical engagement with these pressing areas of inquiry through interaction with five expert panelists. This event is free and open to the public, so clear your morning, grab a coffee, and join us.


SESSION 1, Monday, May 2

8:00-8:15 a.m.
Panelist introductions

8:15-8:30 a.m.
Opening remarks by Steve Scalet, Hoffberger Center Director

8:30-9:00 a.m.
"International Borders, Immigration, and Nondomination"
Josh Kassner, The University of Baltimore

9:00-9:30 a.m.
"Internal Restrictions on Movement: A Reconsideration"
Desiree Lim, Penn State University

9:30-10 a.m.
"The Harm of Refugee Containment"
Micah Trautmann, Boston University

SESSION 2, Wednesday, May 4

8:00-8:30 a.m.
"Reflective Inclusiveness as a Bridge between Human Rights and Nationalistic Attachment"
Tetsu Sakurai, Kobe University

8:30-9:00 a.m.
"Migration, Neighborliness, and Belonging"
Steve Scalet, The University of Baltimore 

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Contact Name:
Rebeccah Leiby
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Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request 10 days prior to a campus event and 30 days prior to an event requiring travel.

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