Topic:          Border and Mobility Issues Straddling Canada and the United States

Canada-US Border Image

Is the longest undefended border dividing Canada and the United States still really ‘undefended’? This talk presents and discusses the various policies implemented in borderlands straddling the international boundary line which organize both trade and mobility.

Speaker:    Dr. Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly

Dr. Brunet-Jailly is a professor in the School of Public Administration and in the European Studies Program at the University of Victoria. He is also the Director of UVic’s European Union Centre for Excellence, Director of UVic’s Jean Monnet Centre, and holds a Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Border and Region Policy. He is lead of 21st Century Borders, a $5.6 million research project. He has published work in comparative urban governance, governance and theorization of cross-border regions in 15 books and special issues of academic journals, and over 100 book chapters and articles. He holds an LLB from Paul Cézanne University, an MA in Political Science from University of Paris, and a PhD in Political Science from University of Western Ontario.

When:    Monday, May 9th, 12:00 to 2:00 pm

Where:   JCCV, 3636 Shelbourne Street

Sit down luncheon includes coffee or tea and dessert. Proof of vaccination is required.

Cost is $18.00, $15.00 for JCCV members.

Call or email the JCCV at 250-477-7185 or to reserve.