Video: Professor Fabio Rojas on Open Borders

First Published: 2019-11-28

THE NASSAU INSTITUTE & TEMPLETON RELIGION TRUST In Collaboration with the Banking Economics & Finance Department & The Economics Society of The University of The Bahamas presented Professor Fabio Rojas on Migration: “Open Borders: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels”

When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: University of The Bahamas
Admission: Free of charge

Talk summary: “Open Borders: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels” – Is it acceptable to prevent someone from moving or travelling to a new country? This talk will review anti-immigration arguments from the most basic to the most sophisticated and show that these arguments rarely hold up to scrutiny. Thus, migration should be liberalized.

Brief bio: Fabio Rojas is professor of sociology at Indiana University and editor of Contexts, the official magazine of the American Sociological Association. In addition to his sociological research, Rojas is an advocate for open borders. He co-founded the Open Borders Conference and has appeared on Vox, Aeon Ideas, and other websites to promote free migration.

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