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“The Violence of Borders” in Ashby Dialogue

The Ashby Dialogues have two events this week.

The next “Europe and Other Fortresses in a Borderless World” Ashby Dialogue meeting will take place on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in MHRA 1607.

Guest speaker Dr. Reece Jones, Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will discuss a selection from his recently completed book The Violence of Borders, which addresses how some of the most significant challenges of our times, such as climate change, global wealth inequality, and the growth of slums, are all connected to issues of borders.

The discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Corey Johnson, Associate Professor of Geography, UNCG. Light refreshments will be served.

The second event will be Friday, Feb. 5, 3:30-4:30 p.m., EUC Maple Room. “The Violence of Borders,” a public lecture by Dr. Reece Jones, Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, will be co-sponsored by Ashby Dialogues and the UNCG Geography Department.