This Cassidy-Reid Lecture Presents Dr Benjamin Hoy: "Kidnapping for Justice: Extralegal Renditions along the Canada-US Border"
28 September 2017
University Club, 5th Floor University Centre, University of Guelph
Since the 1830s, Canadian and American police officers have regularly utilized transnational abductions and prisoner exchanges to bring wanted men to justice. These practices, while violating at least one country’s laws, served as integral parts of border control. In the process, breaking law became a viable means of upholding it.
Dr Benjamin Hoy, a Guelph graduate and Stanford PhD, is now a tenure-stream faculty member at the University of Saskatchewan. He will be returning to Guelph the evening of Thursday September 28th to give the Cassidy-Reid lecture. This lectureship was established in honour of retired History faculty Dr Keith Cassidy and Dr Richard Reid, and is held every two years.
7 pm: Lecture
8 pm: Reception
For more information, please contact Jana Miller, Alumni Advancement Manager, CoA, CSAHS, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (519) 824-4120 ext. 52965.
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